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

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

Bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. 262
  2. 907

$29 - $48

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. N160

$28 - $50

6 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Wb / ...
  2. Ec / ...
  3. Rex / ...
  4. Rv / ...

$65 - $131

Night train, train  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Nj
  2. Rv / ...

$55 - $96

Drive  •  5 h

  1. 316.9 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Linz to Ljubljana  •  7 h 30 min

  1. LNZ - LJU

$191 - $769

Train to Vienna, fly to Ljubljana  •  5 h 19 min

  1. VIE - LJU

$150 - $586

Train to Vienna, fly to Klagenfurt  •  6 h 18 min

  1. VIE - KLU

$145 - $656

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

You can take a bus from Linz to Trieste via Graz, Graz central train station in around 8 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Linz to Trieste via Salzburg Hbf, Villach Hbf, and Udine in around 9 h 14 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Linz to Ljubljana via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Night train from Linz Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
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
Trenitalia Eurocity
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Udine to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Linz, Linz Wissensturm to Graz, Graz central train station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Graz, Graz central train station to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Trieste
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Linz and Trieste is 298 km. The road distance is 507 km.

The cheapest way to get from Linz to Trieste is to night bus which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Linz to Trieste is to drive which takes 5 h and costs 65€ - 95€.

No, there is no direct train from Linz to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Linz Hbf and arriving at Trieste Centrale via Salzburg Hbf, Villach Hbf and Udine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 14 min.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Linz, Linz Industriezeile and arriving at Trieste. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from Linz to Trieste, including transfers.