There are 6 ways to get from Linz to Bratislava by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) Wb / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Rex / ...

$16 - $58

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Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Bratislava N468

$15 - $25

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 4 min

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

$31 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Linz to Bratislava 169.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Linz, bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Vienna (VIE) LNZ - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$108 - $445

Train to Salzburg, fly, bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Vienna (VIE) SZG - VIE
  3. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$82 - $347

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Linz to Bratislava is to bus which costs 12€ - 22€ and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Linz to Bratislava is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Linz and Bratislava is 210 km. The road distance is 270.7 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Linz to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Linz, Linz Industriezeile and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Linz to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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What companies run services between Linz, Austria and Bratislava, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Linz to Bratislava via Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) and Wien Hbf in around 2 h 52 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Linz to Bratislava once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Linz to Vienna
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Vienna, Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1-2
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $22
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
Business
$11 - $13
Premium
$17 - $22
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $17
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$8 - $10
Premium
$13 - $17
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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