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How to travel to Linz 1

Car or bus

Motorway (A1) from Munich - Salzburg, Vienna - Budapest
Motorway (A8) from Passau - Regensburg
Motorway (A7) from Prague
City map

Trains to and from Linz

ÖBB - Österreichische Bundesbahnen
The ÖBB offers convenient, lowcost connections from the whole of Austria and neighbouring countries. The main station is close to the centre and directly linked to all major transport routes.

ÖBB railjet:
Hourly services from Vienna or Salzburg to Linz and every two hours two hours from Budapest, Munich, Innsbruck or Bregenz/Zurich. Discounted SparSchiene tickets to Linz start at € 9.00 from Vienna, € 19.00 from Innsbruck or Munich and € 29.00 from Zurich.

ICE:
Every two hours from Frankfurt, Würzburg, Nuremberg, Regensburg or Passau to Linz. Discounted SparSchiene tickets to Linz start at € 19.00 from Nuremberg or € 29.00 from Frankfurt. Other daily direct connections from Hamburg, Hanover, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Dortmund, Prague, Ceské Budjovice, Klagenfurt, Venice & many other cities.

Information and bookings
Phone:, ÖBB ticket offices, www.oebb.at

WESTbahn + WESTbus
Since 2011 the new WESTbahn rail service covers the Vienna to Salzburg route via Linz in 3 hours or so. Its counterpart on the road is WESTbus, which runs twice a day from Linz to Graz or from Linz to Prague for just € 19.00.

Information and bookings
Phone: , www.westbahn.at

Further train connections
German Railway timetable
Rail Europe
Eurail train pass

Airport

The Blue Danube Airport is at the gates of the city, just 20 minutes away from the centre. Direct flights from Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, London, Salzburg and Vienna.

Getting to the airport

  • Taxi
  • Shuttle Service
    Passengers arriving in Linz are invited to use the free shuttle service between Linz Airport and Hoersching station from 5.00 a.m. to 10 p.m., available on request. This transfer takes about three minutes.
    To order a shuttle service, please contact the information desk at the airport or the station manager at Hoersching station
  • Blue Danube Airport Lines
    The bus is a comfortable and quick way to get to the airport:
    Timetable Blue Danube Airport Lines

More information
Phone: or , www.linz-airport.at

Danube River Cruise

Linz is situated on one of Europe's most important waterways, the Danube, which is linked to the Rhine and the Main. Linz is a popular stopover for cycle tourists on the Danube bicycle path from Passau to Vienna.

More information

1 Information regarding how to travel to Linz was taken from "Hot to travel to Linz" page from www.linz.at. For more information visit http://www.linz.at/.