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from Hamburg to Linz

You can get from Hamburg to Linz by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Hamburg to Linz on Jan 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:43AMHamburg Landwehr7h42 05:25PMLinz Hbf
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11:43AMHamburg Landwehr7h42 07:25PMLinz Hbf
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08:48AMHamburg Landwehr7h37 04:25PMLinz Hbf
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07:48AMHamburg Landwehr7h37 03:25PMLinz Hbf
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Travel Information from Hamburg to Linz

distanceDistance407 miles (657 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$56 - $284
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $56 (€46) • 12 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $284 (€233) • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air Dolomiti or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 407 miles (657 km) to Linz from Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $56 (€46). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Air Dolomiti or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Hamburg to Linz.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Austria due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Linz from Hamburg?

Travel from Hamburg, Germany to Linz, Austria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Linz from Hamburg restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Linz, Austria from Hamburg?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Linz, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/25/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Hamburg to Linz closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Linz, Austria?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Hamburg, 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 Hamburg from Linz?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Which rules do I need to follow in Hamburg, 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 1/25/22. 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 Hamburg from Linz here.

What are the ways to get from Hamburg to Linz?

You can travel between Hamburg and Linz 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Linz from Hamburg?

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Linz is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $56 (€46) compared to other travel options to Linz:

A bus is $228 (€187) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Hamburg to Linz costing on average $284 (€233).

A bus is $17 (€14) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Hamburg to Linz costing on average $73 (€60).

What is the fastest way to get from Hamburg to Linz?

The fastest way to get to Linz from Hamburg is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h.

Other travel options to Linz can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Linz by bus can take on average 12 h 30 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 31 min   on average.

What is the distance between Hamburg and Linz?

The distance is approximately 407 miles (657 km) from Hamburg to Linz.

How many services a day are there to Linz from Hamburg?

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Linz is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

When traveling between Hamburg and Linz, what are the departure and arrival points in Hamburg and Linz?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Hamburg to Linz:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Linz, Industriezeile.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Hamburg Airport and arrive in Linz Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Hamburg Hbf to Linz Hbf.

Which travel operators can get me to Linz from Hamburg?

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

  • You can take a bus from Hamburg to Linz with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $56 (€46) with Flixbus from Hamburg to Linz.
  • You can travel by plane between Hamburg and Linz with Air Dolomiti, and you can find Air Dolomiti Hamburg to Linz tickets for $284 (€233) on Omio.
  • You can go to Linz from Hamburg by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $73 (€60) with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Linz on Omio.

Can I find a direct route between Hamburg and Linz?

Yes, there are direct routes from Hamburg to Linz with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct train per day to Linz with Deutsche Bahn.

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.

Where should I go next after I travel to Linz from Hamburg?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Hamburg to Linz often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Vienna, Salzburg or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Hamburg and Linz itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Linz and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase tickets between Hamburg and Linz online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $56 (€46) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $284 (€233) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $73 (€60) one way on average.

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

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