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There are 8 ways to get from Zwickau to Linz by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Linz Hbf

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau central train station to Prague
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Linz Industriezeile

Train via Pilsen

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Cheb
  2. Take the train from Cheb to Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi
  3. Take the train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Ceske Budejovice
  4. Take the train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Zwickau to Linz

Train to Leipzig, fly to Linz

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Linz (LNZ)

Train to Leipzig, fly to Munich, train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Munich (MUC)
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  4. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Passau Hbf
  5. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf

Train to Leipzig, fly to Vienna, train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Vienna (VIE)
  3. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf

Train to Dresden, fly to Munich, train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Munich (MUC)
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  4. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Passau Hbf
  5. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf

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The cheapest way to get from Zwickau to Linz is to bus which costs €29 - €35 and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Zwickau to Linz is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zwickau station to Linz. However, there are services departing from Zwickau central train station and arriving at Linz Industriezeile via Prague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwickau to Linz. However, there are services departing from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf and arriving at Linz Hbf via Hof Hbf and Regensburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 16m.

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The distance between Zwickau and Linz is 299 km. The road distance is 472.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Linz without a car is to train which takes 7h 16m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 16m to get from Zwickau to Linz, including transfers.

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Zwickau to Linz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zwickau central train station.

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Zwickau to Linz train services, operated by Transdev, depart from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Linz is to train which takes 7h 16m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €29 - €35 and takes 8h 30m.

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  • Distance: 298.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 16m

What companies run services between Zwickau, Germany and Linz, Austria?

You can take a train from Zwickau to Linz via Hof Hbf and Regensburg Hbf in around 7h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zwickau to Linz via Prague in around 8h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from Leipzig to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €750
Flights from Leipzig to Linz via Vienna, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€220 - €1000
Flights from Leipzig to Linz via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€190 - €850
Flights from Leipzig to Linz via Frankfurt, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €950
Flights from Leipzig to Linz via Munich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€220 - €950
Flights from Leipzig to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €550
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €600
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €600
Flights from Dresden to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Leipzig to Linz via Vienna, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€220 - €1000
Flights from Leipzig to Linz via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€190 - €850
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Linz via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Train operators
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Transdev
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Hof Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Cheb
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Die Länderbahn
vogtlandbahn - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Cheb
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
alex - Die Länderbahn GmbH DLB
Website
delfi.de
Train from Hof Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Cheb to Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€5 - €7
Business
€7 - €9
1st Class
€7 - €9
Train from Plzen Hlavni Nadrazi to Ceske Budejovice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €11
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€6 - €8
Business
€8 - €11
1st Class
€8 - €11
Train from Ceske Budejovice to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €10
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€5 - €7
Business
€8 - €10
1st Class
€8 - €10
DB Regio AG Südost
Phone
01806 996633
Email
regio.suedost@deutschebahn.com
Website
bahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Südost
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Bayern
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Flughafen München to Landshut
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Bayern
Train from Landshut to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Bayern
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Passau to Linz
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Flughafen Wien to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
Railjet
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 Zwickau central train station to Prague
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Prague
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Prague to Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Linz Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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Zwickau to Linz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Linz Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zwickau to Linz is 473 km. It takes approximately 4h 5m to drive from Zwickau to Linz.

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Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Leipzig Airport to Linz Airport.

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