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Train Information from Frankfurt am Main to Linz

distanceDistance281 miles (453 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price$46 (€39)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB | ICE or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Linz cover the 281 miles (453 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 2 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | ICE or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $39 (€33), but the average price of train tickets is $46 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Linz Hbf.

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Train from Frankfurt am Main to Linz with Deutsche Bahn

Find the best trains from Frankfurt am Main to Linz with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $39 (€33). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 281 miles (453 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Frankfurt am Main and Linz. Check the DB train schedule for your trip between Frankfurt am Main and Linz on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Frankfurt am Main and Linz you can pay as low as $39 (€33).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Linz due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Linz
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Linz, Austria?

Travel by train between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Linz, Austria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Linz from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Frankfurt am Main?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 11/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Linz closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Linz, Austria?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Linz to Frankfurt am Main is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Austria?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/28/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Frankfurt am Main from Linz here.

How much do cheap train tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Linz cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Linz for as low as $39 (€33)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Frankfurt am Main and Linz?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $46 (€39)  for a train ticket between Frankfurt am Main and Linz.
How many miles is it from Frankfurt am Main to Linz by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Linz by train to be approximately 281 miles (453 km).
How long is a train between Frankfurt am Main and Linz on average?
On average the Frankfurt am Main to Linz train time is 5 h 2 min  covering the 281 miles (453 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Frankfurt am Main to Linz depart from? Which Linz train station do I come into from Frankfurt am Main?

There are a few train stations in Frankfurt am Main to start your trip from including Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. 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 Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen   and arrive in Linz Hbf.

Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main to go to Linz? Where is the train station in Linz located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and need to travel around 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Linz most often arrive at Linz Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from Frankfurt am Main to Linz?
For the route from Frankfurt am Main to Linz you can take a train with ÖBB | ICE or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Linz from Frankfurt am Main on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I purchase a direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Linz?
Yes, there are 7 direct trains from Frankfurt am Main to Linz per day with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB | Nightjet  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
How many train services are there to Linz from Frankfurt am Main a day?
The average number of trains departing Frankfurt am Main for Linz is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Frankfurt am Main to Linz? When is the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Linz?
The earliest train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Linz leaves at 5: 21 AM. The last train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Linz leaves at 7: 22 PM. You can find the latest Frankfurt am Main to Linz train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy the Frankfurt am Main to Linz train for the best deals on tickets?
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 from Frankfurt am Main to Linz within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $46 (€39) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Linz a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Linz
Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen is the most popular Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main for your trip to Linz.