Your route to Achensee

By car

  • 1. Inntalautobahn A12 (requires purchase of a ‘Vignette’); Wiesing/Achensee exit, Achensee main road B181, upon reaching  Maurach after 7km, head along Achensee to Achenkirch and Steinberg am Rofan, and in the centre of Maurach take the turn for 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 town of Achenkirch take a left to Steinberg am Rofan, continue 10km to Maurach, Pertisau and Wiesing in Inntal. Latest traffic situation – ÖAMTC traffic information service
  • Attention
    Closure of the Arlberg Road Tunnel from 24 April to 2 October 2017. To more information.

By train

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

With eight 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 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 39.

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.
    Schedule of Jenbach station
    Several accommodation providers in the region offer their guests practical pick-up and transfer services. Please enquire with your accommodation provider.
  • 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 and 14.55
    Returns from Pertisau Karwendellift to Tegernsee train station: 10.52 and 17.01
    Information on this bus connection is available via www.rvo-bus.de
  • Take a train to Jenbach train station, can then take the Achensee steam cog railway to Achensee, getting off at the final station, Seespitz (at a pier for boat trips on Lake Achensee). Timetable information on www.achenseebahn.at

Deutsche Bahn’s transport comparison provides an overview of travel times, cost and environmental burden of journeying via train, car or plane on www.bahn.de (www.bahn.de/verkehrsmittelvergleich).

Further information is available on 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.

TIP

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:

Further information on train connections in Austria is available from the Austria Federal Railways 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.

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.
    Schedule of Jenbach station.
    Several accommodation providers in the region offer their guests practical pick-up and transfer services. Please enquire with your accommodation provider.
  • Take a train to Jenbach train station, can then take the Achensee steam cog railway to Achensee, getting off at the final station, Seespitz (at a pier for boat trips on Lake Achensee). Timetable information on www.achenseebahn.at

Further information on train connections from Switzerland is available from the Swiss Federal Railways www.sbb.ch

Attention
Closure of the Arlberg Road Tunnel from 24 April to 2 October 2017. More information on www.asfinag.at/arlbergtunnel-en

 

By air

Its good location means the Achensee region is close to 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: