How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Linz

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from Frankfurt am Main to Linz

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

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To get from Frankfurt am Main to Linz on May 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h31 04:25PMLinz Hbf
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10:22AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h03 03:25PMLinz Hbf
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06:30PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf. Südseite, Pforzheimer Straße8h15 02:45AMLinz
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12:22PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h03 05:25PMLinz Hbf
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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Linz

distanceDistance281 miles (453 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$28 - $414
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€25) • 7 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $414 (€370) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air Dolomiti or ÖBB | ICE

Travel 281 miles (453 km) by bus, flight or train to Linz from Frankfurt am Main. 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 $28 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Air Dolomiti or ÖBB | ICE among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Linz.

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FAQs

International travel from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Linz, Austria is: Fully open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Linz if traveling from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Linz, Austria due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/16/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Frankfurt am Main and Linz.

The current restriction level for returning to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Linz, Austria?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Frankfurt am Main from Linz?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Which rules do I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/21/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Frankfurt am Main from Linz here.

There are 3 ways to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Linz including taking a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Linz from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus, which costs on average $28 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Linz:

A bus is generally $386 (€345) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $414 (€370) from Frankfurt am Main to Linz.

A bus is $13 (€12) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Linz costing on average $41 (€37).

The quickest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Linz is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 7 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 2 min   on average.

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

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

  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Linz as scheduled services by bus, 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 catch their bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and arrive in Linz.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Linz Airport.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Linz depart from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Linz Hbf.

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

  • You can travel between Frankfurt am Main and Linz by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $28 (€25) with Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Linz.
  • You can travel to Linz from Frankfurt am Main by flight with Air Dolomiti. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $414 (€370) with Air Dolomiti from Frankfurt am Main to Linz.
  • You can travel by train from Frankfurt am Main to Linz with ÖBB | ICE, and you can find ÖBB | ICE Frankfurt am Main to Linz tickets for $41 (€37) on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Frankfurt am Main to Linz often also extend their vacation to go to Vienna, Salzburg or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Linz and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Linz, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $28 (€25) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $414 (€370) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $41 (€37) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main to Linz tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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