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Directions to Lake Achensee

Travel stress-free and make the journey part of your holidays. Whatever your mode of transport, we are easy to get to. Read our advice on how to get to Lake Achensee, by train and bus, by car, or by plane. Your holidays start now!

Route planner

By public transport, by bike, on foot, or by (electric) car – whatever your mode of transport, use our route planner at maps.achensee.com to arrive safely at Lake Achensee. The route planner offers different options to individualize your trip.

Travelling by train to Lake Achensee

The market town of Jenbach is a central transport hub in Tirol, just a 25-minute bus ride from Lake Achensee. For example, the Austrian Railjet train from Vienna stops here up to eight times a day. There is at least one connection per hour between the Bavarian capital of Munich and Jenbach train station.

  • Modern EC trains of the Deutsche Bahn (DB) run regularly from the railway hub in Munich to Jenbach in about 1 hour and 25 minutes. From Jenbach, Lake Achensee is just a short bus ride away. Your reservation confirmation is your free ticket for the public buses. 
  • Take the trains of the Deutsche Bahn (DB) to the train station Tegernsee and continue your journey by taxi or bus line 390 via Kreuth to Lake Achensee (ca. 35 km).
  • For more information visit https://www.bahn.com/en

ÖBB door to door luggage service

The ÖBB offers door to door luggage service, which delivers your luggage to your accommodation at Lake Achensee in advance. Available with a valid DB or ÖBB ticket. (Please note that the DB luggage service is only available within Germany).

  • The Austrian Federal Railway (ÖBB) offers a regular train service to Jenbach from the federal capital Vienna (4 hours) and from Linz (3 hours). From Jenbach, Lake Achensee is just a short bus ride away. Your reservation confirmation is your free ticket for the public buses. 

Some accommodations in the Achensee region offer their guests a convenient pick-up and drop-off service from and to Jenbach train station. Just ask your accommodation provider before your arrival.

ÖBB door to door luggage service

The ÖBB offers door to door luggage service shipping your baggage ahead to your accommodation at Lake Achensee. ÖBB Rail & Drive offers car hire at the train station which is a very convenient way to reach your destination. Whether you’re on a weekend trip, business meeting or shopping tour, ÖBB offers easy and uncomplicated car hire by the hour. Click here for more information.

  • The Swiss Federal Railway (SBB) runs a regular train service from Zurich to Jenbach (4 hours) several times per day. From Jenbach, Lake Achensee is just a short bus ride away. Your reservation confirmation is your free ticket for the public buses. Visit www.sbb.ch for timetables and more information.

Some accommodations in the Achensee region offer their guests a convenient pick-up and drop-off service from and to Jenbach train station. Just ask your accommodation provider before your arrival.

Luggage service for travelling abroad

Click here for information about luggage shipping services from and to Switzerland.

The ÖBB Nightjet train transports visitors comfortably to the mountains and to Lake.
Travel to the mountains by nightjet

Avoid traffic jams and travel comfortably and eco-friendly to Lake Achensee! Check out the attractive offers of ÖBB Nightjet from 1 May to 31 October 2024. Arrival and departure is possible from Hamburg, Düsseldorf or Amsterdam.

The last mile by bus or taxi

Once you have arrived at Jenbach railway station, it is only a short distance to Lake Achensee. Transport options for the final leg of your journey include our regional buses, taxis, and a shuttle service.

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Barrier-free regional bus
Passengers with a visitor card can use the buses free of charge (also to/from Jenbach). Buses from Jenbach train station are also free with a booking confirmation. If you have a climate ticket, you can also use it on the buses.
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Taxi Kröll
Make your journey less stressful by taking a taxi for the last mile to your holiday destination. Taxi Kröll offers comfortable and convenient transfers from Jenbach train station to Lake Achensee.
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Four Seasons Travel
Take advantage of a shuttle service for the last mile to Lake Achensee. Four Seasons Travel offers daily, frequent shuttle transportation from and to the train station.
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Taxisy
Taxisy allows you to book and pay for taxis two days in advance, subject to availability. Cancellations or changes are possible up to 24 hours before the journey.

Travelling by car

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Toll-free journey via the Achenpass
From Munich, take the motorway and exit at Holzkirchen, continue via Tegernsee and Achenpass or via Bad Tölz to the national border. Follow the road to Achenkirch. Turn left to Steinberg am Rofan or continue to Maurach, Pertisau, and Wiesing in the Inntal valley.
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Motorway A12 (toll sticker required)
Take the motorway A12 (toll sticker required), exit at Wiesing/Achensee and follow the Achensee federal road B181 until you reach Maurach after 7 kilometres. From there, follow the directions to Pertisau or continue your journey along Lake Achensee to Achenkirch and Steinberg am Rofan.

Travelling by plane

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Airport Innsbruck (INN)
The airport Innsbruck is a 45-minute drive from the Achensee region. Direct flights are available from Vienna and Frankfurt.
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Airport Munich (MUC)
The airport Munich is a two-hour drive from the Achensee region, serving as an international aviation hub for many large cities.
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Airport Salzburg (SZG)
The airport Salzburg is a 1.5-hour drive from the Achensee region and offers flights between various major cities in Germany, Switzerland, France, the UK, Italy and the Netherlands.

Transfer from and to the airport Innsbruck

Taxi Kröll in Maurach, Tel. +43(5243)43280, www.taxikroell.com

Airport transfer service Four Seasons Travel (Tel. +43(512)584157, www.tirol-taxi.at. Four Seasons Travel also offers transfers from and to the airports Salzburg and Munich.

Taxisy - Book and pay easily online

Getting around in the region

Looking for bus connections, car parks, charging stations, bike rental options and more? Follow the link for details.

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