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Travel responsibly to Lake Achensee

Looking for an environmentally friendly way to travel to Lake Achensee? Great idea – and this is of course possible! The market town of Jenbach is a central traffic hub in Tirol only a 25-minute bus ride from Lake Achensee. Up to seven times per day, for example, the Austrian train “Railjet” from Vienna stops here. There is at least one connection per hour between the Bavarian capital Munich and the train station Jenbach. From there, the public buses operated by the Verkehrsverbund Tirol (VVT) run at regular intervals, transporting you comfortably to Lake Achensee. Visitors to Lake Achensee can take advantage of our free buses by presenting the reservation confirmation from their accommodation provider.

At a glance: Click here for an overview of travel times and fastest transportation links to the train station Jenbach and intercity rail stations in Tirol.

Travelling by train to Lake Achensee

  • 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 9550 via Kreuth to Lake Achensee (ca. 35 km).
  • For more information visit https://www.bahn.com/en

Ship your baggage ahead: Luggage delivery service

The Deutsche Bahn offers door to door luggage delivery service. Click here for 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.

  • 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 2022 to 31 October 2022.

Transfers from and to the train station Jenbach

On arrival, you can take advantage of our free bus transfer from Jenbach to Lake Achensee by presenting your reservation confirmation. At your accommodation you will receive your AchenseeCard (visitor card) which is your free bus ticket for the Regiobus n the entire Achensee holiday region (including Jenbach).

You can also pre-book transfers from and to the train station Jenbach at:

Getting around eco-friendly and barrier-free

At peak times, buses run up to four times per hour between the Achensee villages and Jenbach. The AchenseeCard allows you free use of the public buses in the Achensee region (including Jenbach) for the duration of your stay. The bus operators use low-floor vehicles for barrier-free travel.

The bus stop in Steinberg am Rofan in summer.
The AchenseeCard allows free use of the public buses which run at regular intervals between the villages of Achenkirch, Maurach, Pertisau, Steinberg, Wiesing and Jenbach.

DAV Munich Mountain Bus

How about travelling from Munich to the mountains of the Achensee region by coach? The German Alpine Association Munich & Oberland offers coach journeys with the Münchner Bergbus from Munich to the Mountaineering Village Steinberg am Rofan.

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