The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Vienna to Linz will cost around $ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 10.
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1 h 12 m
1 h 15 m
Trains per day
Of the 50 train that leave Vienna for Linz every day 50 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 155 km distance in an average of 1 h 15 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 12 m .
The slowest train will take 1 h 35 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
1 hours 18 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$11|
|Trains depart from:||Vienna|
|Trains arrive in:||Linz|
|Train Companies:||ÖBB, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Railjet, Westbahn|
The first train from Vienna to Linz departs at 6:30 a.m. and arrives at 7:45 a.m. Services run three times an hour, at thirty, thirty-eight, and fifty-six minutes past up until the last two services at 10:12 p.m. and 11:08 p.m. The weekend schedule is similar, although a few services are omitted from the schedule. All services are run by Deutsche Bahn and, although most are direct, some have one or two changes.
Trains from Vienna to Linz run from Wien Westbahnhof station. The station is located in the Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus district on the inner-city ring road. It is easily accessible by foot from the city center and will take no longer than five minutes to reach by following Mariahilfer Street north for a few hundred metres. Alternatively, there is a subway service that operates every five minutes from Wien Thaliastraße in the city center that takes around two to three minutes to reach the station.
as a cultural hub, Linz was, in fact, the official European Capital of Culture in 2009. Be sure to check out the brilliant festivals, particularly the Bruckner Festiva or the Ars Electronica Festival if you're there over the summer. Trains from Vienna to Linz arrive at Linz Hauptbahnhof station, which is in Bahnhofplatz, a plaza situated near the southern edge of the city center. The distance to the heart of the city center is walkable, however tram services 1 and 2 run direct from the station to the city center every ten minutes or so and should take no longer than ten minutes to reach the destination. Services run from as early as 4:08 a.m. to as late as 12:45 a.m.