There are 11 ways to get from Linz to Bern 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 49 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...

$144 - $244

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz to Bern

$55 - $95

9 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 20 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 Zurich X06 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...

$66 - $134

Night train, train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the night train from Linz Hbf to Zürich HB En / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...

$154 - $264

Drive  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Linz to Bern 428 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Linz to Basel, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Basel (BSL) LNZ - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$194 - $729

Train, train to Munich, fly to Basel  •  7 h 7 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
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$157 - $407

Train, train to Munich, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 56 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 Flughafen to Bern

$189 - $477

Train to Vienna, fly to Berne  •  6 h 16 min

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

$187 - $1,150

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Zurich (ZRH) NUE - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$178 - $433

Train, train to Munich, fly to Berne  •  7 h 28 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 Berne (BRN) MUC - BRN

$188 - $712

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

You can take a train from Linz to Bern via Zürich HB in around 7 h 49 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Linz to Bern once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $95 and the journey takes 10 h 15 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 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 Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
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
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Vienna to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Munich to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
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
Train from Linz Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
Train from Linz/Donau Hbf to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
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
Bus operators
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 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Mnichov, ZOB to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Linz to Bern
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Linz to Bern?

The distance between Linz and Bern is 534 km. The road distance is 685 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Linz to Bern is to bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 10 h 15 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Linz to Bern is to train and fly which takes 6 h 16 min and costs 150€ - 950€.

Is there a direct train between Linz and Bern?

No, there is no direct train from Linz to Bern. However, there are services departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Bern via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

Is there a direct bus between Linz and Bern?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Linz and arriving at Bern. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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

It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Linz to Bern, including transfers.