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There are 7 ways to get from Mannheim to Linz by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 2 min

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

$110 - $160

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Bus, train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim Central Bus Station to Passau Train Station Luxembourg - Varna
  2. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf R / ...

$66 - $95

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Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Linz Hbf Ice

$122 - $184

Drive  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Linz 347.6 miles

$70 - $110

Train, fly to Salzburg  •  3 h 59 min

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

$122 - $366

Train, fly to Linz  •  5 h 3 min

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

$137 - $420

Train, fly to Vienna  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Vienna (VIE) FRA - VIE
  3. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf

$111 - $316

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Linz is to bus and train which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 9 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Linz is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 320€ and takes 3 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Linz Hbf. Services depart three times a week, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 2 min.

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The distance between Mannheim and Linz is 445 km. The road distance is 556.1 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Linz without a car is to train which takes 6 h 2 min and costs 95€ - 140€.

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The train from Mannheim Hbf to Linz Hbf takes 6 h 2 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Mannheim to Linz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Mannheim Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Linz is 556 km. It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to drive from Mannheim to Linz.

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  • Distance: 278.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Mannheim to Linz 3 times a week. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 6 h 2 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Linz
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Linz
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Train operators
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 Mannheim Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Linz, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
Bus operators
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Mannheim Central Bus Station to Passau Train Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Karat-S

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