There are 13 ways to get from London to Linz by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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

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Fly London Heathrow to Salzburg, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Salzburg (SZG) LHR - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf

$137 - $492

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Bus RegioJet  •  24 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Linz, Linz Wissensturm K476

$58 - $79

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Fly London City to Linz  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Linz (LNZ) LCY - LNZ

$149 - $1,114

Fly London Gatwick to Salzburg, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Salzburg (SZG) LGW - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf

$91 - $620

Fly London Stansted to Salzburg, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Salzburg (SZG) STN - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf

$90 - $380

Fly London Heathrow to Munich, train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Munich (MUC) LHR - MUC
  2. Take the train from Freising to Plattling
  3. Take the train from Plattling to Linz Hbf

$149 - $417

Fly London Heathrow to Prague, train  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Prague (PRG) LHR - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Linz Hbf

$119 - $280

Fly London Stansted to Linz  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Linz (LNZ) STN - LNZ

$170 - $634

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf Ice

$274 - $502

Train  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Linz Hbf Ice

$253 - $476

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  21 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Linz

$97 - $139

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Drive from Augsburg Hbf to Linz

$454 - $580

Drive, car ferry  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Linz

$191 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from London to Linz is to bus which costs £40 - £60 and takes 24 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Linz is to fly and train which costs £100 - £380 and takes 5 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Linz. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Linz via Frankfurt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Linz. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Linz/Donau Hbf via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 56 min.

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The distance between London and Linz is 681 miles.

The best way to get from London to Linz without a car is to train which takes 12 h 56 min and costs £200 - £390.

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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from London to Linz, including transfers.

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London to Linz bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Linz train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Linz is to fly which takes 7 h 34 min and costs £110 - £850. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £200 - £390 and takes 12 h 56 min, you could also bus, which costs £70 - £110 and takes 21 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Linz.
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  • Distance: 681 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 58 min

What companies run services between London, England and Linz, Austria?

Lufthansa, British Airways and two other airlines fly from London to Linz every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Linz via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof in around 12 h 56 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from London City to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from London City to Linz via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from London Heathrow to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,800
Flights from London Gatwick to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $1,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from London City to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from London City to Linz via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from London Stansted to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Munich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Salzburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Flights from London Stansted to Linz
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Linz, Linz central station, Train
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.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 Freising to Plattling
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Plattling to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
cd.cz
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Linz
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Prague, Prague Main station to Linz, Linz Wissensturm
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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London to Linz bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Linz station.

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Linz is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 12:23 PM in London and 1:23 PM in Linz.

London to Linz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Linz/Donau Hbf station.

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British Airways, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and Eurowings offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 162+ hotels available in Linz. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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