Saalfelden to Innsbruck and Innsbruck to Rome

How much time is required to get by train from Saalfelden, Austria to Innsbruck and from Innsbruck to Rome, Italy
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  • Jeff (Official Rep) March 10, 2016 20:57

    Most connections from Saalfelden to Innsbruck take about 2 to 2.5 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in Wörgl along the way.

    A daytime connection from Innsbruck to Rome takes 7 to 8 hours in duration and involves changing trains once in Bologna along the way, although there is also an option that involves changing in Verona instead. Otherwise, there is a direct overnight train from Innsbruck to Rome. The ride on the night train takes just under 10.5 hours.

    You would check schedules and purchase tickets by entering a route on our homepage (

    For a connection from Saalfelden to Innsbruck, you can just do one search for the full route. Trains on the segment from Wörgl to Innsbruck are Railjet trains, EuroCity 'Brennero' trains, or InterCity (IC) trains.

    For a daytime option from Innsbruck to Rome, you would have to piece together the connection by doing a separate search for each segment. Therefore, you would do one search for trains from Innsbruck to Bologna or Innsbruck to Verona and another search for connecting trains from Bologna to Rome or Verona to Rome.

    Trains from Innsbruck to Bologna or Verona are EuroCity 'Brennero' trains, and

    Trains from Bologna to Rome are high-speed 'Le Frecce' trains (Frecciarossa or Frecciargento trains) or high-speed Italo trains.

    Direct trains from Verona to Rome are high-speed Frecciargento trains or high-speed Italo trains.

    When trying to access schedules and ticket costs for night trains on our site, it is usually necessary to adjust your preferred departure time by entering a time closer to the specific hour of the train's departure time. Therefore, when you go to enter the criteria of a search for the direct overnight train from Innsbruck to Rome, you would want to choose some time in the evening, like '07 pm', as your preferred departure time. By doing this, you will get the night train to display in the results of your search, and you can proceed to purchase your tickets.

    The overnight train from Innsbruck to Rome is a City Night Line (CNL) train.

    With the exception of Italo trains and the City Night Line train, these trains generally can be booked once within 90 days of an intended date of departure. Italo trains can be booked up to 120 days in advance of a departure date, while City Night Line trains can be booked anywhere from 90 to 180 days in advance of a departure date.
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