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Travel Information to Linz from Nuremberg

distanceDistance166 miles (267 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $29
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 2 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 2 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International or ÖBB | ICE

Travel 166 miles (267 km) by bus or train from Nuremberg to Linz. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 53 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Union Ivkoni International or ÖBB | ICE among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Nuremberg to Linz.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Linz, Austria if I’m coming from Nuremberg, Germany?

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

Is international entry into Linz from Nuremberg 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 Nuremberg?

  • 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

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 12/1/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Nuremberg and Linz closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Linz, Austria due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Nuremberg, 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 Nuremberg from Linz?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • 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 Nuremberg, 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 12/1/21. 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 Nuremberg from Linz here.

How do I travel from Nuremberg to Linz?

There are 2 ways to travel from Nuremberg to Linz including taking a bus or train.

How do I get from Nuremberg to Linz the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel between Nuremberg and Linz is by taking a train with an average price of $21 (€18).

This is compared to other travel options to Linz:

Taking a train is about $8 (€7) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $29 (€25) for this journey.

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

The fastest way to get to Linz from Nuremberg is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 53 min.

Other travel options to Linz can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 35 min   of travel time.

How far is Linz from Nuremberg?

The distance from Nuremberg to Linz is approximately 166 miles (267 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Nuremberg to Linz is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Linz from Nuremberg, what are the departure and arrival points in Nuremberg and Linz?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Nuremberg, Opernhaus and arrive in Linz, Industriezeile.
  • Trains mostly depart from Nürnberg Hbf and arrive in Linz Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Nuremberg to Linz?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Nuremberg to Linz, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Union Ivkoni International can take you to Linz by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Union Ivkoni International from Nuremberg to Linz for $29 (€25).
  • ÖBB | ICE can take you to Linz by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for ÖBB | ICE from Nuremberg to Linz for $21 (€18).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Nuremberg to Linz?
Your trip from Nuremberg to Linz doesn't have to end in Linz. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Salzburg or Munich. If you’d like to add Vienna, Salzburg or Munich to your Nuremberg to Linz tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Linz today!
How early should I purchase Nuremberg to Linz tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $29 (€25) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $21 (€18) one way on average.

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

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