| January 30|
| 28 from 13 nations|
| Eisschnelllaufbahn Innsbruck, Innsbruck|
The women's 500 metres in speed skating at the 1964 Winter Olympics took place on 30 January, at the Eisschnellaufbahn.
Speed skating at the 1964 Winter Olympics – Women's 500 metres Wikipedia
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:
The following new Olympic record was set.