There are 4 ways to get from Pilsen to Linz by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice R
  2. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf Ex / ...

$16 - $25

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Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 851
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Linz, Linz Industriezeile N160 / ...

$18 - $32

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Pilsen to Linz 143.7 miles

$26 - $40

Bus, fly, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague Zličín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE
  3. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf

$124 - $334

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No, there is no direct bus from Pilsen to Linz. However, there are services departing from Plzeň, Pilsen and arriving at Linz, Linz Industriezeile via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pilsen to Linz. However, there are services departing from Plzen hl.n. and arriving at Linz Hbf via Ceske Budejovice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Pilsen and Linz is 173 km. The road distance is 229.9 km.

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The best way to get from Pilsen to Linz without a car is to train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Pilsen to Linz, including transfers.

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Pilsen to Linz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Plzeň, Pilsen station.

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Pilsen to Linz train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Plzen hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Pilsen to Linz is to train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Pilsen to Linz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Linz, Linz Industriezeile station.

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Map of how to get from Pilsen to Linz.
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  • Distance: 108.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Pilsen, Czech Republic and Linz, Austria?

You can take a train from Pilsen to Linz via Ceske Budejovice in around 4 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pilsen to Linz via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc in around 6 h 25 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Plzen hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
cd.cz
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 Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Linz, Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Plzeň, Pilsen to Prague, Prague Zličín
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Pilsen to Linz train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Linz Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pilsen to Linz is 230 km. It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to drive from Pilsen to Linz.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Pilsen to Linz bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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