The cheapest trains from Linz to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Oct 27

Cheapest

$98

Average

$143

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.

The average ticket from Linz to Zurich will cost around $ 143 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 98.

Cheapest
05:02PMLinz Hbf14h19 07:21AMZürich HB
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$981One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:46PMLinz Hbf7h11 08:57PMZürich HB
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$1111One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:02PMLinz Hbf8h18 11:20PMZürich HB
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$1111One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:46AMLinz Hbf7h11 06:57PMZürich HB
1 changes
$1111One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:46PMLinz Hbf7h11 10:57PMZürich HB
1 changes
$1111One-way

Timetable Linz to Zurich

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05:03AMLinz Hbf9h48 02:51PMZürich HB
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05:54AMLinz Hbf7h26 01:20PMZürich HB
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06:46AMLinz Hbf6h34 01:20PMZürich HB
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07:02AMLinz Hbf8h18 03:20PMZürich HB
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08:46AMLinz Hbf6h34 03:20PMZürich HB
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08:50AMLinz Hbf8h07 04:57PMZürich HB
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09:02AMLinz Hbf8h18 05:20PMZürich HB
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09:46AMLinz Hbf7h11 04:57PMZürich HB
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09:46AMLinz Hbf7h11 04:57PMZürich HB
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10:02AMLinz Hbf8h20 06:22PMZürich HB
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10:36AMLinz Hbf8h21 06:57PMZürich HB
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10:46AMLinz Hbf6h34 05:20PMZürich HB
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11:02AMLinz Hbf8h18 07:20PMZürich HB
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11:32AMLinz Hbf6h50 06:22PMZürich HB
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11:46AMLinz Hbf7h11 06:57PMZürich HB
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11:46AMLinz Hbf7h11 06:57PMZürich HB
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11:46AMLinz Hbf6h36 06:22PMZürich HB
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12:46PMLinz Hbf6h34 07:20PMZürich HB
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12:50PMLinz Hbf8h07 08:57PMZürich HB
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01:02PMLinz Hbf8h18 09:20PMZürich HB
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01:46PMLinz Hbf7h11 08:57PMZürich HB
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01:46PMLinz Hbf7h11 08:57PMZürich HB
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02:36PMLinz Hbf8h21 10:57PMZürich HB
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02:46PMLinz Hbf6h34 09:20PMZürich HB
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03:02PMLinz Hbf8h18 11:20PMZürich HB
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03:46PMLinz Hbf7h11 10:57PMZürich HB
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03:46PMLinz Hbf7h11 10:57PMZürich HB
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04:46PMLinz Hbf6h34 11:20PMZürich HB
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05:02PMLinz Hbf14h19 07:21AMZürich HB
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05:46PMLinz Hbf11h56 05:42AMZürich HB
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05:46PMLinz Hbf12h05 05:51AMZürich HB
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06:46PMLinz Hbf13h05 07:51AMZürich HB
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06:46PMLinz Hbf12h35 07:21AMZürich HB
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07:46PMLinz Hbf11h40 07:26AMZürich HB
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Oct 27
$98ÖBB
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Thu
Oct 28
$86ÖBB
$590Air Dolomiti
Fri
Oct 29
$123ÖBB | Railjet
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Sat
Oct 30
$86Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
Nov 1
$98ÖBB
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The fastest trains from Linz to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Oct 27

Fastest Journey

6 h 34 m

Average

8 h 24 m

Trains per day

34

Distance

441 km

Of the 34 trains that leave Linz for Zurich every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 441 km distance in an average of 8 h 24 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 34 m .

The slowest trains will take 14 h 19 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
02:46PMLinz Hbf6h34 09:20PMZürich HB
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$1431One-way
Fastest
10:46AMLinz Hbf6h34 05:20PMZürich HB
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$1431One-way
Fastest
08:46AMLinz Hbf6h34 03:20PMZürich HB
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$1431One-way
Fastest
06:46AMLinz Hbf6h34 01:20PMZürich HB
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$1431One-way
Fastest
04:46PMLinz Hbf6h34 11:20PMZürich HB
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$1431One-way

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Train Information to Zurich from Linz

distanceDistance273 miles (440 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$106 (€86)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB or ÖBB | Nightjet

Trains from Linz to Zurich cover the 273 miles (440 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 18 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB or ÖBB | Nightjet. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $86 (€70), but the average price of train tickets is $106 (€86). Travelers depart most frequently from Linz Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies

Linz to Zurich with ÖBB

Travel between Linz and Zurich from $86 (€70) with Omio’s train partners ÖBB! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

ÖBB

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip from Linz to Zurich by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with ÖBB between Linz and Zurich for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest ÖBB train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Linz to Zurich train with ÖBB (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Linz - Zurich trip and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance between Linz and Zurich by train is 273 miles (440 km). You can book tickets for this ÖBB train for as low as $86 (€70) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for ÖBB tickets from Linz to Zurich in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect ÖBB Linz - Zurich train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

When purchasing your ÖBB train tickets between Linz and Zurich, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • ÖBB has granted goodwill arrangements for tickets bought until March 15, 2020.
    • National ÖBB: Tickets valid until June 1, 2020, can be refunded as a voucher
    • International ÖBB: Ticket refunds depend on the current entry regulations set by the government of the destination country
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Linz to Zurich
Travel by train to Zurich 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 Linz to Zurich.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland if I'm coming from Linz, Austria by train?

Travel between Linz, Austria and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Austria?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • 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
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Zurich from Linz as this information can change.

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

Return travel from Switzerland to Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Linz from Zurich?

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 10/24/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Linz from Zurich.

How much do cheap train tickets from Linz to Zurich cost?
Train tickets from Linz to Zurich for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $86 (€70)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Linz and Zurich?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Linz to Zurich train to cost on average $106 (€86)  one way.
How many miles is it from Linz to Zurich by train?
The distance to Zurich from Linz by train is approximately 273 miles (440 km).
How long is the train to Zurich from Linz?
On average the Linz to Zurich train time is 8 h 18 min  covering the 273 miles (440 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Linz goes to Zurich? What train station do I come into Zurich from Linz?

Some of the Linz train stations to Zurich you can start your journey from include Linz Hbf, Linz/Donau Urfahr and Linz/Donau Wegscheid Bahnhof. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Zurich include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Linz Hbf   and arriving in Zürich HB.

Where is the train station in Linz to go to Zurich? Where is the train station in Zurich located?

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

What train providers go from Linz to Zurich?
If you're looking for trains from Linz to Zurich, you can rely on ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB or ÖBB | Nightjet to get you to Zurich. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Linz to Zurich route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there from Linz to Zurich?
The average number of trains departing Linz for Zurich is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Linz to Zurich? When is the last train from Linz to Zurich?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Linz at 1: 02 PM. The last train leaves from Linz at 6: 46 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Linz to Zurich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book train tickets to Zurich from Linz for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets between Linz and Zurich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $106 (€86) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Linz to Zurich a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Linz
Zurich
Linz Hbf is the most popular Linz 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 Linz for your trip to Zurich.