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Duration 1h 34m
Distance 184.9 km
Average price 23€
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Linz and Vienna takes 1h 34m and the fastest train takes 1h 32m. There is a train service every few hours from Linz to Vienna. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train, subway

  1. Linz Hbf
  2. Hütteldorf
  3. Vienna
1h 30m
19€ - 21€

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Want to know about travelling from Linz to Vienna? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 35m.

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The distance between Linz and Vienna is 155 km. The road distance is 184.9 km.

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Linz to Vienna train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Linz Hbf station.

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Linz to Vienna train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Linz and Vienna?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 30€ - 45€ and the journey takes 1h 35m. Six other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station to Vienna, Vienna Felberstrasse
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Flixtrain
RegioJet
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 17€
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Linz, Hbf to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 17€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
5€ - 9€
1st Class
11€ - 17€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 45€

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 45€
Website
Railjet
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 100€

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 100€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 100€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Nightjet
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
Nightjet

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