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There are 9 ways to get from Linz to Galway by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly Linz to Dublin, train

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Dublin (DUB)
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

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Train to Salzburg, fly to Knock, bus

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Knock (NOC)
  3. Take the bus from Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

Train to Salzburg, fly to Shannon, bus

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Shannon (SNN)
  3. Take the bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041

Train to Vienna, fly to Dublin, train

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Dublin (DUB)
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Train to Prague, fly to Dublin, train

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Dublin (DUB)
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Train, train to Munich, fly to Dublin

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf
  2. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Landshut
  3. Take the train from Landshut to Flughafen München
  4. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dublin (DUB)
  5. Take the train from Heuston to Galway

Bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the bus from Linz to Arad
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station

Bus, bus and ferry via Deva

  1. Take the bus from Linz to Deva
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Linz to Roscoff
  2. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
  3. Drive from Cork Port to Galway
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International entry into Ireland from Austria

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Galway is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Galway is recommended.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Linz to Galway is to train and fly and bus which costs €60 - €330 and takes 11h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Linz to Galway is to train and fly which costs €120 - €440 and takes 10h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Linz to Galway station. However, there are services departing from Linz and arriving at Galway Coach Station via Arad, Merrion Sq South, stop 7391 and Temple Bar, Crampton Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 10h.

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The distance between Linz and Galway is 1722 km.

The best way to get from Linz to Galway without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 10h and costs €150 - €200.

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It takes approximately 12h 3m to get from Linz to Galway, including transfers.

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Linz to Galway bus services, operated by Mayer & Mayer Reisen, depart from Linz station.

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There is no direct flight from Linz Airport to Dublin Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 50m and has one stopover.

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Linz to Galway bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Galway Coach Station.

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Galway is 1h behind Linz. It is currently 2:25 AM in Linz and 1:25 AM in Galway.

Map of how to get from Linz to Galway.
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  • Distance: 1721.7 km
  • Duration: 12h 3m

What companies run services between Linz, Austria and Galway, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Linz to Galway. However, you can take the line 601 bus to Flughafen Linz Terminal, take the walk to Linz airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport T2, take the bus to Dublin Heuston Rail Station, take the walk to Heuston, then take the train to Galway. Alternatively, you can take the train to Salzburg Hbf, take the walk to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, take the line 2 bus to Salzburg Airport, take the walk to Salzburg airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, stop 609581, then take the bus to Galway.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Linz to Dublin via Dusseldorf, Newcastle
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Linz to Dublin via Frankfurt, Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Flights from Salzburg to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Flights from Salzburg to Shannon via Dublin, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €340
Flights from Salzburg to Shannon via Dublin, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €340
Flights from Salzburg to Knock via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €260
Flights from Vienna to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €320
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €320
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €320
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €320
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€30 - €320
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€30 - €320
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €320
Flights from Prague to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €460
Flights from Prague to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €460
Flights from Prague to Dublin via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Linz to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €700
Flights from Linz to Dublin via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €800
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Prague to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €650
Flights from Prague to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €650
Flights from Munich to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Munich to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Linz to Dublin via Dusseldorf, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Flights from Prague to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €850
Flights from Munich to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €1100
Flights from Prague to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€210 - €900
Flights from Munich to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €1100
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Linz to Dublin via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €900
Flights from Vienna to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €470
Flights from Prague to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Munich to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Dublin via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €700
Flights from Munich to Dublin via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €650
Flights from Prague to Dublin via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €750
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Salzburg to Knock via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €260
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Prague to Dublin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €490
Train operators
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
Railjet
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
Railjet
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €14
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €28
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Passau Hbf to Landshut
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Landshut to Flughafen München
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport, stop 609581 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Knock Airport, stop 553081 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Bus from Linz to Arad
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
Ave. Duration
42h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €140
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
44h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€120 - €150
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €21
Website
Citylink
Standard
€14 - €21
Web Fare
€12 - €18
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Aston Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15
Website
Aircoach
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Linz to Deva
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
+353 21 427 7801
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.ie
Website
brittanyferries.ie
Car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Brittany Ferries

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