There are 4 ways to get from Krems to Linz by train, car, bus or night train

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  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Spittal-Millstättersee to Salzburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Linz, Linz Hbf K485 / ...

$115 - $166

Cheapest option

Night train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Linz Hauptbahnhof En

$110 - $156

2 alternative options

Drive, bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Krems to Hallstatt
  2. Take the bus from Hallstatt to Český Krumlov
  3. Take the bus from Český Krumlov to Linz

$162 - $168

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Krems to Linz 164.8 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Krems, Kärnten, Austria and Linz, Austria?

You can take a train from Krems to Linz via Spittal-Millstättersee, Salzburg Hbf, and Salzburg, Salzburg in around 3 h 58 min.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Spittal-Millstättersee to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Linz, Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
westbahn.at
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Villach Hbf to Linz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $50
Bus operators
Bean Shuttle
Website
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Hallstatt to Český Krumlov
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$74
Schedules at
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Český Krumlov to Linz
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$74
Schedules at
beanshuttle.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Krems to Linz?

The distance between Krems and Linz is 157 km. The road distance is 264 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Krems to Linz is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 38 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Krems to Linz is to drive which takes 2 h 38 min and costs 24€ - 40€.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Krems to Linz, including transfers.