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There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Innsbruck by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 14m

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

€60 - €120

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Rideshare  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Innsbruck 478 km

€23

5 alternative options

Train via Salzburg  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf 902 / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Rjx / ...

€54 - €74

Bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Linz Industriezeile Bus Stop Zagreb - Munich
  2. Take the bus from Linz Industriezeile to Innsbruck Südbahnstraße 1921

€27 - €43

Night train  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Nj / ...

€40 - €120

Drive  •  4h 38m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Innsbruck 477.8 km

€45 - €70

Fly  •  2h 36m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Innsbruck (INN) VIE - INN

€79 - €474

Vienna to Innsbruck by train

The train journey time between Vienna and Innsbruck is around 4h 14m and covers a distance of around 501 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 14m. Operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Hungarian Railways (MÁV) and Railjet, the Vienna to Innsbruck train service departs from Wien Hbf and arrives in Innsbruck Hbf. Typically 105 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 14m
Fastest train time:
4h 14m
Trains per week:
105
Cheapest price:
€60
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:30
Last train departs at:
19:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vienna to Innsbruck train schedules

Vienna → Innsbruck
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Innsbruck is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Innsbruck is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Innsbruck is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Vienna to Innsbruck is to rideshare, which costs €23 and takes 5h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Innsbruck is to fly which costs €75 - €480 and takes 2h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna station to Innsbruck. However, there are services departing from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB and arriving at Innsbruck Südbahnstraße via Linz Industriezeile. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Innsbruck Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 14m.

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The distance between Vienna and Innsbruck is 387 km. The road distance is 477.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Innsbruck without a car is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs €60 - €120.

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The train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf takes 4h 14m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Vienna to Innsbruck bus services, operated by Nomago, depart from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB.

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Vienna to Innsbruck train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Innsbruck is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs €60 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €27 - €45 and takes 7h 20m, you could also fly, which costs €75 - €480 and takes 2h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Innsbruck.
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  • Distance: 386.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 14m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Innsbruck, Austria?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €85 - €120 and the journey takes 4h 14m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Innsbruck via Linz Industriezeile Bus Stop and Linz Industriezeile in around 7h 20m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €460
Train operators
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 Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €29
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €95
Website
Railjet
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €45
Website
Railjet
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €29
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Linz Industriezeile Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Book at
Nomago
Economy
€11 - €16
Premium
€13 - €19
Family&friends
€15 - €22
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Linz Industriezeile to Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Innsbruck Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Vienna to Innsbruck bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Innsbruck Südbahnstraße station.

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Vienna to Innsbruck train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Innsbruck Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Innsbruck is 478 km. It takes approximately 4h 38m to drive from Vienna to Innsbruck.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Innsbruck Airport.

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There are 209+ hotels available in Innsbruck. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Vienna and Innsbruck. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs €12.

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