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Introduction to Innsbruck

Innsbruck is a destination known for attractions like Golden Roof, Alpenzoo Innsbruck - Tirol, and Bergisel Ski Jump. Travelers who visit this capital of the state of Tyrol, Austria are often fascinated by the rich history and interesting culture it offers. We recommend taking the time to explore this region in Austria on foot and walk alongside the 132,493 locals who live in Innsbruck. You’ll quickly discover you’re surrounded by endless numbers of things to see and do.

Easily accessible from Innsbruck airport, Innsbruck is the perfect base for a memorable and unique vacation in Austria any time of the year.

Travelers curious about Innsbruck might find it interesting that the region was named after Inn. You'll learn more fascinating facts about Innsbruck as you explore this spectacular region.

Traveling to Innsbruck is especially rewarding for anyone eager to connect with locals and learn more about their unique culture and traditions.

Get ready to explore and learn more about the region of Innsbruck below!

Top services in Innsbruck

Here on this page, you'll find all the top travel services in Innsbruck, Austria. Check out the cheapest and most popular flights offered by 336 airlines that fly to Austria. Browse the 59 top-rated tours available to you in Innsbruck. Compare the rates and services of the 5 types of places to stay in Innsbruck and the 8 car rental companies offering CDW insurance coverage. We make it easy for you to find and book the top services in Innsbruck.

Enjoy the convenience of planning and booking every detail of your trip to Innsbruck, including flights, accommodations, activities, and more, in one place. Book with Guide to Europe to get an expertly-curated and fully-customizable itinerary and experience the best of Innsbruck on your vacation in Austria.

Get answers to questions about the routes and services offered in Innsbruck from our free 24/7 customer support. Continue reading to learn how you can enjoy a stress-free and memorable vacation in the region of Innsbruck!

Learn more about Austria

There are many reasons to visit the region of Innsbruck, but a trip to Austria needs no explanation.

Exploring Austria, which spans 83,879 square kilometers, is an adventure of a lifetime. Austria offers an abundance of truly magical places to discover, including cultural, historic, and scenic sites of significant value to both locals and travelers.

As the home country of many world-famous attractions like the spectacular Golden Roof, Alpenzoo Innsbruck - Tirol, and the Bergisel Ski Jump, you’re all set for an unique and memorable travel experience in Austria.

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What to see in Innsbruck

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Innsbruck has something for everyone. Regardless of age and interest, travelers have the best time exploring every corner of the region.

Read on to discover the best places to visit and find out what to expect from the region of Innsbruck.

Top attractions in Innsbruck

Home to plenty of top attractions, Innsbruck is more than just a wonderful region in Austria. Innsbruck is a travel hotspot and a great place to experience a mix of the traditional and modern culture of Austria.

One fascinating sight in Innsbruck is the unforgettable Golden Roof. Considered one of the most well-known attractions in the region, a visit to this spectacular travel destination is something you shouldn’t miss on your trip to Innsbruck. This remarkable attraction is located at Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 15, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria and is open for visitors Monday - Sunday, between 10:00-17:00.

For more information about what you can expect during a vacation in Austria, check out our list of top attractions in Innsbruck below. Discover the best places to visit in Innsbruck, including the fascinating Golden Roof, Alpenzoo Innsbruck - Tirol, Bergisel Ski Jump, Ambras Castle, and Innsbrucker Hofgarten.

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Things to do in Innsbruck

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Enrich your travel experience in Innsbruck by joining tours and activities. Innsbruck offers an exciting selection of top-rated tours and it's easy for every traveler to find something to their liking. Take the opportunity to catch the top attractions on a tour, stay active with an adventurou excursion, or learn something new about the local history or culture of the region.

Discover the most popular experiences in Innsbruck below.

Most popular experiences in Innsbruck

Traveling is all about gaining new experiences. You can have that and more in the region of Innsbruck.

