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There are 3 ways to get from Prague to Linz by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Linz, Linz Industriezeile N160 / ...

8€ - 17€

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Train  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Linz Hbf 331 / ...

13€ - 22€

Drive  •  3h 3m

  1. Drive from Prague to Linz 245.5 km

25€ - 40€

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Linz is to bus which costs 210 Kč - 460 Kč and takes 3h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Linz is to drive which costs 650 Kč - 1 000 Kč and takes 3h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Linz, Linz Industriezeile. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Linz Hbf. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 6m.

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The distance between Prague and Linz is 198 km. The road distance is 245.5 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Linz without a car is to bus which takes 3h 35m and costs 210 Kč - 460 Kč.

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The bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Linz, Linz Industriezeile takes 3h 35m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Prague to Linz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Linz train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Linz is to bus which takes 3h 35m and costs 210 Kč - 460 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 340 Kč - 600 Kč and takes 4h 6m.

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  • Distance: 198.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 35m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Linz, Linz Industriezeile 3 times a day. Tickets cost 14€ - 17€ and the journey takes 3h 35m. LEO Express also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Linz Hbf 3 times a day. Tickets cost 13€ - 22€ and the journey takes 4h 6m.

Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 22€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
13€ - 16€
Business
17€ - 22€
1st Class
18€ - 22€
Bus operators
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Linz, Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Prague, Praha hl. n. to Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
8€ - 11€

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Linz is 245 km. It takes approximately 3h 3m to drive from Prague to Linz.

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