How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Linz

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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Linz

distanceDistance281 miles (453 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $700
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€30) • 11 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $700 (€605) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air Dolomiti or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 281 miles (453 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Frankfurt am Main and Linz. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $35 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Air Dolomiti or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Linz.

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FAQs

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Linz, Austria is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Austria?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Linz from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Linz, Austria?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/9/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Frankfurt am Main and Linz.

The restriction level for your return to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Austria is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Frankfurt am Main from Linz restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Frankfurt am Main from Linz?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 1/24/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Frankfurt am Main from Linz closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel to Linz from Frankfurt am Main 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Linz is by taking a bus with an average price of $35 (€30).

This is compared to other travel options to Linz:

A bus is $665 (€575) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Linz costing on average $700 (€605).

A bus is $58 (€50) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Linz costing on average $92 (€80).

The fastest way to get to Linz from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Linz can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Linz by bus can take on average 11 h 25 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 3 min.

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

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

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 4 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Linz depart from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) to Linz.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Linz Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Linz Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Linz, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Linz by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Linz for $35 (€30).
  • Travel with Air Dolomiti to go to Linz by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air Dolomiti Frankfurt am Main to Linz tickets on Omio for $700 (€605).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Linz by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main to Linz tickets on Omio for $92 (€80).

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

  • You'll find 1 direct bus per day with Flixbus.
  • You can take a direct train with ÖBB | ICE with 1 direct train per day.

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

Your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Linz doesn't have to end in Linz. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Salzburg or Munich. If you’d like to add Vienna, Salzburg or Munich to your Frankfurt am Main to Linz tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Linz today!

When planning your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Linz, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $35 (€30) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $700 (€605) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $92 (€80) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Linz online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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