Approach Tyrol by car

Where is Tyrol? North Tyrol is located north of Passo Brennero and south of the German boarder, and East Tyrol adjoins Italy as well.

NORTH TYROL:

From Munich/Germany:
> A8 (road signs Salzburg/A8/Nürnberg)
> at the motorway exit slip road 101-Dreieck Inntal
> A93 towards Innsbruck/Kufstein
> now you are in North Tyrol
> to Innsbruck: proceed on A12
> 160 km, travel time: 1 h 40 min

From Zurich/Switzerland:
> E41 (road signs E60/A1/A4/Sankt Gallen/Winterthur)
> A1 to the Austrian border
> A13 (signs to E43/A13/Au)
> now you are in North Tyrol
> to Innsbruck: E60/A14 towards Bregenz/Innsbruck
> then A12/E60 (signs E60/A12/Innsbruck)
> 280 km, travel time: 3 h 20 min

From Austria:
> From Vienna A1 (road signs A1/Linz/Sankt Pölten…)
> proceed on A8
> at the motorway exit slip road 01-triangle Innsbruck/Kufstein
> now you are in North Tyrol
> for Innsbruck: proceed on A12
> 470 km, travel time: 5 h

> From Salzburg A1 (towards Innsbruck/Munich/A10)
> proceed on A8 (and the same as from Vienna)
> 180 km, travel time: 1 h 50 min

From Italy:
> From Bolzano A22 via Brennero
> now you are in North Tyrol
> to Innsbruck: proceed on A13
> 120 km, travel time: 1 h 15 min

> From Venice A4/E70
> before Verona exit towards Brennero/Verona Nord
> A22 via Brennero
> now you are in North Tyrol
> to Innsbruck: proceed on A13
> 390 km, travel time: 4 h

Please note that the Austrian motorways are subject to road taxes called “Vignette”. The tollway permit stickers are available at most of the filling stations for a period of 10 days, 2 months or the whole year. Further informations in the homonymous article in the category “Traffic Information“.

EAST TYROL:

From Munich/Germany:
> E54 to Kiefersfelden/Kufstein
> last exit before border (Kiefersfelden)
> note: here you don’t need the motorway permit sticker!
> from Kufstein follow the road “Felbertauernstrasse”
> via Felbertauern road to East Tyrol
> 216 km, travel time: 2 h 30 min

From Switzerland:
> A14 via Feldkirch / Bludenz / Arlberg
> A12 via Innsbruck to exit Wörgl Ost
> follow the road “Felbertauernstrasse”
> via Kitzbühel, Mittersill to East Tyrol
> 480 km, travel time: 6 h 30 min

From Austria:
> From Vienna A2 to Klagenfurt
> Villach (A 10) to Spittal (B 100), then East Tyrol
> 470 km, travel time: 5 h 30 min

> From Salzburg (A10) to Spittal, then East Tyrol
> 220 km, travel time: 2 h 30 min

From Italy:
> From Bolzano (A22) via Bressanone (S 49 DIR/E 68)
> via San Candido (B 100) to East Tyrol
> 149 km, travel time: 2 h 5 min

> From Venice (A4 / E 70) via Udine (A23/E55)
> Tolmezzo - Passo Monte Croce Carnico - East Tyrol
> 250 km, travel time: 3 h

> From Brunico via Passo Stalle (only in summer)
> to the Defereggental valley (East Tyrol)

Useful links for the approach by car:
Google Maps
Traffic information Austria (in German language)
Information about Toll Sticker and Digital Vignette
Children safety in a car (in German language)
Closing during the winter in Austria (mountain passes and roads) (in German language)
Congestions in Austria (in German language)
Congestions in Germany (in German language)
Congestions in Switzerland (in German, Italian and French language)

We wish you a safe travel!

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