There are 5 ways to get from Linz to Salzburg by train, bus, night train, car or rideshare

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  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Wb / ...

$19 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz Industriezeile to Salzburg P+R Süd Leo Express

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Night train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the night train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf En / ...

$19 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Linz to Salzburg 84.2 miles

$15 - $23

Rideshare  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Linz to Salzburg 84.5 miles

$7

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Linz to Salzburg every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Flixtrain also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Leo Express s.r.o. operates a bus from Linz to Salzburg 4 times a week. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz Wissensturm to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Linz Industriezeile to Salzburg P+R Süd
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $9
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Linz to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Linz and Salzburg is 108 km. The road distance is 135 km.

The cheapest way to get from Linz to Salzburg is to rideshare which costs 6€ and takes 1 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Linz to Salzburg is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 17€ - 27€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Linz Industriezeile and arriving at Salzburg P+R Süd. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

The train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.