Your journey to Achensee

By car

  • 1. Inntalautobahn A12 (requires purchase of a toll sticker); Wiesing/Achensee exit, Achensee main road B181, upon reaching  Maurach after 7km, continue along Achensee to Achenkirch and Steinberg am Rofan, and in the centre of Maurach take the turn to Pertisau
  • 2. Toll-free journey via Achenpass and Bad Tölz. From Munich to the motorway exit at Holzkirchen, Tegernsee, Achenpass and Bad Tölz – national border, Achenkirch; before the village of Achenkirch take a left to Steinberg am Rofan, continue 10km to Maurach, Pertisau and Wiesing in Inntal.

By train

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The best way to arrive – by train from Germany to Tirol

With direct trains to Tirol every day and countless connections with just one easy change. Get there quickly, safely, without traffic, stress or petrol stations, in the wind and rain. Enjoy the panoramic views and the delights of the on-board restaurant. Travel cheaply too with Deutsche Bahn’s Europe Special – from EUR 39.90 in second class, subject to demand.  Even cheaper options are available for shorter journeys.

  • Families can make particularly great savings, with your own children and grandchildren under 15 years old travelling with you for free (details on train ticket necessary). You can enjoy a relaxing breakfast in the morning in Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg or Berlin and be exploring a fantastic holiday region by the early evening.
  • Or you travel by ÖBB Nightjet and can already enjoy the day of your arrival. Prices from EUR 29.

There are many ways to get to Lake Achensee:

  • Take a train to Jenbach station, then take the free (see link) bus or taxi to Lake Achensee.
    For information – train from Munich and Hamburg with the Nightjet.
    Several accommodation providers in the region offer their guests convenient pick-up and transfer services. Please ask your accommodation provider. Transfers from the train station Jenbach to your accommodation can be booked online at www.bahnhofshuttle.tirol 72 hours in advance from the comfort of your home.
  • Take a train to Tegernsee station, then continue with a taxi or bus 9550 via Kreuth to Achensee (approx. 35km).
  • Departures from Tegernsee train station to Pertisau: 08.45 a.m. and 2.55 p.m.
    Returns from Pertisau Karwendellift to Tegernsee train station: 10.52 a.m. and 5.01 p.m.
    Information on this bus connection is available via www.rvo-bus.de
  • Take a train to Jenbach train station, then take the Achensee steam cog railway to Achensee, get off at the final station Seespitz (at the jetty for boat trips on Lake Achensee). Timetables are available at www.achenseebahn.at

For more information visit www.bahn.de/oesterreich

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By train from anywhere in Austria to Tirol

You can travel comfortably and environmentally friendly without any stress or traffic on the ÖBB’s railjet, EC or IC trains from EUR 9 with a railsaver discount from anywhere in Austria to Tirol. First class prices start as low as EUR 19.

To the train timetable 2017/18 – all direct connections to the train station Jenbach in overview.

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A maximum of four children can travel free up to the age of 14 when accompanying an adult with a railsaver ticket. The kids just need to be added to the passenger numbers when booking an adult railsaver ticket online.
A short break or well-deserved family holiday begins almost at the station as you take a relaxing train journey. The surroundings will fly by while the kids play the time away or enjoy the view, allowing parents to take note of the latest developments in the newspapers. Visiting the on-board restaurant, supplied by the Henry am Zug caterer, also helps you to enjoy your journey.
Due to new track sections between Vienna and St. Pölten and in the Tirolean lowlands, journey times towards Innsbruck have been significantly reduced.

You have two ways of getting to Lake Achensee:

For more information on train connections in Austria visit the Austria Federal Railways at www.oebb.at

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By train from Switzerland to Tirol

You can travel comfortably and environmentally friendly without any stress or traffic six times per day on the ÖBB’s railjet from Switzerland to Tirol.

A short break or well-deserved family holiday begins almost at the station as you take a relaxing train journey. The surroundings will fly by while the kids play the time away or enjoy the view, allowing parents to take note of the latest developments in the newspapers. Visiting the on-board restaurant, supplied by the Henry am Zug caterer, also helps you to enjoy your journey.

To the train timetable 2017/18 – all direct connections to the train station Jenbach in overview.

You have two ways of getting to Lake Achensee:

  • Take a train to Jenbach station, then take the free (see link) bus or taxi to Lake Achensee.
    For info – train from Zurich.
    Several accommodation providers in the region offer their guests convenient pick-up and transfer services. Please ask your accommodation provider.
  • Take a train to Jenbach train station, then take the Achensee steam cog railway to Achensee, get off at the final station, Seespitz (at the jetty for boat trips on Lake Achensee). Timetables are available at www.achenseebahn.at

For more information on train connections from Switzerland visit the Swiss Federal Railways at www.sbb.ch

 

By air

The Achensee region is conveniently located within easy reach of Innsbruck airport (45km, 45min away), Salzburg airport (150km, 1h 30min away) and Munich airport (175km, 2h away).

Innsbruck airport has direct flights to and from Amsterdam, Berlin, Bristol, Düsseldorf, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Liverpool, London, Moscow, Rotterdam, Vienna and many more.
Here are flight schedules.

Munich airport has flights from all big cities in Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France, Britain, the Netherlands and Belgium.

Salzburg airport has flights from many big cities in Germany, Switzerland, France, Britain, Italy and the Netherlands.

 

Transfers from airports (Innsbruck, Salzburg or Munich) can be ordered via: