How to travel from Vienna to Linz

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from Vienna to Linz

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

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To get from Vienna to Linz on Oct 02 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:40AMVienna Westbahnhof1h15 09:55AMLinz Hbf
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Travel Information from Vienna to Linz

distanceDistance95 miles (154 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€8) • 5 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€19) • 1 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesWestbahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 95 miles (154 km) from Vienna to Linz. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $8 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Westbahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Vienna to Linz.

How to get from Vienna to Linz

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Vienna to Linz, 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 Vienna to Linz 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 Vienna to Linz

Travel Tips: Travel to Linz 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 Vienna to Linz.

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

The cheapest way to travel to Linz from Vienna is by taking a bus with an average price of $8 (€8).

This is compared to other travel options to Linz:

A bus is generally $12 (€11) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $20 (€19) from Vienna to Linz.

The quickest way to travel to Linz from Vienna is by train, which takes on average 1 h 8 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h 35 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Linz is:

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

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Vienna to 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 Vienna to Linz:

  • Buses mostly depart from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Linz.
  • Trains mostly leave from Wien Westbahnhof and tend to arrive in Linz Hbf.

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

  • You can go to Linz from Vienna by train with Westbahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $20 (€19) with Westbahn from Vienna to Linz on Omio.

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

  • You can take a direct bus with BlaBlaCar with 2 direct buses per day.
  • You'll find 70 direct trains per day with Westbahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Railjet or FlixTrain.

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

Your trip from Vienna to Linz doesn't have to end in Linz. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Salzburg, Munich or Prague. If you’d like to add Salzburg, Munich or Prague to your Vienna to Linz tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Linz today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $8 (€8) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $20 (€19) one way on average.

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

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