The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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13 h 14 m
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Of the 2 trains that leave Cologne for Linz every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||374 miles (603 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 54 min|
|Average train ticket price||$75 (€72)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Cologne to Linz cover the 374 miles (603 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 54 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $39 (€38), but the average price of train tickets is $75 (€72). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Linz Hbf.
For as little as $39 (€38) you can travel by train to Linz from Cologne with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and ÖBB Nightjet. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to Linz train.
Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Linz train information:
ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip to Linz from Cologne by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.
Find cheap tickets for ÖBB trains between Cologne and Linz on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Cologne to Linz train schedule from ÖBB, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 374 miles (603 km) journey between Cologne and Linz, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains to Linz from Cologne in the Omio app, you can check to see if the ÖBB trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the ÖBB train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Linz from Cologne and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train to Linz from Cologne with ÖBB!
Save time and money by searching for and booking your ÖBB Nightjet train between Cologne and Linz online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest ÖBB Nightjet train to Linz from Cologne, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current ÖBB Nightjet train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 374 miles (603 km) journey between Cologne and Linz as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Cologne and Linz, you can check straight away if the ÖBB Nightjet ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official ÖBB Nightjet Cologne to Linz train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!
Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Linz, Austria is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 9/12/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Linz from Cologne closer to your date of departure here
The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Linz is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/29/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Linz closer to your date of departure here here.
There are a few train stations in Cologne to start your route from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. In Linz you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Linz Hbf, Linz/Donau Urfahr and Linz/Donau Wegscheid Bahnhof.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Linz Hbf.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Köln Hbf, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Cologne. The most popular arrival train station in Linz, called Linz Hbf, is located around 2 miles (3.2 km) away from its city center.
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