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Travelling by train from Munich to Innsbruck

We know there's already so much to do in Germany, but if you're thinking about hopping over the border into neighbouring Austria, you can travel from Munich to Innsbruck by train with ease. Deutsche Bahn's Intercity Express (ICE) and Intercity (IC) trains, as well as Eurocity trains, can take you straight to Innsbruck Hbf station in less than two hours.

You'll arrive right in the middle of town, stepping out onto the streets of Innsbruck to be greeted by colourful architecture and awe-inspiring views of the Alps in the distance. You can visit the Ambras Castle, the Court Church, or the Golden Roof during your stay, and don't forget to sample some delicious Austrian delights at local cafés and restaurants.

Ready to book? Start a search for times and tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of the page, or keep reading for more information on trains from Munich to Innsbruck. 

Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf by train

It takes an average of 2h 10m to travel from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf by train, over a distance of around 61 miles (98 km). There are normally 22 trains per day travelling from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €12.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 44m
PriceFrom €12.90
Distance61 miles (98 km)
Frequency22 trains per day
First train04:53
Last train23:50
Departure stationMunich Hbf
Arrival stationInnsbruck Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB, Flixbus

Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf for Tuesday 26th October 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:34 10:18 1h 44m, direct
08:43 10:44 2h 1m, 1 change
10:34 12:18 1h 44m, direct
10:43 12:44 2h 1m, 1 change
12:33 14:18 1h 45m, direct
12:44 14:44 2h 0m, 1 change
14:34 16:18 1h 44m, direct
14:43 16:44 2h 1m, 1 change
15:08 17:40 2h 32m, 1 change
16:34 18:18 1h 44m, direct

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), EC (Eurocity) and ÖBB trains from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf

You can travel from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), EC (Eurocity) and ÖBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

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.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

EuroCity (EC) trains offer convenient European cross-border connections between major cities in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

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.

Cheap train tickets from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf

The price of train tickets from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf starts at €12.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

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 Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Munich Hbf and Innsbruck Hbf is 2 hours and 10 minutes, with around 22 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Munich Hbf and Innsbruck Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf is 1 hour and 44 minutes.

How much does the train from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf cost?

Train ticket prices from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf can start from as little as €12.90 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.

Is there a direct train from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf without having to change trains. There are 9 direct trains from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf leave?

The first train from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf leaves at 04:53. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf leave?

The last train from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf leaves at 23:50. 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.

What's the distance between Munich Hbf and Innsbruck Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf cover a distance of around 61 miles (98 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Innsbruck Hbf to Munich Hbf. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Munich Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/26/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/20/2021 for travel on 12/20/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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