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There are 4 ways to get from Munich to Lienz by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Fortezza/Franzensfeste Ec
  2. Take the train from Fortezza/Franzensfeste to Lienz in Osttirol Rex / ...

$47 - $77

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Bus, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Dobbiaco 499
  2. Take the train from Dobbiaco/Toblach to Lienz in Osttirol Rex / ...

$24 - $40

2 alternative options

Train via Salzburg Hbf  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstättersee Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Spittal-Millstättersee to Lienz in Osttirol Ic / ...

$68 - $104

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Lienz 140.8 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Lienz is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Lienz is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Lienz. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Lienz in Osttirol via Fortezza/Franzensfeste. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 6 min.

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The distance between Munich and Lienz is 171 km. The road distance is 225.3 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Lienz without a car is to train which takes 6 h 6 min and costs 40€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Munich to Lienz, including transfers.

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Munich to Lienz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München Hbf station.

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Munich to Lienz train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Lienz in Osttirol station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Lienz is 225 km. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Munich to Lienz.

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  • Distance: 106.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Lienz, Tirol, Austria?

You can take a train from Munich to Lienz via Fortezza/Franzensfeste in around 6 h 6 min.

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 München Hbf to Fortezza/Franzensfeste
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.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 Fortezza/Franzensfeste to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Dobbiaco/Toblach to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
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 Spittal-Millstättersee
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Spittal-Millstättersee to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Dobbiaco
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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