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There are 4 ways to get from Passau to Linz Airport (LNZ) by train, bus or car

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Train, line 601 bus  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the line 601 bus from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Linz Terminal 601

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Passau to Linz, Linz Industriezeile N881

7€ - 9€

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Train  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Wels Hbf Re / ...

16€ - 59€

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Passau to Linz Airport (LNZ) 103.9 km

11€ - 17€

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Austria from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Linz Airport (LNZ) is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Linz Airport (LNZ) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Linz Airport (LNZ) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Austria.

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The cheapest way to get from Passau to Linz Airport (LNZ) is to bus which costs 7€ - 9€ and takes 2h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Passau to Linz Airport (LNZ) is to drive which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 1h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Passau to Linz Airport (LNZ). However, there are services departing from Passau and arriving at Flughafen Linz Terminal via Linz Fernheizkraftwerk and Linz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 27m.

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The distance between Passau and Linz Airport (LNZ) is 67 km. The road distance is 103.9 km.

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The best way to get from Passau to Linz Airport (LNZ) without a car is to train and line 601 bus which takes 1h 45m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 45m to get from Passau to Linz Airport (LNZ), including transfers.

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Passau to Linz Airport (LNZ) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Passau station.

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The best way to get from Passau to Linz Airport (LNZ) is to bus which takes 2h 27m and costs 7€ - 9€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 16€ - 60€ and takes 2h 31m.

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Passau to Linz Airport (LNZ) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Linz, Linz Industriezeile station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Passau to Linz Airport (LNZ) is 104 km. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Passau to Linz Airport (LNZ).

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Map of how to get from Passau to Linz Airport (LNZ).
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  • Distance: 67 km
  • Duration: 1h 45m

What companies run services between Passau, Germany and Linz Airport (LNZ), Austria?

FlixBus operates a bus from Passau to Linz, Linz Industriezeile twice daily. Tickets cost 7€ - 9€ and the journey takes 1h 25m. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Passau Hbf to Wels Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 14€ - 19€ and the journey takes 1h 11m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Passau Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Passau Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 19€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Passau Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Passau to Linz
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
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Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
Oberösterreichischer Verkehrsverbund
Phone
0732 66 10 10 66
Email
kundencenter@ooevv.at
Website
ooevv.at
Bus from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Linz Terminal
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ooevv.at
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Passau to Linz, Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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