Take the train and discover the dramatic beauty of the mountains from a unique perspective: Ride a train of the Austrian, German or Swiss Railways for affordable, convenient and hassle-free travel to the Heart of the Alps. You can reach the country with picturesque views and comfortable train amenities along the way. What’s more, you can save smart with Discount Train Fares, such as SparSchiene by Austrian Railways, Europe Special Ticket by German Railways, and Sparbillet by Swiss Railways.
Best Rail Connections to Tirol
- From Vienna to Innsbruck
ÖBB Railjet offers 14 daily services between Austria’s capital Vienna and Innsbruck in 4 hours and 14 minutes only (faster than by car).
- From Germany’s Hamburg via Munich to Innsbruck
Trains departing from Hamburg travel to Innsbruck via Munich, where you have to change the train, within 8 hours and 22 minutes. If you’d rather travel overnight in comfort, you can take the “ÖBB Nightjet” that travels daily from Hamburg or Dusseldorf to Innsbruck.
- From Germany’s Munich to Innsbruck
Seven Eurocity train services to and from Munich to Tirol are operating daily.
- From Germany’s Munich to St. Anton am Arlberg
An additional “Arlberg Railjet” will run on Saturdays from July 1 to September 9, 2017 between Munich Main Railroad Station and St. Anton am Arlberg.
- From Switzerland’s Zurich to Innsbruck
Switzerland has six daily direct connections to Innsbruck by ÖBB Railjet, bringing you from Zurich to Innsbruck within a 3 hour and 31 minute train trip.
Snowcarbon offers ski holidays by train from the UK to various Tirolean resorts, such as St. Anton am Arlberg, Alpbach, Söll in the Wilder Kaiser holiday region and Hopfgarten in the Kitzbühel Alps.More Information
Consider taking the train from Linz or Villach to Innsbruck...at a discount rate of € 19.00*! Tickets from Graz and Vienna to Innsbruck are available from € 24.00* and shorter distances, such as from Bregenz to Innsbruck, are starting from € 9.00* only. Online reservations must be booked six months to three days in…Learn More
Save with German Railways’ BahnCard or Saver Fares: Tickets for journeys from Germany to Tirol are available at € 39.90 only. Short distances, such as from Munich to Tirol, start from just € 19.90. New: Book six months in advance.Learn More
Swiss Railways has limited numbers of first class and standard class tickets available for CHF 38.00 for journeys from Zurich to InnsbruckLearn More
Plan Your Journey
See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including maps of the affected area, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.
“transfer.tirol” is the convenient, fast, low cost way to get from and any Tirol railroad station to your accommodation—and back. Operated by Four Seasons Travel, this shuttle service includes one bicycle or one pair of skis per person.Learn More
The excellent local transport network, comprising both regional trains and buses, ensures that visitors arriving on international trains can continue their journey to their accommodation quickly and easily. Find you connection on the website of the Verkehrsverbund Tirol (VVT).Learn More
“TaxiApp Tirol” allows passengers to experience a fast, convenient and safe ride, at just a tap of button. Hailing a cab is fast and convenient, 24/7. Download the free App on the Google Play Store or get it on Apple App Store.Learn More
*Price quoted is “starting from”, per person and direction, 2nd class. Seating is limited; seats may not be available on all days. Valid for travel on designated trains only. Advance purchase is required a maximum of six months (180 days) prior to travel and must be made online using the ÖBB App. Once purchased, tickets are non-refundable. Not combinable with any other discount offer. Fares, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. Subject to the ÖBB Terms and Conditions.