Innsbruck offers numerous tours and activities for travelers to choose from. Walking Tours, Historical Tours, and City Tours are only a few of the many experiences you can book for your holiday in Austria.

Explore the most popular experiences you can join in Innsbruck by clicking on one of the top-rated tour categories below.

Top tours & tickets starting in Innsbruck

Travelers in Innsbruck can choose from 15 categories of top-rated tours and tickets. If you're curious about what the most frequently recommended experiences in the city are, Activities is the answer.

The most popular tour in Innsbruck is the fantastic Half-Day Food Tour of Tyrolean Cuisine. By joining this highly recommended tour, travelers get to learn more about what makes Innsbruck one of the best travel destinations in Austria.

Innsbruck also offers plenty of budget-friendly tours and activities that promise travelers an unique experience in the city. The affordable Innsbruck Self-Guided Audio Tour is the cheapest tour in the region, and is a popular Ice cave Tour. This experience costs around 6 EUR and allows travelers a great time in Innsbruck. Around 1 traveler have given this activity an average rating of 1 star out of 5.

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Vacation packages in Innsbruck

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The best and easiest way to visit Innsbruck is by booking a vacation package. A vacation package includes everything you need for a worry-free and perfectly planned holiday in Austria.

Booking a vacation package to Innsbruck means spending less time planning and more time enjoying your vacation. A vacation package includes everything from flight tickets, accomodation, and a rental car, to 24/7 personal travel support and a carefully planned travel itinerary. You can also take your vacation in Innsbruck to the next level by adding tours, tickets, and activities to each day of your trip.

Apart from providing you with everything you need to travel comfortably, your vacation package to Innsbruck is also fully customizable. In other words, you can add or remove services at your own convenience, to create the perfect vacation for you and your travel companions.

On our website, you will find 15 unique vacation packages to Innsbruck, including flight tickets, hotel reservations, and recommendations for the best sightseeing spots, restaurants, bars, and activities.

Continue to the next section to learn more about what types of vacations you can book in the region of Innsbruck.

Popular types of vacations in Innsbruck

The most popular way to experience Innsbruck is by visiting the region as part of a road trip across multiple destinations in Austria. However, it is also common for travelers to go to Innsbruck on both shorter and longer getaways, to get a break from everyday life, relax, and experience something new.

With Guide to Europe you can find road trips, city breaks, and weekend getaways in Austria, ranging from budget to luxury. Whether you’re planning a multi-day road trip across Austria, or you just want to enjoy a few days exploring Innsbruck, there is a vacation package for you.

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Top vacation packages in Innsbruck

Travelers have a great selection of vacation packages to choose from in Austria. In fact, you can choose from as many as 15 different top-rated vacation packages to take you to Innsbruck, and even more if you expand your search to include a bigger area of Austria.

To help narrow your choices down, here are some of the best vacation packages for exploring the region of Innsbruck.

For an epic vacation, discover Innsbruck and other top destinations in Austria on a top-rated holiday like the 10-Day Austria Road Trip from Innsbruck to Wörgl & St. Pölten. This vacation package provides travelers with tons of opportunities to experience not only the most popular attractions in Innsbruck, but also in other top places to visit in Austria. If Alpenzoo Innsbruck - Tirol, Triumphpforte, Ambras Castle, Golden Roof, and Innsbrucker Hofgarten are on your bucket list, this is the perfect vacation package for you.

If you would like to go on a budget vacation in Innsbruck, book the popular 3-Day Austria Weekend Getaway in Innsbruck and spend as little as 561.38 EUR. This vacation will take you on a journey to experience some of the most incredible attractions and sights in Innsbruck, including the fantastic Alpenzoo Innsbruck - Tirol, Ambras Castle, Bergisel Ski Jump, Golden Roof, and Triumphpforte.

