How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Linz

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from Frankfurt am Main to Linz

How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Linz by train, bus, or flight.

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train

The best way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Linz is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Deutsche Bahn
08:20PM8h10
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
04:30AMLinz Hbf
$431One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
08:20PM8h10
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
04:30AMLinz Hbf
$431One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
10:22AM5h04
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
03:26PMLinz Hbf
$911One-way
1 transfer
Other options
ÖBB | InterCity
08:20PM8h10
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
04:30AMLinz Hbf
$511One-way
1 transfer
ÖBB | ICE
08:53PM7h37
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
04:30AMLinz Hbf
$511One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:01AM5h25
Frankfurt Airport long-distance station
03:26PMLinz Hbf
$911One-way
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Linz

distanceDistance281 miles (453 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$21 - $267
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€19) • 6 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $267 (€234) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Air Dolomiti or ÖBB | ICE

Travel 281 miles (453 km) by train, bus or flight from Frankfurt am Main to Linz. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, Air Dolomiti or ÖBB | ICE among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Linz.

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Linz

Deutsche Bahn, FlixBus and ÖBB Nightjet will get you from Frankfurt am Main to Linz at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

ÖBB is the national railway company of Austria, providing a comprehensive network of services throughout the country including trains from Frankfurt am Main to Linz. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity Express (ICE) trains, EuroCity (EC) trains, InterCity (IC) trains, and Regional Express (REX) trains. ICE trains are the fastest, offering the most comfortable and luxurious travel experience, while EC trains are slightly slower but still offer a comfortable journey. IC trains are the most common, providing a reliable and affordable service, and REX trains are the slowest but offer the most frequent stops. ÖBB offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for ÖBB include Vienna to Salzburg, Vienna to Innsbruck, and Vienna to Graz.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Linz

      FAQs: Travel 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 Frankfurt am Main to Linz.
      FAQs

      There are 3 travel options to Linz from Frankfurt am Main. You can take a train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Linz is a bus with an average price of $21 (€19).

      This is compared to other travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Linz:

      A bus is $246 (€215) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Linz costing on average $267 (€234).

      A bus is $19 (€17) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Linz costing on average $41 (€36).

      The quickest way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Linz is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 6 h 45 min of travel time.

      Train takes 5 h 4 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 281 miles (453 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Linz.

      The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Linz is:

      • 1 bus per day.
      • 5 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Linz from Frankfurt am Main as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Linz:

      • Buses mostly leave from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen Frankfurt (Terminal 1 - Busbahnhof) and tend to arrive in Linz, Industriezeile.
      • Flights most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Linz at Linz Airport.
      • Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Linz most often leave from Frankfurt am Main Flughafen and arrive in Linz Hbf.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Frankfurt am Main to Linz:

      • You can go to Linz from Frankfurt am Main by bus with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar or Ourbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $21 (€19) with Ourbus from Frankfurt am Main to Linz on Omio.
      • You can take a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Linz with Air Dolomiti. Cheap tickets can be found for $267 (€234) with Air Dolomiti from Frankfurt am Main to Linz.
      • You can travel to Linz from Frankfurt am Main by train with ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB or EuroNight. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $41 (€36) with ÖBB | ICE from Frankfurt am Main to Linz.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Linz with the following travel companies:

      • You can find 1 direct train per day to Linz with ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB Nightjet.

      Direct services to Linz tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

      Looking to extend your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Linz? Many Omio customers who go from Frankfurt am Main to Linz usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Prague, Munich, Salzburg or Budapest. If you're looking to explore Vienna, Prague, Munich, Salzburg or Budapest from Linz, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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