Innsbruck to Ötztal / Otzal by train

How to access the Solden and Obergurgl resorts from Innsbruck by train and bus



From Innsbruck Hbf to Ötztal

Journey Summary

Travel Time
22min - 47min
Travel Information

There is a minimum of 1 x S-Bahn (local) train per hour, but in some hours (particularly) odd hours here are additional Railjet and REX trains.

The Railjets are around 25mins faster than the S-Bahn trains and the REX trains are around 10 mins faster.

Final Destination:
Otztal (S-Bahn trains)
Landeck-Zams (Rex trains)
Bregenz (Raijet trains)

1 - 3 x trains per hour


Book early and save: No

Tickets will cost the same price if purchased at the station immediately before departure.

Where to book
Ticket Provider Approximate Cost

OBB Guide

OBB is the national rail operator and its booking service offers journeys by express trains within Austria, as well as international journeys which don't involve making a connection outside of Austria.

It pays off to book online, as the discounted 'Sparscheine' tickets are only ever made available on the website, and when making international journeys to and from Austria, these Sparscheine tickets tend to be cheaper.
OBB can offer particularly good value for money when travelling with children on international rail journeys, but something to watch out for when travelling between Austria and Germany on daytime trains, is that reservations are an optional extra; but if you book 1st class tickets with the Germany railways website DB, the reservations are complimentary.

OBB often takes a unique approach to its booking path, but a key thing to keep in mind is that the first price you will see for any journey is that of a Second Class seat.
The costs of upgrading to first class, a reservation, or a sleeping cabin etc, is then added to this price.

On this journey

Good to Know

Connections to Solden and Obergurgl:

During the ski season OBB Postbus routes 4194 and 8352 link Otztal station with the ski resorts of Solden and Obergurgl.

The bus journey to Solden takes around 55 mins and to Obergurgl takes around 1hr 25mins.

Buses depart hourly and tickets including the train + bus can be booked on OBB.

It's worth looking up the journey on OBB, as the buses are timed to give good connections from the Railjet trains from Innsbruck; but there isn't a Railjet from Innsbruk to Otztal in every hour.

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