There are 3 ways to get from Linz to Vienna by train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz K485 / ...

$13 - $45

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Rideshare  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Linz to Vienna 115.8 miles

$12

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Linz to Vienna 115.6 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Linz, Linz central station, Train station and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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

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The best way to get from Linz to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs .

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The train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz takes 1 h 13 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Linz to Vienna train services, operated by Flixtrain, arrive at Linz, Linz central station, Train.

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Linz to Vienna train services, operated by Flixtrain, arrive at Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Linz to Vienna is 185 km. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Linz to Vienna.

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

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Map of how to get from Linz to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 96.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

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

Flixtrain operates a train from Linz to Vienna hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min. Austrian Railways (ÖBB) also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Wien Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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