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from Linz to Hamburg

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

Our recommendation

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

12:36PMLinz Hbf7h18 07:54PMHamburg Hbf
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08:37PMLinz Hbf10h06 06:43AMHamburg Hbf
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12:36PMLinz Hbf8h22 08:58PMHamburg Hbf
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04:36PMLinz Hbf7h35 12:11AMHamburg Hbf
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02:36PMLinz Hbf7h18 09:54PMHamburg Hbf
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Sep 26
$81ÖBB | ICE
$843Air Dolomiti
Sep 27
$62Deutsche Bahn
$712Air Dolomiti
Sep 28
$47Deutsche Bahn
Oct 1
$50Deutsche Bahn
Oct 3
$37Deutsche Bahn
$338Air Dolomiti
Oct 5
$37Deutsche Bahn
Oct 7
$47Deutsche Bahn
$234Air Dolomiti
Oct 8
$50Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information from Linz to Hamburg

distanceDistance407 miles (657 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$41 - $440
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $41 (€33) • 13 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $440 (€351) • 3 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or ÖBB | ICE

Travel 407 miles (657 km) by bus, flight or train between Linz and Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $41 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa or ÖBB | ICE among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Linz to Hamburg.

Travel Tips

Travel from Linz to Hamburg
Travel to Hamburg 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 Linz to Hamburg.
Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Hamburg from Linz?

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

Can I enter Germany if coming from Austria?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Hamburg if traveling from Linz?

Conditions of entry:

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

What measures do I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 9/25/21; 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 from Linz to Hamburg.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Linz, Austria from Hamburg, Germany?

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

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

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. 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.

How do I get from Linz to Hamburg?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel between Linz and Hamburg is by taking a bus with an average price of $41 (€33).

This is compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

Taking a bus is usually $398 (€318) less than taking a flight to Hamburg, which costs on average $440 (€351) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $40 (€32) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $81 (€65) from Linz to Hamburg.

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

The fastest way from Linz to Hamburg is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 25 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 13 h 20 min   on average.

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

What is the distance from Linz to Hamburg?

Hamburg is approximately 407 miles (657 km) away from Linz.

How many services a day are there between Linz and Hamburg?

The average frequency per day from Linz to Hamburg is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

When traveling between Linz and Hamburg, where do I depart from Linz and where do I arrive in Hamburg?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Linz, Industriezeile and arrive in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Flights mostly depart from Linz Airport and arrive in Hamburg Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Linz at Linz Hbf and arrive in Hamburg at Hamburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Linz to Hamburg?

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

  • You can travel by bus between Linz and Hamburg with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Linz to Hamburg tickets for $41 (€33) on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Linz to Hamburg with Lufthansa. Cheap tickets can be found for $440 (€351) 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 $81 (€65) with ÖBB | ICE from Linz to Hamburg on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Linz to Hamburg?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Linz to Hamburg often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Linz and Hamburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Hamburg and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Linz to Hamburg tickets online to score the best deals?

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 $41 (€33) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $440 (€351) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $81 (€65) one way.

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.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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