There are 8 ways to get from Bologna to Linz by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Innsbruck Hbf. Ec
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Linz Hbf Rj / ...

$78 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Venezia Mestre Station Cortina Express Flybus
  2. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Linz, Linz Industriezeile N467

$49 - $88

6 alternative options

Night train, train  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the night train from Bologna Centrale to Schwarzach-St.Veit Nj
  2. Take the train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Linz Hbf Rj

$83 - $142

Train, night train  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the night train from Venezia Mestre to Linz Hauptbahnhof En

$63 - $123

Drive  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Linz 450.8 miles

$100 - $160

Fly to Linz  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Linz (LNZ) BLQ - LNZ

$127 - $563

Fly to Vienna, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Vienna (VIE) BLQ - VIE
  2. Take the train from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Linz, Linz Hbf

$114 - $359

Fly to Munich, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Munich (MUC) BLQ - MUC
  2. Take the train from Freising to Passau Hbf
  3. Take the train from Passau Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf

$120 - $343

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Linz, Austria?

You can take a train from Bologna to Linz via Innsbruck Hbf. and Innsbruck Hbf in around 8 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bologna to Linz via Venezia Mestre Station and Venice, Venice Mestre in around 9 h 58 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Bologna to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bologna to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from Bologna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Linz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Bologna to Linz via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Bologna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Bologna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Innsbruck Hbf.
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Night train from Bologna Centrale to Schwarzach-St.Veit
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Night train from Venezia Mestre to Linz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$75 - $90
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Linz, Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Wien Mitte to Linz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freising to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Passau Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Linz, Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bologna to Linz?

The distance between Bologna and Linz is 480 km. The road distance is 721 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bologna to Linz?

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Linz is to bus which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 9 h 58 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bologna to Linz?

The quickest way to get from Bologna to Linz is to fly and train which takes 5 h 46 min and costs 90€ - 300€.

Is there a direct train between Bologna and Linz?

No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Linz. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Linz Hbf via Innsbruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 48 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bologna and Linz?

No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Linz. However, there are services departing from Bologna and arriving at Linz, Linz Industriezeile via Venice, Venice Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 58 min.

How long does it take to get from Bologna to Linz?

It takes approximately 8 h 48 min to get from Bologna to Linz, including transfers.