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

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Train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Rj

$90 - $140

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Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Linz to Nurenberg
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim 042 / ...

$58 - $87

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Night train, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the night train from Linz Hbf to München Hbf En
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...

$98 - $145

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Linz to Stuttgart 289.3 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Linz to Stuttgart  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Stuttgart (STR) LNZ - STR

$138 - $615

Train, train to Munich, fly to Stuttgart  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Plattling
  2. Take the train from Plattling to Freising
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Stuttgart (STR) MUC - STR

$131 - $313

Train to Vienna, fly to Stuttgart  •  5 h 43 min

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

$81 - $241

Fly Linz to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Frankfurt (FRA) LNZ - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf

$156 - $449

Train to Graz, fly to Stuttgart  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Graz Hbf
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Stuttgart (STR) GRZ - STR

$130 - $448

Train to Salzburg, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Frankfurt (FRA) SZG - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf

$145 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from Linz to Stuttgart is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Linz to Stuttgart is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf. Services depart three times a week. The journey takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Linz and Stuttgart is 380 km. The road distance is 463 km.

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The best way to get from Linz to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 80€ - 120€.

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The train from Linz Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf takes 5 h 13 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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

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The best way to get from Linz to Stuttgart is to train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 80€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 8 h 10 min, you could also fly, which costs 120€ - 550€ and takes 5 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Linz Airport to Stuttgart Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Linz to Stuttgart train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Stuttgart Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Linz to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 237.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Linz, Austria and Stuttgart, Germany?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Linz to Stuttgart 3 times a week. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 5 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Linz to Stuttgart via Nurenberg, Nuremberg, Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim, and Kornwestheim in around 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Linz to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Linz to Stuttgart via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Linz to Stuttgart via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Munich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Linz to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Graz to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Graz to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Salzburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Linz to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Graz to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Graz to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Salzburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Graz to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
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Night train from Linz Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Plattling
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Plattling to Freising
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Linz to Nurenberg
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Linz to Stuttgart is 463 km. It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to drive from Linz to Stuttgart.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Linz Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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There are 611+ hotels available in Stuttgart. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Linz to Linz Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs 4€ - 8€.

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