Innsbruck's main station  See location map...

Innsbruck Hbf (Hbf stands for Hauptbahnhof, meaning main station) is in the city centre.

  Ticket office & information desk

  Which platform?

  Luggage lockers

  Somewhere to eat & drink

  Taxis, walking

  Hotels near the station


On other pages...

  Trains from Innsbruck to other European cities

  Trains from other European cities to Innsbruck

  General information for European train travel

  How to buy European train tickets online

Innsbruck station exterior

Innsbruck station exterior.  This modern station building houses the main concourse and was rebuilt in 2004.

Innsbruck station interior

Innsbruck station interior. The entrance is at street level, and the platforms are at that same level.  But the concourse is one level down at basement level as you can see here, there are escalators down from entrance level to concourse.  Two passageways run from the concourse under all the tracks, with stairs and escalators and/or lift up to each platform.  The ticket office and ÖBB first class lounge are below and to the left in this photo.

Innsbruck station platforms

The platforms.  Innsbruck station is in a broad valley, ringed by mountains.  Here, the Nightjet to Cologne is boarding at Innsbruck...

Tickets & information...

The ticket office and information desk are on the main concourse.

Which platform?

Innsbruck Hbf has 7 main through platforms, numbered 1 to 7 starting on the side of the main station building.  Platforms 21, 22, 31 & 41 are bay (dead end) platforms at the south end of the station.  There are no ticket gates or barriers, there's free and easy access between street, concourse & platforms.

Luggage lockers, ATMs, other facilities...

There are left luggage lockers, see the left luggage lockers page for opening hours and prices.

ÖBB 1st class lounge...

There is a first class lounge with complimentary tea, coffee and (after 18:00) wine and free WiFi off the main concourse.  You can use the lounge with any 1st class ÖBB ticket, domestic or international, or any form of sleeping-car (but not couchette) ticket.  This is a good place to wait between trains if you're travelling 1st class.

The lounge is open 05:45-21:40 Monday-Friday, 06:15-21:40.  You can check times at the Austrian Railways site

Somewhere to eat, drink or stock up...

There are plenty of food outlets at the station, including McDonald's & an Impreis supermarket.  There's another Impreis across the road from the station.

My personal recommendation having had an excellent dinner here before boarding the sleeper to Cologne is the Restaurant Europastüberl, part of the Grand Hotel Europa across the road from the station.  Walk out of the station and look across the road diagonally to your right.  You'll see the Grand Hotel Europa on the corner, walk around that corner into Brixner Strasse and the Europastüberl is part of the hotel, on your left.  Excellent Tirolean food, even if it's not the cheapest!

Entrance to OBB Louinge, Innsbruck Hbf   Europastüberl Restaurant, Innsbruck

Entrance to the ÖBB Lounge, at lower level on the main concourse.


Dinner at the Restaurant Europastüberl across the road.

Taxis, walking...

The station is walking distance from anywhere in the city centre.

Hotels near Innsbruck station...

Hotels near the station with good reviews include the Grand Hotel Europa (the Rolling Stones, Sting, Queen Elizabeth II and the Prince of Monaco have all stayed here, and the excellent restaurant Europastüberl is part of the hotel), the Ibis Innsbruck, AC Hotel by Marriott, Hotel Sailer.

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