There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Innsbruck by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train EuroNight  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf En / ...

$55 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße N391

$17 - $29

4 alternative options

Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Ötztal Rj
  2. Take the train from Ötztal to Innsbruck Hbf Rex / ...

$60 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Innsbruck 183.9 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Innsbruck  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Innsbruck (INN) ZRH - INN

$131 - $691

Fly to Munich, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf.

$132 - $383

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

EuroNight operates a train from Zürich to Innsbruck 3 times a day, and the journey takes 3 h 48 min. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Innsbruck once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. Eurolines CH also services this route twice a week.

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
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Train operators
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
cd.cz
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Ötztal
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ötztal to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Trenitalia Eurocity
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
Once daily
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
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
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
$28 - $35
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zürich to Innsbruck?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Zürich to Innsbruck?

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Innsbruck is to bus which costs SFr 17 - SFr 29 and takes 4 h 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Zürich to Innsbruck?

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

Is there a direct train between Zürich and Innsbruck?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Innsbruck Hbf. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

Is there a direct bus between Zürich and Innsbruck?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from Zürich to Innsbruck?

The train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf takes 3 h 48 min including transfers and departs four times a day.