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There are 12 ways to get from Athens to Linz by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Vienna, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Vienna (VIE) ATH - VIE
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf

$109 - $305

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Fly to Bratislava, bus, train  •  8h 53m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Bratislava (BTS) ATH - BTS
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava Airport to Vienna Airport
  3. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf

$93 - $2,273

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Fly to Salzburg, train  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Salzburg (SZG) ATH - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf

$102 - $429

Fly to Linz  •  8h 55m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Linz (LNZ) ATH - LNZ

$155 - $509

Fly to Prague, train  •  11h 6m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Prague (PRG) ATH - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Linz Hbf

$116 - $303

Fly to Munich, train  •  9h 49m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Munich (MUC) ATH - MUC
  2. Take the train from Freising to Plattling
  3. Take the train from Plattling to Linz Hbf

$146 - $390

Bus Siamos Tours, train  •  26h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Linz Hbf Rj

$150 - $201

Bus Siamos Tours  •  27h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Linz, Linz Industriezeile 091

$103 - $130

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  31h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest Népliget
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Linz Donau Hafen/Industriezeile 795

$108 - $128

Bus Korona Travel, train  •  31h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  3. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf Rj

$135 - $166

Train  •  40h 4m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Skopje 334
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade
  4. Take the train from Belgrade to Schwarzach-St.Veit
  5. Take the train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...
  6. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf Wb

$133 - $340

Drive  •  18h 29m

  1. Drive from Athens to Linz 1185.4 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Linz is to bus which costs 90€ - 120€ and takes 31h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Linz is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 270€ and takes 7h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Linz. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Linz, Linz Industriezeile via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Linz. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Linz Hbf via Thessaloniki, Skopje, Belgrade, Schwarzach-St.Veit and Salzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 4m.

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The distance between Athens and Linz is 1378 km. The road distance is 1896.6 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Linz without a car is to bus and train which takes 26h 33m and costs 130€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 7h 18m to get from Athens to Linz, including transfers.

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Athens to Linz bus services, operated by Siamos Tours, depart from Athens station.

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Athens to Linz train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Linz is to fly which takes 8h 55m and costs 130€ - 450€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 120€ and takes 27h 18m, you could also train, which costs 110€ - 300€ and takes 40h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Linz.
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  • Distance: 861 miles
  • Duration: 7h 18m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Linz, Austria?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Athens to Linz hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Linz via Budapest, Budapest Népliget in around 27h 18m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Athens to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Athens to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Athens to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Athens to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Athens to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Athens to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Athens to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Athens to Linz via Rhodes
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Athens to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Athens to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Athens to Linz via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Athens to Prague via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Athens to Prague via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Athens to Prague via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Athens to Munich via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Prague via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Athens to Prague via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Athens to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Athens to Bratislava via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Athens to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Athens to Munich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Athens to Prague via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Athens to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Athens to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Munich via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Munich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Athens to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,200
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 Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Linz, Linz central station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
Flixtrain
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Linz, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
RegioJet
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
cd.cz
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freising to Plattling
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Plattling to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kelenföld to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava Airport to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Linz, Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ÖBB-Postbus GmbH
Phone
+43 (0)5 17 17
Website
postbus.at
Bus from Bratislava letisko to Flughafen Wien Busterminal
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Website
postbus.at
Bus from Bratislava aut.st. Mlynské Nivy to Flughafen Wien Busterminal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Website
postbus.at
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
21h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Linz Donau Hafen/Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
28h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Athens to Linz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Linz, Linz Industriezeile station.

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Linz is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 9:48 AM in Athens and 8:48 AM in Linz.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Linz is 1897 km. It takes approximately 18h 29m to drive from Athens to Linz.

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Austrian Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Linz. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs 9€.

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