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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 51 min

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

$17 - $27

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Plzen hl.n. to Ceske Budejovice Regional
  2. Take the bus from České Budějovice to Linz Industriezeile Leb9750

$12 - $19

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 15 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

$19 - $34

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Pilsen to Linz 143.7 miles

$26 - $40

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 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pilsen to Linz via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc in around 6 h 15 min.

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 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Leo Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
le.cz
Bus from České Budějovice to Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
le.cz
FlixBus
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 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Linz, Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Plzeň Divadlo Alfa to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pilsen and Linz is 173 km. The road distance is 230 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pilsen to Linz is to train and bus which costs 250 Kč - 400 Kč and takes 4 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Pilsen to Linz is to drive which takes 3 h 20 min and costs 500 Kč - 800 Kč.

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 51 min.

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 15 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Pilsen to Linz, including transfers.