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There are 9 ways to get from Zagreb to Linz by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Graz N261
  2. Take the bus from Graz, Graz central train station to Linz, Linz Wissensturm 262

$27 - $42

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Bus Arriva Slovenia  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Ptuj
  2. Take the bus from Ptuj to Linz

$25 - $39

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Train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Graz Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Linz Hbf Ic

$52 - $86

Train via Wien Meidling  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Wien Meidling Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Linz Hbf Wb

$69 - $109

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Linz 252.8 miles

$45 - $75

Fly Zagreb to Vienna, train  •  4 h 43 min

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

$128 - $450

Shuttle to Graz, fly to Vienna, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Graz Airport
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Vienna (VIE) GRZ - VIE
  3. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf

$141 - $635

Fly Zagreb to Linz  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Linz (LNZ) ZAG - LNZ

$149 - $714

Shuttle to Klagenfurt, fly to Vienna, train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Klagenfurt Flughafen
  2. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Vienna (VIE) KLU - VIE
  3. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf

$148 - $738

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Linz is to bus which costs 160 kn - 250 kn and takes 9 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Linz is to drive which costs 320 kn - 470 kn and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Linz. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Linz, Linz Wissensturm via Graz, Graz central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Linz. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Linz Hbf via Graz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 57 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Linz is 305 km. The road distance is 404.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Linz without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 55 min and costs 170 kn - 270 kn.

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Zagreb to Linz, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Linz bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Linz train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Linz is to bus which takes 6 h 55 min and costs 170 kn - 270 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 330 kn - 600 kn and takes 7 h 57 min, you could also fly, which costs 950 kn - 4.700 kn and takes 7 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Linz.
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  • Distance: 190.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Linz, Austria?

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Linz via Graz and Graz, Graz central train station in around 6 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Linz via Graz Hbf in around 7 h 57 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Graz to Vienna
Ave. Duration
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Zagreb to Linz via Vienna, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Linz via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Klagenfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Linz via Split, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Klagenfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Vienna
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
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 Graz Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Meidling to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Graz
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Graz
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Ptuj
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Graz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
globtour.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Graz - Hbf Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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 Zagreb to Graz, Graz central train station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Graz, Graz central train station to Linz, Linz Wissensturm
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Ptuj to Linz
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Schedules at
arriva.si
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Graz Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$150 - $320
Shuttle from Zagreb to Klagenfurt Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $400
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$40 - $110
Private
$200 - $400

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Zagreb to Linz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Linz, Linz Wissensturm station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Linz is 405 km. It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to drive from Zagreb to Linz.

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Croatia Airlines and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 159+ hotels available in Linz. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 27 min and costs 90 kn - 700 kn.

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