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Everything You Need To Know About Visiting Hungerburg Funicular Innsbruck

The Hungerburg Funicular in Innsbruck, Austria, is a cable system like no other. Walking on the stations feels surreal and alienesque: you’ll feel teleported into 2100! Thanks to its location, the Hungerburg Funicular also offers spectacular views of Innsbruck and the gorgeous Austrian Alps. Your journey from the city centre to the station is an experience in itself, with the funicular offering panoramic views of the Austrian Alps.

Hungerburg Funicular | Visitor Information At A Glance

Hungerburg Funicular | Visitor Information At A Glance
  • What are the Hungerburg Funicular timings?
    Hungerburg Funicular is open daily, from 7:15 AM to 7:15 PM on weekdays and from 8 AM to 7:15 PM on weekends and holidays.
  • Where is the Hungerburg Funicular located?
    Hungerburg Funicular is located at Höhenstraße 151, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria. Get Directions
  • How many visitors does Hungerburg Funicular see every year?
    Hungerburg Funicular sees between 500,000 to a million visitors yearly.
  • What is the best time to visit the Hungerburg Funicular?
    Winter is the best time to visit the Hungerburg Funicular. You can watch snow-capped mountains and enjoy beautiful views of the Austrian Alps from within the Hungerburg Funicular.

Hungerburg Funicular Timings

Hungerburg Funicular Timings

Hungerburg Funicular is open daily, but the timings differ based on your starting point and the day you visit.

  • General Opening Hours:
    Hungerburgbahn
    Monday to Friday: 7:15 AM - 7:15 PM
    Saturday, Sunday, and Public Holidays: 8 AM - 7:15 PM
  • Duration of visit:
    Depending on the length of your stay at the station, Hungerburg Funicular rides last between 15-30 minutes.

Best Time To Visit Hungerburg Funicular

Weekend vs Weekday: Hungerburg Funicular is always in demand, but weekdays are generally less crowded. Locals and visitors from nearby cities visit on weekends, making weekdays the best time to visit Hungerburg Funicular to beat the rush.

Best Time In The Year: You can visit Hungerburg Funicular throughout the year and enjoy an unforgettable experience. However, winters are recommended, as you can see snow-capped mountains on your way to the Hungerburg Funicular stations.

Best Time In The Day: Visit Hungerburg Funicular early in the morning to avoid queues. Visitors pour in post-lunch, and you may need to stand in line and await your time.

Where is Hungerburg Funicular Located?

Address - Höhenstraße 151, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria

Hungerburg Funicular cable line links central Innsbruck’s Congress Station, next to the city’s historic centre, with the Nordkette mountain chain.

Closest landmark - Innsbrucker Riesenrundgemälde (5.8 km)

Getting To The Hungerburg Funicular In Innsbruck

By Public Transport
By Road
Getting To The Hungerburg Funicular In Innsbruck
  • By Train: Congress Station in Innsbruck is the first station of the funicular. It is connected to Innsbruck's main railway station, from where you'll find trains to several cities in Austria and overseas.
  • By Airport Bus: You can reach the Congress Station conveniently using the airport bus. Take the airport bus from Innsbruck Airport to the city’s railway station and walk to the Congress Station.
  • By Airport Taxi: Airport taxis can help you reach the Congress Station. You’ll find a taxi immediately in front of the airport building, with the journey taking approximately 10 minutes.
By Road

You can drive to the Hungerburg Funicular in Innsbruck. Innsbruck city is connected to North, South, West, and East European motorways. You can reach Innsbruck by [driving from parts of Central, Western, and Eastern Europe.​

How To Skip Lines at Hungerburg Funicular?

Arrive Early - Visitors start to come in numbers as the day progresses. Visit the Hungerburg Funicular early in the morning to avoid long queues.

Book Your Tickets Online - You should book your Hungerburg Funicular tickets online, as you can buy skip-the-line tickets to the attraction.

