How to travel from Linz to Hamburg

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from Linz to Hamburg

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

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To get from Linz to Hamburg on Jul 03 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:35PMLinz Hbf11h33 06:08AMHamburg Hbf
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06:35PMLinz Hbf11h54 06:29AMHamburg Landwehr
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Travel Information between Linz and Hamburg

distanceDistance407 miles (657 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $553 (€494) • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or ÖBB | ICE

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 407 miles (657 km) to Hamburg from Linz. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa or ÖBB | ICE among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Linz to Hamburg.

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FAQs

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

Is international entry into Hamburg from Linz restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

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

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 7/1/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Linz and Hamburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Linz, Austria from Germany is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Linz, Austria from Hamburg, Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Linz from Hamburg?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Linz, Austria regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 6/27/22. 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 Linz from Hamburg here.

You can travel between Linz and Hamburg 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Hamburg from Linz is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Hamburg:

A ferry is generally $72 (€64) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $72 (€64) from Linz to Hamburg.

Taking a ferry is about $553 (€494) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $553 (€494) for this route.

Taking a ferry is about $73 (€65) less than taking a train, which costs on average $73 (€65) for this route.

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

There are alternative travel options to Hamburg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by bus can take on average 13 h 20 min.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 18 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Linz to Hamburg is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Linz and tend to arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
  • Flights mostly depart from Linz Airport and arrive in Hamburg Airport.
  • Trains from Linz to Hamburg most often leave from Linz Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by bus to Hamburg from Linz with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Linz to Hamburg tickets for $72 (€64) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Linz and Hamburg by flight with Lufthansa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $553 (€494) with Lufthansa from Linz to Hamburg.
  • You can go to Hamburg from Linz by train with ÖBB | ICE. You'll see cheap train tickets for $73 (€65) with ÖBB | ICE from Linz to Hamburg on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 1 direct bus per day with Flixbus.
  • You'll find 1 direct train per day with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Linz to Hamburg don't make Hamburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Hamburg are Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Hamburg to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $72 (€64) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $553 (€494) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $73 (€65) one way on average.

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

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