Innsbruck, a city nestled among the Alps mountains in Austria, is a year-round tourist destination. You are excited to see the stunning scenery, visit the cultural places of interest, and go skiing, but you are unsure of how to get around Innsbruck? In this article, we will cover the most important facts about taxis in Innsbruck.
Compared to other public transport options, taxi is the most convenient transport mode without a doubt. Especially if you are traveling during the night or if the weather is bad.
To get a taxi in Innsbruck, you can either:
Multiple taxi companies service the Innsbruck area. Innsbruck taxis have yellow taxi signage on the roofs. You can find taxi stands at the Main Train Station ('Hauptbahnhof'), at Innsbruck Airport, and in the city. The taxi stands in the city are located close to major tourist attractions, which is convenient if you are doing sightseeing and need a ride back to your ski resort.
Some of the taxi companies operating in Innsbruck are: Taxi Innsbruck- +43 676 607 8190, Taxi 5311- +43 512 5311, Rumer FunkTaxi- +43 512 24 411
Taxi fares in Innsbruck are officially regulated and your total rate is based on start fare plus the kilometers are driven. Sunday and night rates are higher than daytime/weekday rates. The base fare is about €6 and thereafter about €2 per kilometer. If you need a taxi to wait for you, the charge is about 30€ per hour.
The taximeter will always be running, and it will display the total fare at the end of your journey. Gratuities are left to your discretion. You might also wonder how much is the taxi fare from Innsbruck Airport to Innsbruck city? The approximate taxi fare for this ride is 14€. The exact amount depends on the distance you travel.
Although a taxi is convenient, a transfer is another service that offers you even more benefits. Private transfer can be booked weeks in advance, and your rate is fixed. You will have no hidden charges or unforeseen surprises. The driver meets you at your preferred meeting point and takes you straight to your destination. It is a reliable and safe door-to-door service with experienced English-speaking drivers. You can also submit special requests at the time of booking, like child seats, or a vehicle with a larger trunk. Connecto Transfers for example has a user-friendly and quick online booking form for all your transfers in and around Innsbruck.
Transfers are especially suitable if your party is a group, if you are traveling early in the morning/late at night or if you have a lot of luggage. During the winter season, it can be hard to find a taxi, due to bad weather, road conditions, and many travelers in the area. To avoid waiting and uncertainty, or worrying whether you will find a taxi large enough to fit all your luggage and ski equipment, it is best to arrange everything in advance by booking a transfer. You will have no worries or stress and you get quality service for your money.