How to travel from Munich to Innsbruck

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Travel Information from Munich to Innsbruck

distanceDistance60 miles (97 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 2 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 1 h 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 60 miles (97 km) to Innsbruck from Munich. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Munich to Innsbruck.

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from Munich to Innsbruck

How to get from Munich to Innsbruck by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Munich to Innsbruck is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
12:25PMInnsbruck, Busparkplatz am Hofgarten
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Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
04:25PMInnsbruck, Busparkplatz am Hofgarten
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
Munich Hbf
11:18AMInnsbruck Hbf
0 transfers
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Munich Ost
11:44AMInnsbruck Hbf
1 transfer
Munich Ost
01:10PMInnsbruck Hbf
1 transfer
Munich Ost
11:10AMInnsbruck Hbf
1 transfer
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
01:40PMInnsbruck, Busparkplatz am Hofgarten
0 transfers
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
02:25PMInnsbruck, Busparkplatz am Hofgarten
0 transfers
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
09:55AMInnsbruck, Busparkplatz am Hofgarten
0 transfers

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Travel from Munich to Innsbruck: Journey Details

Although Munich and Innsbruck are in two different countries, Germany and Austria, the short distance between them means that flying is not practical. Traveling by train is slightly quicker than making the journey by bus, although bus departures are more frequent.

Return trips from Innsbruck to Munich are also available.

How to get from Munich to Innsbruck

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Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Munich to Innsbruck, 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 Munich to Innsbruck 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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Buses from Munich to Innsbruck

There are over a dozen direct buses from Munich to Innsbruck per day that take from 2 to 3 hours. The services are operated by Flixbus and Postbus with the first departure at around 5:00 a.m. and the last bus leaving at about 10:30 p.m. Postbus departs from Munich Frottmanning while Flixbus routes leave from Munich ZOB. Both terminate at Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof. Munich Frottmanning is located at a U-Bahn stop in the city suburbs to the north while Munich ZOB has city and main train station links by tram, U-Bahn trains, and Metro buses. Night buses operate in Munich throughout the week. Taxis are available at all stations.

Trains from Munich to Innsbruck

8 direct trains from Munich to Innsbruck are operated by Deutsche Bahn and take just under two hours. Departures from Munich Hbf start at just before 5:00 a.m. and continue until around 7:00 p.m., although most direct departures are in the morning. Other routes are available with up to three connections at towns such as Kreuzstrasse, Rosenheim, and Kufstein, as well as longer journey times. Trains run between the cities' main train stations with Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof located on Südtiroler Platz to the east of the city. Innsbruck has extensive local bus services which include tourist buses and night routes. Taxis and car rentals are available at both Munich and Innsbruck stations.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Munich to Innsbruck

Travel on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet and FlixBus travel between Munich and Innsbruck at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

ÖBB is the national railway company of Austria, providing a comprehensive network of services throughout the country including trains to Innsbruck from Munich. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity Express (ICE) trains, EuroCity (EC) trains, InterCity (IC) trains, and Regional Express (REX) trains. ICE trains are the fastest, offering the most comfortable and luxurious travel experience, while EC trains are slightly slower but still offer a comfortable journey. IC trains are the most common, providing a reliable and affordable service, and REX trains are the slowest but offer the most frequent stops. ÖBB offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for ÖBB include Vienna to Salzburg, Vienna to Innsbruck, and Vienna to Graz.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Munich to Innsbruck

      FAQs: Travel to Innsbruck 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 Munich to Innsbruck.

      You can get from Munich to Innsbruck 2 different ways: bus or train.

      The cheapest way to go to Innsbruck from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $9 (€8).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Munich to Innsbruck:

      Taking a bus costs $5 (€5) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $14 (€12).

      The fastest way to get to Innsbruck from Munich is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 44 min.

      Other travel options to Innsbruck take longer:

      Bus takes 2 h 10 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 60 miles (97 km) from Munich to Innsbruck.

      The average frequency per day from Munich to Innsbruck is:

      • Around 10 buses per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Munich to Innsbruck 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 Munich to Innsbruck:

      • Most travelers catch their bus from Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB) and arrive in Innsbruck, Innsbruck Airport.
      • Most travelers take a train from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf.

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

      • You can take a bus from Munich to Innsbruck with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar. Cheap tickets can be found for $9 (€8) with FlixBus from Munich to Innsbruck.
      • You can go to Innsbruck from Munich by train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB, ÖBB | ICE, Bayerische Regiobahn, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Regionalzug or ÖBB | S-Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $14 (€12) with ÖBB from Munich to Innsbruck on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Munich to Innsbruck with the following travel companies:

      • You can find 10 direct buses per day to Innsbruck with FlixBus.

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

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

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