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Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. 409 / ...

$16 - $28

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Rj / ...

$50 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. 183.9 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Innsbruck  •  5 h 14 min

  1. ZRH - INN

$130 - $690

Fly to Munich, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. ZRH - MUC

$131 - $382

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Innsbruck, Austria?

FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Innsbruck twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $28 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Eurolines CH also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Innsbruck 4 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 38 min. EuroNight also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Innsbruck via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
cd.cz
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Innsbruck is 215 km. The road distance is 294 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Innsbruck is to bus which costs SFr 16 - SFr 28 and takes 3 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Innsbruck is to drive which takes 3 h 10 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 55.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Innsbruck Hbf. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

The bus from Zurich to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße takes 3 h 35 min including transfers and departs twice daily.