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How to get to Innsbruck

To get to the region of Innsbruck the fastest way possible, travelers from outside Austria can travel by plane. International travelers can fly to Innsbruck by booking flights with any of the 28 airlines that offer direct flights to Innsbruck airport. Some airlines that operate flights to Innsbruck airport are Lufthansa, Ryanair, Air China, LATAM Airlines, and easyJet. Go to this page to compare all flights to Innsbruck.

To reach the region of Innsbruck, travelers can choose from various airport transfer options available at Innsbruck airport.

If you're looking for the best flight ticket deals to Innsbruck, knowing the cheapest travel time and which airlines offer the most affordable flights is helpful. Luckily, we have this information for you. Discover more about the cheapest and most popular flights to Innsbruck airport and Innsbruck below.

Find cheap flights to Innsbruck

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Over the years, more airlines have started offering flexible and direct flights to Innsbruck, making it one of the most accessible travel destinations in Austria. However, it is usually cheaper to fly to Innsbruck, Austria, in March.

The cheapest one-way flight to Innsbruck costs around 26 EUR and is offered by the airline easyJet. The flight leaves on February 17 at 2 and departs from Luton airport in London, England.

The cheapest round-trip flights to Innsbruck cost approximately 52 EUR in total. The departure flight leaves on June 14 and the return flight is scheduled on June 20. The flight time is around 1 hour per way. The return flight is operated by Vienna International Airport.

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Popular flights to Innsbruck

Travelers visiting Innsbruck in Austria can fly to Innsbruck airport directly from 1524 destinations worldwide.

The three most popular routes to Innsbruck airport and the region of Innsbruck in Austria depart from Innsbruck airport in Innsbruck, Austria, Norman Manley International airport in Kingston, Jamaica, and Melbourne airport in Melbourne, Australia.

Travelers can fly to Austria by choosing from from 2 weekly flight(s) from Innsbruck; from 4 weekly flight(s) from Kingston; and from 1 weekly flight(s) from Melbourne.

The airline that operates most flights to Austria is Cambodia Airways. Cambodia Airways offers 15 scheduled flight routes to Austria.

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Where to stay in Innsbruck

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An essential factor to consider when traveling to a new place or country is accommodation. While visiting a region as fantastic as Innsbruck is always exciting, any avid traveler knows that accommodations often make or break the vacation experience.

The best place to stay in Innsbruck usually depends on travelers' needs and preferences. However, booking accommodation in downtown Innsbruck offers a ton of benefits.

Staying at the heart of the region allows you to easily walk to many of the top sights and dining areas in Innsbruck and cut down on your travel expenses. Centrally-located accommodations are also an excellent choice for travelers in Innsbruck planning to go on a quick tour or drive to the neighboring regions.

In Innsbruck, you'll find 5 different types of places to stay catering to every taste, budget, and reason for travel. For example, honeymooners or travelers on a romantic getaway in Austria can experience the ultimate relaxation at one of the 5-star or 4-star hotels in Innsbruck. Travelers whose purpose is sightseeing can also find plenty of mid-range hotels to budget-friendly accommodations in the region, allowing access to many of the top attractions in Innsbruck.

Learn more about the most popular places to stay and the top-rated hotels in Innsbruck in the next sections.

Popular types of accommodation in Innsbruck

A trip to the fascinating Innsbruck, Austria, means opportunities to relax at any of the 5 different types of places to stay in the region. Overall, travelers can choose from the following: 102 hotels, 43 vacation rental apartments, 2 bed & breakfasts, 2 cottages and 1 guesthouse. While each type offers varying amenities and rates, there is no denying that Innsbruck provides a great selection of lodging options ready to cater to every kind of guest.

Among all these choices available in the region, Hotel Central Innsbruck is one of the top picks of travelers in Innsbruck.

The Hotels is located at Gilmstraße 5 and boasts many great utilities, including 24-hour front desk, Bar, and Family rooms.

Budget accommodations are also incredibly popular among travelers in Innsbruck. Cheaper alternatives allow travelers to save on accommodation costs and have more to spend on other experiences.

