There are 10 ways to get from Linz to Basel 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  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...

$134 - $229

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Munich, Munich central bus station N91 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Basel, Basel central station 206

$38 - $64

8 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz to Zürich
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Basel City Center Hernani > Saint-Sébastien > Bayonne > Bordeaux Centre > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Clermont-Ferrand > Saint-Etienne > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Genève - Gare routière > Lausanne > Fribourg > Berne > Zurich > Bâle Centre / ...

$52 - $83

Night train, train  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the night train from Linz Hbf to Zürich HB En / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...

$144 - $248

Drive  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Linz to Basel 404.6 miles

$80 - $130

Fly Linz to Basel  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Basel (BSL) LNZ - BSL

$159 - $663

Train to Vienna, fly to Basel  •  5 h 36 min

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

$121 - $349

Train, train to Munich, fly to Basel  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf
  2. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Freising
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL

$122 - $341

Fly Linz to Zurich, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Zurich (ZRH) LNZ - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB

$169 - $639

Train, train to Munich, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf
  2. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Freising
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB

$177 - $477

What companies run services between Linz, Austria and Basel, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Linz to Basel via Zürich HB in around 7 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Linz to Basel via Zürich and Zurich in around 9 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Linz to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Linz to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Linz to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Linz to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Linz to Zurich via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Linz to Zurich via Frankfurt, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Linz to Zurich via Frankfurt, Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Linz to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Linz to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $43
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz Hbf to Vienna, Vienna Mitte
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Linz Hauptbahnhof to Wien Mitte
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Linz/Donau Hbf to Passau Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Passau Hbf to Freising
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Linz to Zürich
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Linz to Basel?

The distance between Linz and Basel is 507 km. The road distance is 647 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Linz to Basel is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 5 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Linz to Basel is to train and fly which takes 5 h 36 min and costs 95€ - 290€.

Is there a direct train between Linz and Basel?

No, there is no direct train from Linz to Basel. However, there are services departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Basel SBB via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 46 min.

Is there a direct bus between Linz and Basel?

No, there is no direct bus from Linz to Basel. However, there are services departing from Linz and arriving at Basel City Center via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 59 min.

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

It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to get from Linz to Basel, including transfers.