There are 4 ways to get from Zürich to Innsbruck by train, bus, night train or car
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Train • 3 h 31 min
$50 - $90
Bus • 3 h 35 min
$16 - $28
2 alternative options
Night train • 4 h 14 min
$50 - $90
Drive • 3 h 10 min
$35 - $60
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Innsbruck is to bus which costs SFr 16 - SFr 27 and takes 3 h 35 min.
The quickest way to get from Zürich to Innsbruck is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 3 h 10 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Innsbruck Hbf. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 31 min.
The distance between Zürich and Innsbruck is 215 km. The road distance is 294.3 km.
The best way to get from Zürich to Innsbruck without a car is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 90.
The train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf takes 3 h 31 min including transfers and departs every three hours.
Zürich to Innsbruck bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.
Zürich to Innsbruck train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.
The best way to get from Zürich to Innsbruck is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 16 - SFr 27 and takes 3 h 35 min.
What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Innsbruck, Austria?
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Innsbruck every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Innsbruck once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $28 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Eurolines CH also services this route twice a week.
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.
Bus from Zurich to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
- Ave. Duration
- 3 h 35 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $16 - $28
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More Questions & Answers
Zürich to Innsbruck bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße station.
Zürich to Innsbruck train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Innsbruck Hbf station.
Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Innsbruck is 294 km. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Zürich to Innsbruck.
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