Car Hire Innsbruck Airport
Innsbruck Airport, the largest in Western Austria will put you in easy reach of many ski resorts of the Tyrolean Alps. To fully enjoy what the region has to offer many choose to hire a car from Innsbruck Airport and Skyscanner can help you search for the best car hire deal.
Where to hire a car at Innsbruck Airport
Sixt, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Megadrive offer car hire from Innsbruck Airport. You can find the car hire desks in the main hall on the upper floor of the terminal building and in the multi storey car park which is accessed from the airport building via a walkway.
Petrol Stations near Innsbruck Airport
If you hire a car from Innsbruck Airport with a “full to full” fuel policy you will need to refuel your petrol tank before dropping off the car.
There are Shell and BP garages located on the Kranebitter Allee, 1km north of the airport. If driving from the east there is an Eni Station on Mitterweg 2km away.
Driving around Innsbruck Airport
The A12 and A13 are both easily accessed from the airport with these roads taking you to The Alps, east Austria or the south. All Austrian motorways and S roads are toll roads, if your rental car is not supplied with a vignette you will need to purchase a toll sticker before driving on these roads.
Getting to your destination
Here are some of the popular destinations for visitors to Austria which can be easily reached from Innsbruck Airport.
The medieval city of Innsbruck offers old world charm and mountain views. Located in the Tyrolean Alps it is a popular base for those wishing to enjoy the skiing opportunities at the nearby resorts.
Innsbruck is a 10 minute, 5km drive to the city centre via the B171. Due to its close location to the city centre congestion during rush hours and the winter season is to be expected.
There are many car parks in the city centre of Innsbruck, on street parking is available in areas marked with a blue line on the street with parking meters nearby.
Mayrhofen is one of Europe’s finest skiing resorts with snow in summer and winter. The variety of ski runs appeals to skiers of all abilities.
Driving from Innsbruck Airport to Mayrhofen takes an hour via the A12 toll road and the B169. Free parking is available at the bottom of the Ahornbahn and Horbergbahn ski stations.
St Anton is one of the top 5 ski resorts in The Alps for intermediate and advanced skiers with 340km of pistes available. The bustling town is full of activities for when you want time away from the slopes.
Innsbruck Airport to St Anton is a popular 95km drive taking just over an hour on the A12 toll road. You will be driving through many of the small Austrian towns and villages on the way which are worth stopping off at and exploring on the way.
Parking is available at most of the hotels in the town and free parking can be found at the ski lifts.