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Vienna to Innsbruck by train

Travel from Vienna to Innsbruck on a Railjet Xpress train, the most modern train in ÖBB’s fleet. Departing from Wien (Vienna) Hbf station, the fastest services take 4h 07m to complete the 386-km journey. You’ll arrive into Innsbruck Hbf, which is located right in the city centre.

Railjet Xpress trains are quiet, comfortable and fast. Choose from Economy Class, Business Class or First Class – all classes have air-conditioning and at-seat sockets. Trains are equipped with restaurant carriages, and if you have Business or First Class ticket, the meal will be served to you in your seat.

There are two different fares for this route, each offering differing levels of flexibility. Sparschiene tickets are the cheapest, but are only valid on the exact train listed on your booking. Standard-Ticket fares allow for travel on any train on the day or the following day, but can be up to twice as expensive as the Sparschiene fares. Use our Journey Planner to compare ticket prices and train times.

Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf by train

It takes an average of 5h 2m to travel from Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf by train, over a distance of around 240 miles (386 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €24.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 14m
PriceFrom €24.90
Distance240 miles (386 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
First train05:30
Last train23:27
Departure stationVienna
Arrival stationInnsbruck Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsÖBB, Union Ivkoni (Bus)

Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf for Tuesday 28th September 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:30 12:44 4h 14m, direct
08:55 13:44 4h 49m, direct
09:30 13:44 4h 14m, 1 change
10:30 14:44 4h 14m, direct
11:30 15:44 4h 14m, direct
12:30 16:44 4h 14m, direct
13:30 17:44 4h 14m, direct
14:30 18:44 4h 14m, direct
15:30 19:44 4h 14m, direct
16:30 20:44 4h 14m, direct

ÖBB trains from Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf

You can travel from Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf on 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.

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 Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf

The price of train tickets from Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf starts at €24.90 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 Vienna 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 Vienna 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 Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Vienna and Innsbruck Hbf is 5 hours and 2 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.

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

The fastest journey time by train from Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf is 4 hours and 14 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf can start from as little as €24.90 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 Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf without having to change trains. There are 16 direct trains from Vienna 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 Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf leave?

The first train from Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf leaves at 05:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf leaves at 23:27. 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 Vienna and Innsbruck Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf cover a distance of around 240 miles (386 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Innsbruck Hbf to Vienna.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Vienna to Innsbruck Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/28/2021. 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 11/12/2021 for travel on 11/12/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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