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.
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6 h 34 m
8 h 24 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||273 miles (440 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 18 min|
|Average train ticket price||$106 (€86)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | 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.
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 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:
Travel between Linz, Austria and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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.
Return travel from Switzerland to Austria is: Partially open.
Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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