Innsbruck - Train Tickets & City Guide
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Innsbruck is a vibrant student town surrounded by high mountains
Easy to get to by train from Munich or Vienna

What is the name of the main station in Innsbruck? 
"Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof (Hbf)" is the name of the main train station. 

Can you walk from the station to the (old) city centre? 
Yes, the station is located near the old city centre. 

Which hotels do you recommend near the station?  
Check our list of recommend hotels near the station. 

Which trains run to Innsbruck? 

  • Railjet, fast domestic and international trains run by the OBB, the national railways of Austria
  • EuroCity, running from Germany to and from Italy, through Innsbruck

Are there direct trains to major cities nearby? 
Yes, to Munich, Salzburg, Vienna and Zurich.

Do you offer all train tickets to Innsbruck? 
Yes, we offer all train tickets - always the best price, no booking fees and e-tickets! 

About Innsbruck
Innsbruck is the tourist and cultural capital of Tyrol, located at the junction of the Inn Valley (Innsbruck means "bridge over the Inn river") and Sill Gap. The towering Alps are surrounding the city, from all streets in Innsbruck there is view of the mountains. From the city it's possible to travel by cable-car up the mountains. 


Railway Station Innsbruck

The Eurocity, Railjet, ICE, Euronight and City Night Line trains arrive and depart at Innsbruck Hbf. It is the central station of Innsbruck and only a 15-minute walk away from the old town of Innsbruck. Within the station you will find shops and restaurants. From the station it is easy to hop-on the public transport of the city such as the S-Bahn, tram and busses. There are connecting bus services to the airport of Innsbruck.


  • Wifi: yes, hotspot 
  • Lockers: yes
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre 

  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes
  • Subway: no
  • Bus: yes, multiple buses
  • Tram: no
  • Taxi: yes

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Train tickets Europe

Domestic train tickets

Domestic train tickets are based on a fare per kilometre, a few examples: Salzburg-Graz: €73,80, Salzburg-Vienna, €58,40 and Vienna-Graz €41,40. All long distance trains offer both second and first class, regional trains second class only.

Sometimes a so called "Sparschiene"-fare is bookable, on popular routes. For example Innsbruck-Vienna from € 19.- per person or even less.

A seat reservation is not compulsory, but can be useful on busy travel times like weekends or holidays. Seat reservation is possible on Railjet/ICE/EC and IC-trains for €4,50 per person. Sales for domestic tickets start 6 months before travel date. 

International tickets

For international journeys from Germany there are “Super Sparpreis-Europa”-fares available. These fares start at €19 for short journeys like Munich-Salzburg and €39 for longer journeys like Cologne-Vienna. Prices are subject to availability, early booking is recommended.

Booking starts 6 months before travel date for night trains and 3 months before travel date for day trains. International fares are also available on all routes from Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic

Rail passes

If you’re planning to make several (longer) journeys within Austria the Interrail One Country Pass might be a useful purchase. Prices start at € 146 for second class and € 195 in first class for 3 flexible days in a month, there are also passes available for 4, 5, 6 or 8 days in a month. Seat reservation is not compulsory, but can be useful on long distances or busy days. Booking can be made on top of this page by selecting "Passes".

If you're from abroad (not a resident of Europe), please look for Eurail instead of Interrail.