Want to find out more about taking the train from Brussels to Innsbruck Hbf? Look no further.
There are around 17 trains per day running between Brussels and Innsbruck Hbf, which usually take 12 hours 6 minutes to complete the 404 miles (650 km) journey. It can take as little as 8 hours 53 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Innsbruck Hbf from Brussels, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way. During your journey, you're likely to be travelling with TGV, Thalys or ICE, as these are the main train operators on this route.
You can save money on train tickets from Brussels to Innsbruck Hbf if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from €31.79. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.
Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.
|Journey time||From 8h 53m|
|Distance||404 miles (650 km)|
|Frequency||17 trains per day|
|Arrival station||Innsbruck Hbf|
|Train and bus operators||Meridian, Regiojet, Deutsche Bahn, SNCB, BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, ÖBB, Thalys, Flixbus, CFL, Union Ivkoni (Bus), TGV Lyria, ALSA, SBB CFF FFS|
The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.
SNCB is the national railway company of Belgium, with services that include national (Intercity) and regional (Local) express trains. All SNCB trains come with both First Class and Second Class carriages. Belgium has one of the densest rail networks in the world. Seat reservations aren’t possible for any of the company's trains.
SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).
ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Brussels to Innsbruck Hbf by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Brussels and Innsbruck Hbf is 12 hours and 6 minutes, with around 17 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Brussels to Innsbruck Hbf is 8 hours and 53 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Brussels to Innsbruck Hbf can start from as little as €31.79 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
No, there are no direct train services from Brussels to Innsbruck Hbf. Travelling from Brussels to Innsbruck Hbf by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Brussels to Innsbruck Hbf leaves at 06:25. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Brussels to Innsbruck Hbf leaves at 20:55. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Brussels to Innsbruck Hbf cover a distance of around 404 miles (650 km) during the journey.