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There are 8 ways to get from Linz to Paris by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 32m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Rjx / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv

133€ - 185€

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Bus  •  15h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Linz Industriezeile Bus Stop to Munich Central Bus Station Zagreb - Munich
  2. Take the bus from Munich - Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Munich - Bus station > Stuttgart - Airport > Karlsruhe > Pont de l'Europe - Allemagne > Pont de l'Europe - France > Strasbourg > Metz > Reims > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...

36€ - 75€

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Night train, bus  •  17h 55m

  1. Take the night train from Linz Hbf to Rosenheim En
  2. Take the bus from Rosenheim station to Paris 1923

50€ - 67€

Drive  •  9h 15m

  1. Drive from Linz to Paris Gallieni 1071.7 km

110€ - 180€

Fly from Linz  •  9h 41m

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Paris CDG (CDG) LNZ - CDG

59€ - 237€

Train to Salzburg, fly  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Paris CDG (CDG) SZG - CDG

152€ - 273€

Train to Vienna, fly  •  6h 40m

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

124€ - 333€

Train to Prague, fly  •  9h 12m

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

93€ - 259€

Linz to Paris by train

The train journey time between Linz and Paris is around 17h 1m and covers a distance of around 1105 km. The fastest train normally takes 16h 29m. Operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Hungarian Railways (MÁV) and TGV inOui, the Linz to Paris train service departs from Linz Hbf and arrives in Paris l'Est. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Linz to Paris train schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Linz to Paris is to bus, which costs 35€ - 75€ and takes 15h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Linz to Paris is to train and fly which costs 120€ - 340€ and takes 6h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Linz to Paris. However, there are services departing from Linz Industriezeile Bus Stop and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine via Munich - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Linz to Paris. However, there are services departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Paris l'Est via Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 32m.

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The distance between Linz and Paris is 879 km. The road distance is 1071.7 km.

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The best way to get from Linz to Paris without a car is to train which takes 9h 32m and costs 130€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 9h 32m to get from Linz to Paris, including transfers.

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Linz to Paris bus services, operated by Nomago, depart from Linz Industriezeile Bus Stop station.

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

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The best way to get from Linz to Paris is to train which takes 9h 32m and costs 130€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 75€ and takes 15h 55m, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 240€ and takes 9h 41m.

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  • Distance: 879.1 km
  • Duration: 9h 32m

What companies run services between Linz, Austria and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Linz to Paris via Muenchen Hbf in around 9h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Linz to Paris Bercy via Munich - Bus station in around 15h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Linz to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 320€
Flights from Linz to Paris CDG via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 430€
Flights from Salzburg to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 430€
Flights from Prague to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 370€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Linz to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Salzburg to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Prague to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 470€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Prague to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Prague to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 430€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Linz to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Salzburg to Paris CDG via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 310€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Linz to Paris CDG via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Prague to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
28€ - 260€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Linz to Paris CDG via Frankfurt, Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Salzburg to Paris CDG via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Paris CDG via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 410€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Salzburg to Paris CDG via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 190€
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 Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Linz Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Linz Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Night train from Linz Hbf to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 14€
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Linz, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 12€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
1st Class
8€ - 12€
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 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
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 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Linz Industriezeile Bus Stop to Munich Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 25€
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Nomago
Economy
12€ - 18€
Premium
15€ - 21€
Family&friends
18€ - 25€
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Munich - Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
Blablabus
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 Munich central bus station to Paris
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rosenheim station to Paris
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Linz Airport to Paris CDG Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 5m and has one stopover.

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Linz to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Linz to Paris train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris l'Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Linz to Paris is 1072 km. It takes approximately 9h 15m to drive from Linz to Paris.

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Air Dolomiti, Vueling Airlines, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Linz Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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