Free ski bus to the lifts

Stress-free on the piste: The free ski buses in the Stubai Valley take you directly to the valley station of Austria's largest glacier ski area - and back again safely.
Your winter equipment can even "stay here": You can store it comfortably in the state-of-the-art ski depots of the Stubai Glacier during your skiing holiday.

Convenient bus journey to the Stubai Glacier

No stress on the road, no searching for a parking space, no walking to the lift - does that sound good? Then use the free ski buses in the Stubai Valley to get directly to the valley stations in our ski area. Without changing, you and your ski equipment can get there from Innsbruck (every 30 minutes) and numerous bus stops in the Stubai Valley (every 15 minutes) to the Stubai Glacier lifts in Mutterberg.

You can focus on the essential. Enjoying a relaxing day of skiing in the Tyrolean mountains.

Frau wartet auf einfahrenden Bus

How do I recognise the valley ski bus?

To get to and from the Stubai Glacier, you can use the VVT bus lines 590a and 590b (Innsbruck - Stubai Glacier) as well as the additional "Stubai Glacier" valley ski buses.

You simply travel from the numerous bus stops throughout the Stubai to the final stop - "Stubai Glacier". The bus stops one after the other directly at both valley stations - 3S Eisgrat and Gamsgarten.


Who can use the bus free of charge?

The use of all public buses between Schönberg and the Stubai Glacier is free of charge for passengers with winter sports equipment, clothing or ski passes from the region. The Stubai Guest Card is also valid as a free bus ticket in the Stubai Valley for all winter holidaymakers.

Is public transport from Innsbruck also free of charge?

One-day skiing guests from Innsbruck
A bus ticket must be purchased for the journey between Innsbruck and Schönberg (and back). For passengers with winter sports equipment, this costs a total of €8 for the outward and return journey and must be purchased at the boarding point in Innsbruck. From Schönberg the ski bus journey is free of charge.

Holiday makers
If you are travelling to your ski holiday by train, you can of course take the ski bus from Innsbruck main station to your accommodation. With a printed confirmation from your hotel or landlord, the journey is free of charge for you. If you have any questions, please contact the Stubai Tourist Association.

Bus schedule for the Stubai Valley 2023/2024

VVT Regiobus 590
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Valley Ski Bus Stubai
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Skidepot am Stubaier Gletscher

Practical ski depots & lockers on site

Why not store your ski equipment overnight in the ski area? Use our state-of-the-art ski depots at the 3S Eisgratbahn or Gamsgarten valley stations to store your equipment during your skiing holiday. No more lugging around your skis or snowboards and always dry ski boots and boots - that sounds great.

There are also smaller lockers for storing rucksacks or bags at the Eisgrat and Gamsgarten mountain stations .

Frequently asked questions

The valley ski bus and the VVT line no. 590 between Schönberg and Innsbruck are free of charge for passengers with winter sports equipment, a valid  ski pass for the Stubai region or the Stubai Guest Card.

Day skiers travelling from Innsbruck must purchase a bus ticket for the journey to Schönberg. This costs a total of € 8 for the outward and return journey. The onward journey by bus from Schönberg to the Stubai Glacier is also free of charge for day ski guests with winter sports equipment.

With the valley ski buses you can get to the Stubai Glacier as well as all other ski areas of the Stubai Valley. » Current schedule of the Stubai Glacier ski bus
The schedules for getting to the Schlick 2000, to the Serlesbahnen Mieders and the Elferbahnen Neustift are available here

Austria's largest glacier ski area, the Stubai Glacier, is only 45 minutes away from Innsbruck and can be reached by ski bus without changing trains. Take the VVT bus line 590 from Innsbruck main station and also the valley ski bus in the Stubai Valley.

By train into your winter holidays
You can travel comfortably overnight from Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Amsterdam, Vienna or Graz to Innsbruck with the ÖBB Nighjet. Every 30 minutes, the ski bus (VVT line 590) takes you from Innsbruck main station to the Stubai Valley and the Stubai Glacier ski area. For all winter holidaymakers travelling by public transport, the bus ride from Innsbruck to the Stubai Valley is free of charge upon presentation of a confirmation from your accommodation. For more information, please contact the Stubai tourism association.

Frau mit Koffer vor Nightjet


Let's be honest: for many people, the journey to their winter holiday often involves an hour-long car journey, which, depending on the weather and traffic, can also involve wintry driving conditions and miles of traffic jams. But there is another way. Mela Hipp has tried taking the Nightjet to the snow for us.

Logo der Initiative ÖBB Nightjet zum Schnee

Nightjet to the snow

Would you like to start your skiing holiday car-free? No problem - with the ÖBB Nightjet you can now travel climate-friendly from Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Amsterdam, Vienna or Graz overnight to Innsbruck and on to the Stubai Glacier by ski bus.