Thinking about taking the train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf? We’ve got you covered.
It usually takes around 1h 50m to travel the 86 miles (138 km) from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf by train, with around 19 trains per day running on this route. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Innsbruck Hbf. ÖBB, which is the national train operator in Austria, will take you from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf in just 1h 48m on the fastest services.
Train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf are usually cheaper when you book in advance compared to buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!
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 Salzburg Hbf 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 Salzburg Hbf and Innsbruck Hbf is 2 hours and 12 minutes, with around 18 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 Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf is 1 hour and 48 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf can start from as little as €14.90 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf without having to change trains. There are 17 direct trains from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf leaves at 00:21. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf leaves at 21:56. 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 Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf cover a distance of around 86 miles (138 km) during the journey.