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There are 10 ways to get from Linz to Rome by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Linz to Rome  •  8h

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Rome (FCO) LNZ - FCO

175€ - 689€

Cheapest option

Train to Vienna, fly to Rome  •  6h 8m

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

45€ - 322€

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Train to Prague, fly to Rome  •  9h 13m

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

100€ - 375€

Train, train to Munich, fly to Rome  •  8h 55m

  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 Rome (FCO) MUC - FCO

97€ - 348€

Train to Prague, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) PRG - CIA

81€ - 306€

Train  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Rjx / ...
  2. Take the train from Brenner to Bolzano 100 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bolzano to Rome Termini 100

Bus  •  15h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Munich, Munich central bus station 091 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N531

53€ - 80€

Train, night train via Padova  •  13h 6m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Padova Nj
  3. Take the train from Padova to Roma Termini Fr / ...

68€ - 189€

Train, night train  •  13h 24m

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

80€ - 129€

Drive  •  10h 8m

  1. Drive from Linz to Rome 1069.2 km

130€ - 200€

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The cheapest way to get from Linz to Rome is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 15h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Linz to Rome is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 330€ and takes 6h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Linz to Rome station. However, there are services departing from Linz, Linz Industriezeile and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Linz to Rome. However, there are services departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Rome Termini via Innsbruck Hbf, Brenner and Bolzano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 39m.

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The distance between Linz and Rome is 726 km. The road distance is 1069.2 km.

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The best way to get from Linz to Rome without a car is to train which takes 11h 39m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h to get from Linz to Rome, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Linz to Rome is to fly which takes 8h and costs 170€ - 700€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11h 39m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 15h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Linz to Rome.
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  • Distance: 725.8 km
  • Duration: 8h

What companies run services between Linz, Austria and Rome, Italy?

Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Austrian Airlines fly from Linz to Rome twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Linz to Rome via Innsbruck Hbf, Brennero Brenner, Brenner, and Bolzano in around 11h 39m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Linz to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Flights from Linz to Rome via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Prague to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 340€
Flights from Munich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Prague to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Munich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 400€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 200€
Flights from Prague to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 380€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
14€ - 45€
Flights from Prague to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
24€ - 160€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
16€ - 45€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 430€
Flights from Munich to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 90€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Air Leisure
Website
air-leisure.com
Flights from Prague to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 280€
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
Book at
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 Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Brennero Brenner to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
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 41m
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)
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
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Linz Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 19€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Sudtirol Alto Adige
Phone
840 000 471
Website
sii.bz.it
Train from Brenner to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sii.bz.it
Train from Bolzano to Rome Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
sii.bz.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brennero Brenner to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
11€ - 13€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brennero Brenner to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
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€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Padova
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Nightjet
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Nightjet
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Padova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
75€ - 110€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Padova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 80€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
30€ - 45€
Smart Low Cost
28€ - 40€
Smart Flex
55€ - 80€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Padova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
29€ - 40€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
13€ - 25€
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Nomago
Economy
13€ - 18€
Premium
15€ - 22€
Family&friends
18€ - 25€

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There is no direct flight from Linz Airport to Rome Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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Linz to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Linz to Rome train services, operated by Sudtirol Alto Adige, arrive at Rome Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Linz to Rome is 1069 km. It takes approximately 10h 8m to drive from Linz to Rome.

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Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Linz Airport to Rome Airport.

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

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There are 6480+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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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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