Cologne to Linz train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Linz

Showing times and prices for Oct 01

Cheapest

75

Average

87

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.

FlixTrain
11:01AMCologne13h29 12:30AMLinz
0 transfers
751One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:54PMCologne13h00 03:54AMLinz
0 transfers
991One-way

Train schedule from Cologne to Linz

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11:01AMCologne13h29 12:30AMLinz
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Deutsche Bahn
02:54PMCologne13h00 03:54AMLinz
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Fastest train times from Cologne to Linz

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Fastest Journey

13 h

Average

13 h 14 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

603 km

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.

Deutsche Bahn
02:54PMCologne13h00 03:54AMLinz
0 transfers
991One-way
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11:01AMCologne13h29 12:30AMLinz
0 transfers
751One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Linz

distanceDistance374 miles (603 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price$75 (€72)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | 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.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and ÖBB Nightjet from Cologne to Linz trains

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.

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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:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 43 min
  • Average Price: $39
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 10 a day

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 Tips: Trains from Cologne to Linz

      Travel by train to Linz easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Linz.
      FAQs

      Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Linz, Austria is: Unrestricted.

      Is international entry into Linz from Cologne restricted?

      International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

      Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Cologne?

      Entry Requirements:

      • There are no current restrictions

      What are the safety rules to follow in Linz, Austria?

      The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

      • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
      • Face mask required: Recommended

      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.

      Is my return train into Cologne from Linz restricted?

      International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

      Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Linz?

      Conditions of reentry:

      • There are no current restrictions

      What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

      The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

      • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
      • Face mask required: Mandatory

      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.

      Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Cologne to Linz to cost as little as $39 (€38)  in the next 7 days.
      The train price to Linz from Cologne is on average $75 (€72)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
      When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Cologne to Linz by train to be approximately 374 miles (603 km).
      The Cologne to Linz train duration is on average 6 h 54 min, which is to be expected when traveling 374 miles (603 km) to Linz from Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

      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.

      When taking a train from Cologne to Linz, you can count on ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Linz. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Cologne to Linz and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
      On average, there are 10 trains a day from Cologne to Linz. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
      The earliest train for this route departs from Cologne at 4: 54 AM. The last train leaves from Cologne at 10: 04 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cologne to Linz and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
      In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets to Linz from Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $75 (€72) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Cologne to Linz a few months in advance.

      Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

      Cologne
      Linz
      Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your trip to Linz.
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      Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
      Public transit options for Köln Hbf
      U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
      S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
      Bus lines: 172, 173
      Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
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      At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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      At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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      At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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