There are 3 ways to get from St. Gallen to Innsbruck by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the train from Sargans to Innsbruck Hbf Rjx / ...

53€ - 109€

2 alternative options

Line 11 bus, train  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Sargans, Bahnhof to Feldkirch, Bahnhof 11
  2. Take the train from Feldkirch to Innsbruck Westbahnhof 14125

Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from St. Gallen to Innsbruck 216 km

25€ - 40€

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The cheapest way to get from St. Gallen to Innsbruck is to drive which costs SFr 27 - SFr 40 and takes 2h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from St. Gallen to Innsbruck is to drive which costs SFr 27 - SFr 40 and takes 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from St. Gallen to Innsbruck. However, there are services departing from Walenstadt and arriving at Innsbruck Hbf via Sargans. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 42m.

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The distance between St. Gallen and Innsbruck is 156 km. The road distance is 216 km.

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The best way to get from St. Gallen to Innsbruck without a car is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 120.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from St. Gallen to Innsbruck, including transfers.

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St. Gallen to Innsbruck train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Sargans station.

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St. Gallen to Innsbruck train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Innsbruck Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Gallen to Innsbruck is 216 km. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from St. Gallen to Innsbruck.

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  • Distance: 155.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 42m

What companies run services between St. Gallen, Switzerland and Innsbruck, Austria?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Sargans to Innsbruck Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost 50€ - 90€ and the journey takes 2h 34m.

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Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

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Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Sargans to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
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Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Feldkirch to Innsbruck Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
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Austrian Railways
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Bus operators
Verkehrsbetrieb LIECHTENSTEINmobil
Phone
+423 237 94 94
Email
support@liemobil.li
Website
liemobil.li
Bus from Sargans, Bahnhof to Feldkirch, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Verkehrsbetrieb LIECHTENSTEINmobil

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