How to travel from Innsbruck to Salzburg

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from Innsbruck to Salzburg

You can get from Innsbruck to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Innsbruck to Salzburg on Jun 02 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Innsbruck Central Station
08:21AMSalzburg Hauptbahnhof
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Innsbruck Central Station
08:21AMSalzburg Hauptbahnhof
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Innsbruck Central Station
06:21PMSalzburg Hauptbahnhof
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Innsbruck Central Station
02:21PMSalzburg Hauptbahnhof
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Innsbruck Central Station
09:00PMSalzburg Hauptbahnhof
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Innsbruck and Salzburg

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $33
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $33 (€29) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesWestbahn

Take a bus or train to travel 84 miles (136 km) from Innsbruck to Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Westbahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Innsbruck to Salzburg.

How to get from Innsbruck to Salzburg

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Innsbruck to Salzburg, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Innsbruck to Salzburg and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs: Travel from Innsbruck to Salzburg

FAQs: Travel to Salzburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Innsbruck to Salzburg.

You can travel from Innsbruck to Salzburg 2 different ways: bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Innsbruck and Salzburg is by taking a bus with an average price of $9 (€8).

This is compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

Taking a bus is usually $24 (€21) less than taking a train to Salzburg, which costs on average $33 (€29) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Salzburg from Innsbruck is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Salzburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 30 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 84 miles (136 km) between Innsbruck and Salzburg.

The average frequency per day from Innsbruck to Salzburg is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 20 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Innsbruck and Salzburg as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Innsbruck to Salzburg:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Innsbruck, Südbahnstraße and arrive in Salzburg, Alpensiedlung P+R.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Innsbruck Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Innsbruck to Salzburg:

  • You can go to Salzburg from Innsbruck by train with Westbahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $33 (€29) with Westbahn from Innsbruck to Salzburg on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Innsbruck to Salzburg with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct bus per day with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find 20 direct trains per day with Westbahn, ÖBB or ÖBB | Railjet.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Salzburg as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Salzburg from Innsbruck.

Your trip from Innsbruck to Salzburg doesn't have to end in Salzburg. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Munich or Prague. If you’d like to add Vienna, Munich or Prague to your Innsbruck to Salzburg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Salzburg today!

Before traveling from Innsbruck to Salzburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $9 (€8) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $33 (€29) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Innsbruck to Salzburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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