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There are 5 ways to get from Linz to Wels by train, night train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  12m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Wels Hbf Wb / ...

$2 - $12

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  46m

  1. Take the rideshare from Linz to Wels 22 miles

$2

3 alternative options

Night train  •  13m

  1. Take the night train from Linz Hbf to Wels Hbf En / ...

$7 - $12

Taxi  •  25m

  1. Take a taxi from Linz to Wels 21.2 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  25m

  1. Drive from Linz to Wels 21.2 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Linz to Wels is to rideshare which costs 2€ and takes 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Linz to Wels is to train which costs 1€ - 11€ and takes 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Wels Hbf. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12m.

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The distance between Linz and Wels is 24 km. The road distance is 33.9 km.

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The best way to get from Linz to Wels without a car is to train which takes 12m and costs 1€ - 11€.

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The train from Linz Hbf to Wels Hbf takes 12m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Linz to Wels is 34 km. It takes approximately 25m to drive from Linz to Wels.

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  • Distance: 15.2 miles
  • Duration: 12m

What companies run services between Linz, Austria and Wels, Austria?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Linz to Wels every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 12m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Wels
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Linz, Hbf to Wels, Hbf
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
regiojet.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Linz to Wels
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Linz to Wels
Ave. Duration
25m
Estimated price
$90 - $110
TAXI 6969
Phone
+43 732 696914
Website
taxi6969.at
Enzendorfer Taxi & Transport GmbH
Phone
+43 699 11300646
Website
taxi-enzendorfer.at

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Linz and Wels. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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