Trains from Munich to Innsbruck

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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Munich to Innsbruck. Traveling by train from Munich to Innsbruck usually takes around 2 hours and 49 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in one hour and 58 minutes.

Distance60 mi (97 km)
Fastest train1h 58m
Lowest price£15.77
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Munich to Innsbruck?

In the last month, £17.41 was the average price of a train ticket from Munich to Innsbruck. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £19.30 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Munich to Innsbruck by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £17 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Munich to Innsbruck in August, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £36 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Munich to Innsbruck?

2 train services operate from Munich to Innsbruck. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn22h 50m£30.79
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company12h 42m£25.22
  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Munich to Innsbruck start from £16, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Innsbruck. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Munich leaves from München Train Station . And in Innsbruck trains arrive at Technik (Technikerstraße) and 2 other train stations.

    From Munich to Innsbruck train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 2 hours and 42 minutes. If you are looking to get to Innsbruck faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 58 minutes.

    If you are looking to travel to Innsbruck on a weekend there is typically one Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Munich.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Munich to Innsbruck during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Munich to Innsbruck?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Munich to Innsbruck. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Munich to Innsbruck?

The distance between Munich and Innsbruck is approximately 60 miles, or 97 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 58 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Wednesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Munich to Innsbruck. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Wednesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Sunday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Munich at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 17:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Munich to Innsbruck?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Innsbruck to Munich.

City Information

Munich

Boasting a quaint beauty that has withstood the test of time, Munich is a vibrant city where the old meets the new. One of the most noticeable events in the city is Oktoberfest. The festival is the largest beer festival in the world, and it is here that you can enjoy a huge variety of beers, as well as local specialties and themed entertainment. For those who want to learn more about the city’s architectural history, consider visiting the Church of Our Lady, which features two unique dome-topped towers, forming an eye-catching part of Munich’s skyline. If you simply wish to enjoy a stroll around town, the English Garden, with its signature Chinesischen Turm, will offer the reprieve you need.

Among the local favorites in the city are Spatenhaus and Haxnbauer, both of which serve authentic hearty Munich dishes. For a more affordable dinner, you could check out the beer gardens such as Seehaus Biergarten or Augustinerkeller.

München Hauptbahnhof, located at the center of Munich, is the principal train station in the city serving all Deutsche Bahn trains that pass through town. Munich’s Central Bus Station is located in the heart of the city, making it easy to catch a bus by FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Sindbad. The main airport is the Franz Josef Strauss International Airport, which lies 19 miles northeast of the city center.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Munich?

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Main departure station: München Train Station

Munich's central station, München Train Station, welcomes more than 450,000 passengers every day. The station was first built in 1839 and has been rebuilt and renovated numerous times. As a result, the current station spans numerous buildings and wings, each with its own architectural style. You can find all the necessary amenities such as public restrooms and waiting lounges in the station, and there are even shops for last-minute souvenir shopping! Many Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain routes stop in Munich, heading to cities including Dresden, Berlin, and Cologne. The station is conveniently located just west of Munich's Old Town, with easy connections to the subway (U-Bahn) via the Hauptbanhof station in the same building.

All train stations in Munich:

  • München Train Station

Where is the train station in Innsbruck?

Main arrival station: Kranebitten

There are more train stations and stops in Innsbruck than most cities. Most trains from Munich will stop at one (or more) of the 5 following stations in Innsbruck:

Train stations in Innsbruck:

  • Kranebitten

  • Technik (Technikerstraße)

  • Unterberg-Stefansbrücke

  • Innsbruck Westbahnhof

  • Allerheiligenhöfe

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