How to travel from Linz to Vienna

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from Linz to Vienna

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

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To get from Linz to Vienna on Aug 18 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Vienna from Linz

distanceDistance95 miles (154 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $41
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€20) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $41 (€38) • 1 h 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)

Travel 95 miles (154 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Linz and Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 11 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or ÖBB | Euro City (EC) among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Linz to Vienna.

How to get from Linz to Vienna

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Linz to Vienna, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Linz to Vienna and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Linz to Vienna

Travel to Vienna 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 Vienna.

There are 4 ways to travel between Linz and Vienna including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Linz to Vienna is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $22 (€20) compared to other travel options to Vienna:

Taking a bus is about $19 (€18) less than taking a train, which costs on average $41 (€38) for this route.

The fastest way from Linz to Vienna is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 11 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 15 min.

You should expect to travel around 95 miles (154 km) between Linz and Vienna.

The average frequency per day from Linz to Vienna is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • 65 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Linz and Vienna 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 when traveling from Linz to Vienna:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Linz to Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Most travelers take a train from Linz Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof.

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

  • You can take a bus from Linz to Vienna with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $22 (€20) with Flixbus from Linz to Vienna.
  • You can travel by train to Vienna from Linz with ÖBB | Euro City (EC), and you can find ÖBB | Euro City (EC) Linz to Vienna tickets for $41 (€38) on Omio.

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

  • You can find 2 direct buses per day to Vienna with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find 65 direct trains per day to Vienna with Westbahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Railjet or FlixTrain.

Direct services to Vienna 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 journey.

Omio customers who travel from Linz to Vienna often also extend their vacation to go to Prague, Budapest or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Vienna and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $22 (€20) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $41 (€38) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Linz to Vienna 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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