Choose the All-Access Experience - The all-access tickets to Hungerburg Funicular is an excellent way to skip the lines and enter the attraction quickly. The tickets provide a cable car round-trip to the top of Innsbruck and entry to the Alpine Zoo.

Know Before You Visit Hungerburg Funicular

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Visitor Tips
Seegrube Restaurant, Innsbruck

Restaurant Seegrube - An excellent place to enjoy Tyrolean cuisine en route to the top of Innsbruck. (8.2 km)

Villa Blanka Restaurant - Savour classic and traditional dishes at this quaint restaurant. (5.5 km)

Grill Imbiss Rennweg - Grill Imbiss Rennweg is a dream restaurant for fast food lovers, offering many local and popular fast foods. (5.8 km)

Wirtshaus Schöneck - Known for its excellent service, Wirtshaus Schöneck's food and taste is also popular with locals. (5.4 km)

Rules
  • Do not smoke or consume tobacco or alcohol inside the funicular cars or stations.
  • Keep your hands and body parts inside the funicular car throughout the journey.
  • Do not throw items in the funicular car and litter only in the designated bins.
  • Avoid making too much noise within the funicular car or at the stations. Ensure you do not disturb the peace and privacy of other passengers.
  • Follow the health and safety guidelines communicated by the Hungerburg Funicular Innsbruck staff.
Colourful houses, Innsbruck
  • Stadtturm - An ancient watchtower built in the 1400s.
  • Hafelekar - TOP OF INNSBRUCK - 2.334m - Top of the Innsbruck range, offering surreal views of the city.
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen City Centre - A beautiful gorge with delicious restaurants nearby.
  • Colourful Houses Innsbruck - Several colourful houses lining the river.
Skiing, Innsbruck
  • You can visit Hungerburg Funicular throughout the year, but the attraction is spectacular in winter. You can see snow-capped mountains and an all-white landscape.
  • You can get discounts and deals on Hungerburg Funicular with online ticket booking.
  • Ensure you reach the Congress Station, the first of several Hungerburg Funicular stations, 15 minutes before your slot.
  • While pets are allowed inside Hungerburg Funicular, they must have muzzles for everyone’s safety.
  • The Austrian Alps turn into a winter wonderland in winters. Try skiing as it is a popular activity in the region.




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Frequently Asked Questions About Visiting Hungerburg Funicular

Where is Hungerburg Funicular located?

Hungerburg Funicular is located at Höhenstraße 151, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria. Get Directions.

What are the Hungerburg Funicular timings?

Hungerburg Funicular timings are: Monday to Friday: 7:15 AM - 7:15 PM; Saturday, Sunday, and Public Holidays: 8 AM - 7:15 PM.

How big is the Hungerburg Funicular?

Hungerburg Funicular has one line having a length of 1.14 miles.

How long does it take to explore the Hungerburg Funicular?

It takes between 15-30 minutes to explore the Hungerburg Funicular.

What is the best time to visit the Hungerburg Funicular?

Winter is the best time to visit the Hungerburg Funicular.

How to get to Hungerburg Funicular by public transport?

You can reach Congress Station, the first station on the Hungerburg Funicular, by train, airport bus, and taxi.

How to get to Hungerburg Funicular by road?

Innsbruck is connected to major cities in Europe. North, South, East, and West motorways in the continent are connected to Innsbruck.

Is it worth visiting the Hungerburg Funicular?

Yes. Hungerburg Funicular is worth visiting because it offers panoramic views of the Austrian Alps.

Is there an age limit to visit the Hungerburg Funicular?

No. There is no age limit to visiting the Hungerburg Funicular.

Are wheelchairs provided in Hungerburg Funicular?

No. Wheelchairs are not provided in Hungerburg Funicular, but guests can bring their wheelchairs and strollers.

Is there free parking at the Hungerburg Funicular?

Yes. Parking is available at the Hungerburg Funicular, but visitors must pay an additional charge.