There are 3 ways to get from Nuremberg to Linz by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf Ice

$65 - $95

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Bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Nurenberg to Linz

$45 - $65

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Linz 210.4 miles

$40 - $65

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nurenberg and arriving at Linz. Services depart four times a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Linz/Donau Hbf. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Linz is 267 km. The road distance is 336.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Linz without a car is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs .

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The train from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf takes 2 h 56 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Nuremberg to Linz bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Nurenberg station.

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Nuremberg to Linz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Linz is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 22 min.

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

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

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  • Distance: 166.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Nuremberg to Linz every 3 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Nuremberg to Linz 4 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 22 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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Nurenberg to Linz
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Linz is 337 km. It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to drive from Nuremberg to Linz.

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