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There are 4 ways to get from Linz to Graz by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz, Linz Wissensturm to Graz, Graz central train station 262

$12 - $21

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Linz to Graz 139 miles

$12

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Graz Hbf Ic

$30 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Linz to Graz 140.1 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Linz to Graz is to rideshare which costs 10€ and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Linz to Graz is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Linz, Linz Wissensturm and arriving at Graz, Graz central train station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Graz Hbf. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Linz and Graz is 163 km. The road distance is 224.1 km.

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The best way to get from Linz to Graz without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 40 min and costs 10€ - 18€.

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The bus from Linz, Linz Wissensturm to Graz, Graz central train station takes 2 h 40 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Linz to Graz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Linz, Linz Wissensturm station.

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

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The best way to get from Linz to Graz is to bus which takes 2 h 40 min and costs 10€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 3 h.

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Map of how to get from Linz to Graz.
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  • Distance: 101.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Linz to Graz twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Linz to Graz 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h.

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 Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Linz, Linz Wissensturm to Graz, Graz central train station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Graz
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Linz to Graz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Graz, Graz central train station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Linz to Graz is 224 km. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Linz to Graz.

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There are 326+ hotels available in Graz. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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

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