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There are 5 ways to get from Prague to Linz by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  3h 45m

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

$9 - $23

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Train  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Linz Hbf Ex

$24 - $40

Night train, train  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the night train from Praha hl.n. to Horni Dvoriste En
  2. Take the train from Horni Dvoriste to Linz Hbf Ex / ...

$11 - $18

Drive  •  3h 4m

  1. Drive from Prague to Linz 153.9 miles

$28 - $45

Fly, train  •  4h 31m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf

$121 - $327

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Linz is to bus which costs 200 Kč - 550 Kč and takes 3h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Linz is to drive which costs 600 Kč - 950 Kč and takes 3h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Linz, Linz Industriezeile. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Linz Hbf. Services depart every four hours, 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 246.2 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Linz without a car is to bus which takes 3h 45m and costs 200 Kč - 550 Kč.

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The bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Linz, Linz Industriezeile takes 3h 45m including transfers and departs four 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 hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Linz is to bus which takes 3h 45m and costs 200 Kč - 550 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 550 Kč - 850 Kč and takes 4h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Linz.
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  • Distance: 124 miles
  • Duration: 3h 45m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Linz 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 3h 45m. LEO Express also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, Czech Railways (ČD) operates a train from Prague to Linz every 4 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 6m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53m
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 Praha hl.n. to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
cd.cz
Train from Horni Dvoriste to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
cd.cz
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Praha hl.n. to Horni Dvoriste
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
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
1h 57m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Praha hl. n. to Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $12

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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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 246 km. It takes approximately 3h 4m to drive from Prague to Linz.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Prague Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Prague to Linz bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 168+ hotels available in Linz. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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