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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice Ex
  2. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Plzen hl.n. Regional

$21 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz Industriezeile to České Budějovice Leb9750
  2. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Plzen hl.n. Regional

$13 - $19

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Prague, Prague Main station N467
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Plzeň, Pilsen N83 / ...

$20 - $34

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Linz to Pilsen 143.9 miles

$26 - $40

What companies run services between Linz, Austria and Pilsen, Czech Republic?

You can take a train from Linz to Pilsen via Ceske Budejovice in around 4 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Linz to Pilsen via Prague, Prague Main station in around 5 h 55 min.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Plzen hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Leo Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
le.cz
Bus from Linz Industriezeile to České Budějovice
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
le.cz
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Prague, Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Plzeň, Pilsen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Linz to Pilsen?

The distance between Linz and Pilsen is 173 km. The road distance is 230 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Linz to Pilsen?

The cheapest way to get from Linz to Pilsen is to bus and train which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Linz to Pilsen?

The quickest way to get from Linz to Pilsen is to drive which takes 3 h 20 min and costs 21€ - 35€.

Is there a direct train between Linz and Pilsen?

No, there is no direct train from Linz to Pilsen. However, there are services departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Plzen hl.n. via Ceske Budejovice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 51 min.

Is there a direct bus between Linz and Pilsen?

No, there is no direct bus from Linz to Pilsen. However, there are services departing from Linz, Linz Industriezeile and arriving at Plzeň, Pilsen via Prague, Prague Main station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Linz to Pilsen?

It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Linz to Pilsen, including transfers.