Car hire at Innsbruck Airport
Car hire at Innsbruck Airport
Innsbruck Airport (INN) - also known as Kranebitten Airport - is located around 4km from the centre of Innsbruck. Innsbruck is the provincial capital of Tyrol, in western Austria, and the airport is the largest in the province. Almost all winter sport resorts can be reached in one hour’s drive from the airport.
What I need to know
People flying in may wish to compare car hire prices at Innsbruck Airport ahead of time to ensure they have a smooth onward journey after disembarking. Holiday Autos’ site makes checking Innsbruck Airport car hire costs easy, and also offers free cancellation, customer support and no credit card feeds.
Where to pick up my car
Innsbruck Airport car rental offices are accessed through a covered walkway from the airport, ensuring visitors stay safe and dry in wet weather. Upon landing, simply follow the signs to find your chosen company.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
The airport caters to the major Austrian city of Innsbruck. As it is situated in midst of the stunning Alps, tourists visiting the city are likely to be on a winter sports holiday. The city offers plenty of skiing and snowboarding opportunities in the winter months, and is a haven for hikers and climbers in warmer weather.
Nearby Innsbruck Airport
Visitors to Innsbruck Airport will likely head straight to Innsbruck, where they can opt for an active holiday of skiing or hiking, or explore the city which is famed for its imperialist and modern architecture.
Situated to the west of Austria, Innsbruck Airport also gives easy access to three other countries, making a road trip well worth the effort. The major German city of Munich is just two hour’s drive away, while Lichtenstein’s capital Vaduz will take two hours and 15 minutes to reach by car. In three hours and 15 minutes, drivers can arrive at the Swiss city of Zurich.
Eating and drinking
Those on winter sports holidays will no doubt desire the traditional apres ski when they come off the slopes. However, for a taste of Austria, opt for Tyrolean cuisine in the traditional guesthouses, or choose a hearty snack cooked in a mountain hut. Fine dining fans will also find their place in Innsbruck, with plenty of gourmet options available too.
Things to do
While you’re in the beautiful Alps, take advantage of the unique opportunities available and get active. Winter sport resorts are ubiquitous in this part of Austria, so take to the slopes for some skiing, snowboarding and don’t forget to indulge yourself when it comes to apres ski.
There are plenty of architectural landmarks in Innsbruck, with the Goldenes Dachl - the elaborate emperor’s building - being one highlight. You can also learn more about the province itself at Tyrolean State Museum and Tyrolean Folk Art Museum.