Journey to the Ötztal

the arrival options

Sautens/Ambach: 5 km
Oetz: 13 km
Umhausen: 16 km
Niederthai: 23 km
Längenfeld: 24 km

Gries: 30 km
Sölden: 38 km
Vent: 55 km
Obergurgl: 52 km
Hochgurgl: 53 km



Using the route planner, you can calculate your journey to the entrance of the Ötztal directly from your home town.

You can reach the resorts on the B186 after the following kilometers:

from the west:

  • from Vorarlberg in the direction of Tyrol over the Arlberg Pass or through the Arlberg Tunnel (S 16) - Landeck - A12 freeway - Ötztal exit - B186

from the north:

  • Bad Tölz - Achenpass - B 181 - Jenbach - A12- Innsbruck - exit Ötztal - B186
  • Pfronten - Reutte - Fernpass - Imst - A12 - exit Ötztal - B186
  • Garmisch Partenkirchen - Ehrwald - Lermoos - Fernpass - Imst - A12 - exit Ötztal - B186
  • Garmisch Partenkirchen - Mittenwald - Scharnitz - Seefeld - Telfs - A12 - exit Ötztal - B186

from the west:

  • from Munich or Salzburg - A93 - in the direction of Kufstein - A12 - in the direction of Innsbruck to Ötztal - exit Ötztal - B186

from the south:

  • from Merano in South Tyrol via the Timmelsjoch high alpine road to Ötztal B186 - toll road.

    Attention: The border crossing Timmelsjoch is only open from the beginning of June until mid/end of October! Please note here the current information on www.timmelsjoch.com.

Of course you also have the possibility to reach the Ötztal by public transport.

By train you get to the Ötztal train station, which is located at the beginning of the valley. Afterwards you can reach the Ötztal either by bus or by cab.

Furthermore, you can use the Ötztal Shuttle to get to Ötztal in a cheap and comfortable way.

Here you will find the appropriate links for train, bus and Ötztal Shuttle, so that you are well informed about the transfer possibilities:

You decide to arrive comfortably and stress-free by plane? The airport in Innsbruck is best suited for this, which is the closest airport. From there you can get to the Ötztal either by bus or by cab transport.

Other airports around Ötztal:

Innsbruck (INN)
Distance: approx. 43 - 96 km
Arrival time: approx. 0,5 - 1,5 hours

Munich (MUC)
Distance: approx. 160 - 214 km
Journey time: approx. 2 - 3 hours

Salzburg (SZG)
Distance: approx. 220 - 273 km
Arrival time: approx. 2 - 3 hours

Zurich (ZRH)
Distance: approx. 245 - 290 km
Journey time: approx. 2.5 - 3.5 hours