Flying to Innsbruck is the fastest way to get here, but also the most expensive. There are regular flights or charter flights from Europe’s most important cities to Innsbruck Airport.
Flying to Salzburg might also be an alternative, it hosts several low-cost companies.
The three biggest international airports near Innsbruck are Munich, Frankfurt and Vienna.
- getting from Frankfurt airport to Innsbruck: there are several flights a day.
- getting from Vienna airport to Innsbruck: you can either go by plane (several flights a day), by train (trains are leaving every 1 or 2 hours from Vienna main station) or by bus (Flixbus).
- getting from Munich airport to Innsbruck: you can either go by train (several trains a day), by bus (Flixbus) or by airport shuttle (e.g. Four Seasons Travel).
You can travel easily to Innsbruck by using Intercity trains from all directions to Innsbruck’s main station. For more information visit the website of the Austrian Railways company ÖBB, they often have special offers if you book in advance (SparSchiene).
Innsbruck can be easily reached by car.
Here you can find a lot of information on speed limits and on driving regulations. A list of all possible fines can be found here.
If you use the motorways (Autobahn), you need to purchase a toll sticker, called “Vignette”. The Vignette is available at all borders, at petrol stations and from automobile associations. The stickers come with a validy period of 10 days, two months or a full calendar year (14 months, from 01.12.2017 to 31.01.2019) and must be displayed on your car’s windshield. If you are caught without the sticker and can't pay the immediate fine of 120 Euros, fines up to 3.000 Euros can be charged! Please check this website for all information on regulations and current prices.
If you have a problem with your car, you can contact one of the two leading drivers' associations (ÖAMTC or ARBÖ). Checking their website before your trip might be useful as they offer a lot of information on driving regulations, current construction sites and current traffic jams.