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Travel Information to Linz from Zurich

distanceDistance273 miles (440 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $291
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€30) • 9 h 36 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $291 (€270) • 3 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)

Travel 273 miles (440 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Zurich and Linz. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings or ÖBB | Euro City (EC) among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Linz.

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FAQs

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Linz, Austria is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Austria?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Linz from Zurich?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Linz, Austria?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 7/28/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Zurich to Linz.

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Austria is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Linz restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Zurich from Linz?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 8/3/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Linz closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 travel options from Zurich to Linz: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Linz is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $32 (€30) compared to other travel options to Linz:

A bus is $259 (€240) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Zurich to Linz costing on average $291 (€270).

Taking a bus is about $86 (€80) less than taking a train, which costs on average $119 (€110) for this route.

The quickest way to travel to Linz from Zurich is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 9 h 36 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 34 min   on average.

The distance from Zurich to Linz is approximately 273 miles (440 km).

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Linz is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Zurich 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 Zurich to Linz:

  • Buses most often depart from Zurich at Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Linz at Linz.
  • Flights mostly leave from Zurich Airport and tend to arrive in Linz Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Zürich HB and tend to arrive in Linz Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by plane from Zurich to Linz with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Zurich to Linz tickets for $291 (€270) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Zurich to Linz with ÖBB | Euro City (EC). Cheap tickets can be found for $119 (€110) with ÖBB | Euro City (EC) from Zurich to Linz.
Your trip from Zurich 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 Zurich to Linz tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Linz today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $32 (€30) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket costs $291 (€270) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $119 (€110) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Linz 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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