In Innsbruck, travelers looking for an economical yet top-rated place to stay usually choose Goldene Krone. For approximately 82 EUR, guests can book a comfortable Double Room at this popular Hotel.

Below is a list of all 5 different types of places to stay in Innsbruck. Select the type you prefer to compare options under each category and find the best accommodation.

Top hotels in Innsbruck

Hotels are travelers' go-to accommodations in Innsbruck for the unique experience they provide. So if you're the kind of traveler who prefers staying at hotels, you'll be glad to know that the region is home to around 150 hotels.

Besides offering basic amenities, many hotels in Innsbruck provide meals and extras, such as shuttle services, spa facilities, tour desks, and other services. But because not all hotels in Innsbruck are created equal, finding the best in the region often requires careful research. For your convenience, we've done all the research to make it easier for you to check out all the top hotels in Innsbruck.

Apartment am Hofgarten offers the most luxurious rooms and is perfect for travelers looking for the ultimate 5-star hotel experience in Innsbruck. If comfort, convenience, and affordability are your non-negotiables, check out Hotel Central Innsbruck, the top 4-star hotel in the region. When all you need is a pleasant place to rest and sleep in between your activities in Innsbruck, the highest-rated 3-star hotel, Goldene Krone, is for you.

Below is our hand-picked list of the best hotels in the Innsbruck. Travelers are encouraged to book early as these hotels quickly reach capacity.

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Enter the preferred check-in and check-out dates. Then, select the number of guests and rooms. Click the Search button to find all the available hotels and places to stay in the region of Innsbruck that match the information provided.

Car rental in Innsbruck

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Experience the freedom and convenience of a self-drive vacation by renting a car for your adventures in Innsbruck. Innsbruck has 8 car rental companies ready to provide you with the perfect vehicle for your travels.

Automatic cars for rent in Innsbruck start from 46.76 EUR per day or 327.35 EUR per week. The cheapest automatic rental car is an Opel Crossland X Aut.

If you prefer driving a manual car, you’ll find multiple options for rent in Innsbruck, starting from 37.49 EUR per day or 262.4 EUR per week. The cheapest manual rental car is a Citro?N C3.

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Popular types of car rental in Innsbruck

Discover and choose from our broad range of popular car rental options in the region of Innsbruck to find the best car for your travel plans. Travelers in Innsbruck can choose from small cars, medium cars, large cars, estate cars, mini vans, SUVs, convertibles, premium cars, camper vans, mini campers, vans, cars. All car rentals come with CDW insurance for added protection throughout your trip.

Renting a car is a popular choice among travelers who want to explore Austria at their own pace. The most popular type of car rental among small groups of travelers in Innsbruck is a TopLevel.

Another very popular type of car to rent in Innsbruck is a TopLevel. This car is particularly popular among couples and solo travelers touring the region of Innsbruck.

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Domestic flights from Innsbruck

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A taste of Austria through a visit to Innsbruck can often reignite a traveler's passion for adventure. When this happens, the best way to satisfy this wanderlust is to book a domestic flight from Innsbruck to another remarkable destination in Austria.

To begin your search for the best or cheapest flights from the region of Innsbruck to other spectacular locations in Austria, jump to the last section of this travel guide.

Popular domestic flights from Innsbruck

Travelers in Austria can catch flights to domestic airports in Vienna, Salzburg, Linz, Klagenfurt, and Graz. Domestic flights in Austria are operated by 7 airlines: Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa, Transavia, Austrian Airlines, and easyJet. There are around 18 scheduled flight routes operating to Innsbruck on a weekly basis.

From Innsbruck, travelers can book scheduled flights to 5 domestic destinations. The most popular flights from Innsbruck depart to many top-rated destinations in Austria and are offered by Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa, and Transavia.

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Traveling to another city or region in Austria? Use the flight search tool below to quickly find the cheapest one-way or round-trip flights from Innsbruck to different local destinations.

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