Railjet by Austrian Railways, © Tirol Werbung/Robert Pupeter
Railjet by Austrian Railways, © Tirol Werbung/Robert Pupeter

Tirol by Rail

The Austrian, German and Swiss railways offer affordable, convenient and hassle-free travel to the Heart of the Alps.

Best Rail Connections from European Hubs to Tirol

Connections from the UK

  • From London via Paris and Zurich to Innsbruck: Trains departing from London St. Pancras International travel to Innsbruck via Paris and Munich (change of trains) in approximately 11 hours.
  • From Manchester via London, Paris and Stuttgart to Innsbruck: On Fridays trains departing from Manchester Piccadilly travel to Innsbruck via London, Paris and Stuttgart in less than 14 hours.
  • From Birmingham via London, Paris and Zurich to Innsbruck: Trains departing from Birmingham travel to Innsbruck via London, Paris and Zurich in less than 14 hours.

Connections from Switzerland/Zurich

  • From Zurich to Innsbruck: There are several daily direct connections from Zurich taking you to Innsbruck in approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes. 

Connections from the Netherlands

  • From Amsterdam to Innsbruck: Trains via Duisburg/Mannheim/Düsseldorf/Hannover or Cologne and Munich to Innsbruck in 9-10 hours (depending on the connection). Daily Nightjet from Amsterdam directly to Innsbruck.

Connections from Germany

  • From Hamburg via Munich to Innsbruck: Trains departing from Hamburg travel to Innsbruck via Munich (where you have to change trains) in approximately 8 hours. 
  • From Berlin via Munich to Innsbruck: Trains departing from Berlin travel to Innsbruck via Munich (where you have to change trains) in 6 hours and 50 minutes.
  • From Frankfurt to Innsbruck: Trains departing from Frankfurt travel to Innsbruck via Munich (where you have to change trains) in 5 hours and 25 minutes. There is also one direct train in the morning which takes approximately 7 hours.
  • From Düsseldorf to Innsbruck: Trains departing from Düsseldorf travel to Innsbruck via Munich (where you have to change trains) in approximately 7 hours.
  • From Munich to Innsbruck: There are 8 direct connections from Munich to Innsbruck daily.

Connections from Austria/Vienna

  • Direct Connections from Vienna to Innsbruck: ÖBB Railjet offers 15 daily services between Austria’s capital Vienna and Innsbruck taking 4 hours and 17 minutes (fastest connection). 

 

The Nightjet by Austrian Railways

The "Nightjet" travels daily from Hamburg or Amsterdam to Innsbruck.

Further information and tickets

Plan Your Journey

 

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