There are 10 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Linz by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Vienna, train  •  6 h 48 min

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

$131 - $307

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Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  20 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Linz

$84 - $119

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Fly to Salzburg, train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Salzburg (SZG) SKG - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf

$112 - $637

Fly to Linz  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Linz (LNZ) SKG - LNZ

$97 - $491

Fly to Munich, train  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Munich (MUC) SKG - MUC
  2. Take the train from Freising to Plattling
  3. Take the train from Plattling to Linz Hbf

$123 - $352

Bus, train  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  3. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf Rj

$93 - $138

Bus Euro Bus MK  •  17 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Linz

$103 - $203

Night train, train via Skopje  •  29 h 35 min

  1. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Wien Hbf D
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Linz Hbf Rj / ...

$154 - $304

Night train, train  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Beograd
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Linz Hbf Rj / ...

$147 - $254

Drive  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Linz 893.4 miles

$210 - $310

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No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki to Linz. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Linz via Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Thessaloniki to Linz. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Linz Hbf via Skopje, Beograd and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 35 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Linz is 1092 km. The road distance is 1429.4 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Linz without a car is to bus and train which takes 16 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 48 min to get from Thessaloniki to Linz, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Linz bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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Thessaloniki to Linz train services, operated by Serbian Railways, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Linz is to fly which takes 9 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Thessaloniki to Linz bus services, operated by Euro Bus MK, arrive at Linz station.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Linz.
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  • Distance: 682.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 48 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Linz, Austria?

Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Linz every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thessaloniki to Linz via Skopje in around 17 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Thessaloniki to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Thessaloniki to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Thessaloniki to Linz via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Thessaloniki to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Thessaloniki to Linz via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Thessaloniki to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Thessaloniki to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Thessaloniki to Linz via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Thessaloniki to Linz via Rhodes
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Thessaloniki to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Thessaloniki to Linz via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Thessaloniki to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Thessaloniki to Salzburg via Irakleion
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Vienna via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Salzburg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$29 - $160
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Thessaloniki to Munich via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Train operators
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
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Linz, Linz central station, Train
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freising to Plattling
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Plattling to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Night train from Thessaloniki to Beograd
Ave. Duration
38 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Skopje to Linz
Ave. Duration
13 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Linz
Ave. Duration
15 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
ms.mk
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Skopje to Linz
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Vardar Tours
Phone
+389 2 261 1758
Email
vardartours@t-home.mk
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Skopje to Linz
Ave. Duration
19 h 39 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$72
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Linz is 1 h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 2:56 PM in Thessaloniki and 1:56 PM in Linz.

Thessaloniki to Linz train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Linz Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Linz is 1429 km. It takes approximately 14 h 5 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Linz.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines, Olympic Air and two other airlines offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 161+ hotels available in Linz. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Thessaloniki Airport is to shuttle which takes 42 min and costs .

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