How to take a rail journey from Innsbruck to Wien/Vienna

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Innsbruck to Wien / Vienna by train

No two major Austrian cities are a further distance from each other than Innsbruck and Vienna/Wien, but the railway which links them has been enhanced over the passed decade.
A high-speed railway hasn't been constructed, but the improvement works has enabled the trains to complete the journey in the fastest ever time.
Train services operated by Westbahn, a private company, now compete with the trains provided by the national rail operator, OBB, on this route.

Routes you can take to go from Innsbruck to Wien / Vienna

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Option 1: taking the Railjet trains
Travel Time (approx)

4hr 30 min (approx)



Travel Info

up to 14 x trains per day

Route Information

Option 2: taking the Westbahn services
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