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There are 11 ways to get from Manchester 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 Manchester to Linz  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Linz (LNZ) MAN - LNZ

122€ - 399€

Cheapest option

Fly Manchester to Prague, train  •  10h 9m

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

61€ - 214€

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Fly Manchester to Salzburg, train  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Salzburg (SZG) MAN - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf

85€ - 505€

Train to Birmingham, fly to Linz  •  9h 33m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Linz (LNZ) BHX - LNZ

153€ - 427€

Fly Manchester to Vienna, train  •  7h 9m

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

88€ - 231€

Fly Manchester to Munich, train  •  8h 14m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Munich (MUC) MAN - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf

80€ - 335€

Train  •  15h 33m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Linz Hbf Ice / ...

284€ - 554€

Bus via Frankfurt am Main  •  27h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Linz

109€ - 153€

Bus  •  29h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, Wilsonova
  3. Take the bus from Prague, Praha hl. n. to Linz Industriezeile

72€ - 99€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  15h 16m

  1. Drive from Manchester to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Linz

330€ - 423€

Drive, car ferry  •  16h 33m

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

204€ - 306€

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Linz is to bus which costs £60 - £90 and takes 29h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester to Linz is to fly and train which costs £75 - £450 and takes 6h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester station to Linz. However, there are services departing from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Linz via London Victoria Coach Station and Frankfurt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester to Linz. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Linz Hbf via London St Pancras Eurostar, Bruxelles-Midi and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 33m.

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The distance between Manchester and Linz is 806 miles.

The best way to get from Manchester to Linz without a car is to train which takes 15h 33m and costs £250 - £490.

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It takes approximately 7h 22m to get from Manchester to Linz, including transfers.

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Manchester to Linz bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester to Linz train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Linz is to fly which takes 7h 22m and costs £100 - £360. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £250 - £490 and takes 15h 33m, you could also bus via Frankfurt am Main, which costs £95 - £140 and takes 27h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Manchester to Linz.
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  • Distance: 806.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 22m

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

Lufthansa, Flybe and five other airlines fly from Manchester to Linz every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manchester to Linz via London Euston, London St Pancras Eurostar, Bruxelles-Midi, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 15h 33m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Flights from Manchester to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 850€
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 900€
Flights from Birmingham to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Birmingham to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from Birmingham to Linz via Brussels, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Birmingham to Linz via Frankfurt, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Flights from Manchester to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 450€
Flights from Manchester to Vienna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 380€
Flights from Manchester to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Flights from Manchester to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Flights from Manchester to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Manchester to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Manchester to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Flights from Manchester to Linz via Munich, Graz
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 900€
Flights from Manchester to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Flights from Manchester to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 450€
Flights from Manchester to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Flights from Manchester to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 1300€
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 1300€
Flights from Manchester to Vienna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Flights from Manchester to Munich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 470€
Flights from Manchester to Prague via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 800€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Manchester to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from Manchester to Vienna via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from Manchester to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Manchester to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 430€
Flights from Manchester to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 430€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Flights from Manchester to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 490€
Flights from Manchester to Prague via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 470€
Flights from Manchester to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Flights from Manchester to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 550€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Manchester to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Flights from Manchester to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Manchester to Vienna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 380€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Manchester to Munich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 410€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Prague
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 180€
Train operators
Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
oebb.at
Train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
65€ - 100€
Website
oebb.at
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 14€
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Train from München Ost to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Schedules at
westbahn.at
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
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 27€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Linz, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
RegioJet
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 Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
30€ - 45€
Anytime Day Single
45€ - 75€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
90€ - 150€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
55€ - 85€
Anytime Day Single
90€ - 150€
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
meridian-bob-brb.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
meridian-bob-brb.de
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 Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf.
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
17€ - 20€
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
cd.cz
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 170€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
55€ - 170€
Premier
130€ - 200€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
149€
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Book at
National Express
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
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
7h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
eurolines.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
RegioJet
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Prague, Praha hl. n. to Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
8€ - 11€
Ferry operators

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There is no direct flight from Manchester Airport to Linz Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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Linz is 1h ahead of Manchester. It is currently 1:16 PM in Manchester and 2:16 PM in Linz.

Manchester to Linz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Linz Hbf station.

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Flybe, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Manchester Airport to Linz Airport.

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There are 183+ hotels available in Linz. Prices start at 54€ per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 17m and costs £3 - £6.

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