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There are 4 ways to get from Passau to Ybbs an der Donau by train, bus or car

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Train, line 668 bus

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Amstetten Noe
  2. Take the line 668 bus from Amstetten Bahnhof to Ybbs/Donau Busbahnhof

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Passau Bahnhofstrasse to Linz Wissensturm
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Amstetten Noe

2 alternative options

Train, line 668 bus via Linz

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Amstetten Noe
  3. Take the line 668 bus from Amstetten Bahnhof to Ybbs/Donau Busbahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Passau to Ybbs an der Donau
Germany → Austria
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International entry into Austria from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica and Suriname

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Conditions of entry into Austria from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) and Cyprus
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica and Suriname
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Andorra, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica and Suriname

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Rules to follow in Austria

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ybbs an der Donau is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ybbs an der Donau is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ybbs an der Donau 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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Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Passau to Ybbs an der Donau is to bus and train which costs €5 - €35 and takes 4h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Passau to Ybbs an der Donau is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 1h 41m.

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The distance between Passau and Ybbs an der Donau is 130 km. The road distance is 181.8 km.

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The best way to get from Passau to Ybbs an der Donau without a car is to train and line 668 bus which takes 2h 58m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Passau to Ybbs an der Donau, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Passau to Ybbs an der Donau is 182 km. It takes approximately 1h 41m to drive from Passau to Ybbs an der Donau.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Ybbs an der Donau. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Passau to Ybbs an der Donau.
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  • Distance: 129.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 58m

What companies run services between Passau, Germany and Ybbs an der Donau, Austria?

There is no direct connection from Passau to Ybbs an der Donau. However, you can take the train to Amstetten Noe, take the walk to Amstetten Bahnhof, then take the line 668 bus to Ybbs/Donau Busbahnhof. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Passau to Ybbs an der Donau via Linz Hbf, Amstetten Noe, and Amstetten Bahnhof in around 2h 59m.

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 Amstetten Noe
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Linz Hbf to Amstetten Noe
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Passau Hbf to Amstetten NÖ
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Linz Hbf to Amstetten NÖ
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Passau Hbf to Amstetten Noe
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €22
1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €16
1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Linz Hbf to Amstetten Noe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€11 - €17
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Linz Hbf to Amstetten Noe
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Amstetten Noe
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Amstetten Noe
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €21
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Linz, Hbf to Amstetten, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €7
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€3 - €5
1st Class
€4 - €7
Bus operators
Verkehrsverbund Ost-Region - VOR
Phone
0800 22 23 24
Email
office@vor.at
Website
vor.at
Bus from Amstetten Bahnhof to Ybbs/Donau Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
vor.at
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Passau Bahnhofstrasse to Linz Wissensturm
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Union Ivkoni

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