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Train Information between Hamburg and Linz

distanceDistance407 miles (657 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB | S-Bahn

Trains from Hamburg to Linz cover the 407 miles (657 km) long trip taking on average 11 h 13 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB | S-Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $48 (€40), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $36 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Linz Hbf.

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Train from Hamburg to Linz with Deutsche Bahn

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Hamburg to Linz from $36 (€30) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 407 miles (657 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Hamburg to Linz. Check the DB train schedule for your trip from Hamburg to Linz on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Hamburg and Linz you can pay as low as $36 (€30).

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.

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Hamburg to Linz are the following:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Linz.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Hamburg, Germany to Linz, Austria?

Travel between Hamburg, Germany and Linz, Austria by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Austria from Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Austria from Hamburg?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

When traveling in Austria, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/25/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Linz from Hamburg before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from Austria by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Linz to Hamburg 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 Hamburg, 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 Hamburg from Linz here.

How much do cheap trains to Linz from Hamburg cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Hamburg and Linz for the next 7 days starting from $36 (€30)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train to Linz from Hamburg?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Hamburg to Linz train to cost on average $48 (€40)  one way.
How far is Linz from Hamburg by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Hamburg to Linz by train to be approximately 407 miles (657 km).
How long is a train between Hamburg and Linz on average?
While the time it takes to travel 407 miles (657 km) to Linz from Hamburg can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Hamburg to Linz train journey time is on average 11 h 13 min.
What station does the train from Hamburg to Linz depart from? Which Linz train station do I come into from Hamburg?

When departing from Hamburg, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. When arriving in Linz, you can end your journey in train stations like Linz Hbf, Linz/Donau Urfahr and Linz/Donau Wegscheid Bahnhof.

Omio customers book a train from Hamburg Hbf   to Linz Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Hamburg? Where is the train station in Linz?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Hamburg Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center of Hamburg. The most popular arrival train station in Linz, called Linz Hbf, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

What train companies offer a service between Hamburg and Linz?
For the journey from Hamburg to Linz you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB | S-Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Linz from Hamburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there from Hamburg to Linz a day?
The average number of trains departing Hamburg for Linz is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Hamburg to Linz?
The earliest train departing from Hamburg to Linz leaves at 1: 01 PM. The last train departing from Hamburg to Linz leaves at 9: 28 PM. You can find the latest Hamburg to Linz train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets between Hamburg and Linz to score the best deals?
You can find trains between Hamburg and Linz to cost on average $48 (€40) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Hamburg to Linz train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Linz
Hamburg Hbf is the most popular Hamburg 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 Hamburg for your trip to Linz.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 4039184400
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 15
Public transit options for Hamburg Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U4
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S11, S21, S31
Bus lines: 2, 5, 6, 16, 17, 19, 112, X35, 31, 37
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FLX, NJ, RE, RB, IRE