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Duration 1h 21m
Distance 184.2 km
Average price 17€
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Vienna and Linz takes 1h 21m and the fastest train takes 1h 7m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Vienna to Linz. 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

  1. Wien Westbahnhof
  2. Linz
1h 14m
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5€ - 45€

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Westbahnhof and arriving at Linz Hbf. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 14m.

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The distance between Vienna and Linz is 155 km. The road distance is 184.2 km.

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Vienna to Linz train services, operated by WESTbahn Gmbh, depart from Wien Westbahnhof station.

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Vienna to Linz train services, operated by WESTbahn Gmbh, arrive at Linz Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Vienna and Linz?

WESTbahn Gmbh operates a train from Wien Westbahnhof to Linz Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 16€ - 19€ and the journey takes 1h 14m. Five other operators also service this route.
Train operators
WESTbahn Gmbh
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 19€
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Wien Westbahnhof to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 19€
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Wien Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
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RegioJet
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 17€
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Linz, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 17€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
11€ - 17€
Flixtrain
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz to Linz, Linz central station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Flixtrain
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Railjet
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€

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 Wien Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Railjet

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