There are 4 ways to get from Linz to Klagenfurt by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Klagenfurt Hbf Rj

$45 - $75

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Bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz, Linz Wissensturm to St. Michael, St. Michael 262
  2. Take the bus from St. Michael, St. Michael to Klagenfurt 162

$18 - $30

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Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Linz to Klagenfurt 158.1 miles

$29 - $45

Train, fly  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU

$104 - $345

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No, there is no direct bus from Linz to Klagenfurt. However, there are services departing from Linz, Linz Wissensturm and arriving at Klagenfurt via St. Michael, St. Michael. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Klagenfurt Hbf. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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The distance between Linz and Klagenfurt is 187 km. The road distance is 253 km.

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The best way to get from Linz to Klagenfurt without a car is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs .

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The train from Linz Hbf to Klagenfurt Hbf takes 4 h 41 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Linz to Klagenfurt bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Linz, Linz Wissensturm station.

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Linz to Klagenfurt train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Linz Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Linz to Klagenfurt is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Klagenfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Linz to Klagenfurt bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Klagenfurt station.

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Map of how to get from Linz to Klagenfurt.
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  • Distance: 116.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

What companies run services between Linz, Austria and Klagenfurt, Austria?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Linz to Klagenfurt 5 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Linz to Klagenfurt via St. Michael, St. Michael in around 4 h 49 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Klagenfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Linz, Linz Wissensturm to St. Michael, St. Michael
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from St. Michael, St. Michael to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Linz to Klagenfurt train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Klagenfurt Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Linz to Klagenfurt is 253 km. It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to drive from Linz to Klagenfurt.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Klagenfurt Airport.

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Book your Linz to Klagenfurt bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 605+ hotels available in Klagenfurt. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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