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There are 9 ways to get from Linz to Madrid by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Linz  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Madrid (MAD) LNZ - MAD

80€ - 270€

Cheapest option

Train to Vienna, fly  •  7h 42m

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

38€ - 157€

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Train to Salzburg, fly  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the train from Linz, Linz Wissensturm to Salzburg, Salzburg
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Madrid (MAD) SZG - MAD

51€ - 195€

Train to Prague, fly  •  10h 21m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Madrid (MAD) PRG - MAD

83€ - 270€

Train, train to Munich, fly  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf
  2. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
  4. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Madrid (MAD) MUC - MAD

80€ - 183€

Train  •  21h 23m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

306€ - 436€

Bus  •  32h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 1921
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Madrid, Madrid N748

103€ - 127€

Bus via Zürich  •  35h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Linz to Zürich
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Madrid Avenida de América

109€ - 237€

Drive  •  20h 43m

  1. Drive from Linz to Madrid 2207.9 km

220€ - 330€

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The cheapest way to get from Linz to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 160€ and takes 7h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Linz to Madrid is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 160€ and takes 7h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Linz to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Linz, Linz Industriezeile and arriving at Madrid, Madrid via Lyon, Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Linz to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Avignon Tgv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 23m.

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The distance between Linz and Madrid is 1672 km. The road distance is 2207.9 km.

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The best way to get from Linz to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 21h 23m and costs 300€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 8h 4m to get from Linz to Madrid, including transfers.

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Linz to Madrid bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Linz, Linz Industriezeile station.

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

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The best way to get from Linz to Madrid is to fly which takes 8h 4m and costs 80€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 300€ - 440€ and takes 21h 23m, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 130€ and takes 32h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Linz to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1671.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 4m

What companies run services between Linz, Austria and Madrid, Spain?

Lufthansa, Eurowings and five other airlines fly from Linz to Madrid 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Linz to Madrid via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Avignon Tgv in around 21h 23m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Linz to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Flights from Linz to Madrid via Frankfurt, Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Prague to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 550€
Flights from Prague to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Linz to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 500€
Flights from Vienna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Flights from Prague to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
9€ - 80€
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
9€ - 80€
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
9€ - 80€
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
9€ - 80€
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Prague to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Flights from Prague to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Flights from Prague to Madrid via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Flights from Prague to Madrid via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Flights from Prague to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 430€
Flights from Prague to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 490€
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Linz to Madrid via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Flights from Linz to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 270€
Flights from Prague to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 210€
Flights from Munich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Linz to Madrid via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 500€
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 340€
Flights from Prague to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 490€
Flights from Munich to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 800€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 330€
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 320€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Flights from Munich to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 300€
Flights from Salzburg to Madrid via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
Flights from Prague to Madrid via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Lauda
Flights from Vienna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
21€ - 130€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Prague to Madrid via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 460€
Train operators
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 Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Linz Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
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
Train from Linz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
Railjet
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 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz Wissensturm to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Flixtrain
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Passau Hbf to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
130€ - 160€
1st Class
160€ - 190€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Madrid, Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Linz to Zürich
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Madrid Avenida de América
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 190€
Book at
eurolines.ch

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There is no direct flight from Linz Airport to Madrid Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 10m and has one stopover.

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

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Linz to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Linz to Madrid is 2208 km. It takes approximately 20h 43m to drive from Linz to Madrid.

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Eurowings, Iberia, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Linz Airport to Madrid Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Linz to Linz Airport is to line 601 bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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