There are 3 ways to get from Passau to Linz by train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  58 min

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

$28 - $40

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Rideshare  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Passau to Linz 50.4 miles

$2 - $11

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Passau to Linz 74.8 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Passau to Linz is to rideshare which costs 2€ - 9€ and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Passau to Linz is to train which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Passau Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Linz/Donau Hbf. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between Passau and Linz is 69 km. The road distance is 119.7 km.

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The best way to get from Passau to Linz without a car is to train which takes 58 min and costs 24€ - 35€.

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The train from Passau Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf takes 58 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Passau to Linz is 120 km. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from Passau to Linz.

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

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Passau and Linz. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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  • Distance: 43.4 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Passau to Linz every 3 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 58 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 Passau Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Passau to Linz
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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