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Linz - Freiburg Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 107 daily trains from Linz to Freiburg. Traveling by train from Linz to Freiburg usually takes around 9 hours and 4 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 7 hours and 44 minutes.

Distance298 mi (479 km)
Fastest train7h 44m
Lowest price$128.87
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Linz to Freiburg?

There are 3 train lines with service from Linz to Freiburg. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 68 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express58h 48m$203.42
Deutsche Bahn689h 9m$186.56
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company348h 54m$190.49
  • DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express

    The most popular Deutsche Bahn ICE routes travel to Berlin, Cologne, Paris, and Munich. Seating is spacious with a good amount of legroom, and onboard amenities include complimentary WiFi, restrooms, and a restaurant car selling beverages, snacks, sandwiches, and hot meals. Unlike the rest of the Deutsche Bahn network, ticket prices on Deutsche Bahn ICE services are not based on a per-kilometer rate but on specific station-to-station links.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Linz to Freiburg start from $172, and on average cost . Daily there are 34 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Freiburg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Linz leaves from -Pichling and 3 other stations. And in Freiburg trains arrive at Freiburg-Littenweiler and 3 other train stations.

    From Linz to Freiburg train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 8 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Freiburg faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 44 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Linz to Freiburg during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Linz to Freiburg?

The distance between Linz and Freiburg is approximately 298 miles, or 479 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 4 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 44 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Linz to Freiburg tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Saturday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Linz at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Linz to Freiburg?

There are 107 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Freiburg to Linz.

City Information

Freiburg

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Freiburg - DEFRB-1

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Freiburg im Breisgau, commonly called Freiburg, is a large city in the Baden-Wurttemberg state in the south of Germany. Sitting on the edge of the Black Forest, this city is home to one of Germany's oldest universities and a large Gothic-style cathedral in its reconstructed medieval old town.

Freiburg Cathedral originated as a Romanesque Church in the 13th century and took a full 300 years to complete. This cathedral is one of the most popular attractions in the city, and it's easy to see why. Hundreds of figures have been carved into the sandstone facade with impossible detail, and entry is free to walk through the even more impressive interior.

The Münsterplatz is another must while visiting the city. Although nearly destroyed in World War II, this cobblestone pedestrian square has been restored to display its many historic monuments, including the bold, red Historical Merchants' Hall. Market stalls populate this central square every day except for Sundays.

One of the unique features of Freiburg is the shallow waterways that flow along grooves in the streets in the Old Town. These brooks, or bächle, used to supply the city with drinking water from the Dreisam River but today host kids' boat races or splashes on hot days. Legend says that if you accidentally step in one, you will marry a local, so watch your step—or don't!

Experience Germany's incomparable rail network on a train to Freiburg, arriving at the Freiburg Hauptbahnhof. FlixBus and Sindbad also connect Freiburg to the rest of the country and several additional European cities like Zurich and Budapest.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Linz?

Main departure station: -Pichling

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 4 stops and stations in Linz where you can board the train.

All train stations in Linz:

  • -Pichling

  • /Donau Ebelsberg

  • /Donau Wegscheid

  • /Donau Oed

Where is the train station in Freiburg?

Main arrival station: Freiburg-Littenweiler

There are more train stations and stops in Freiburg than most cities. Most trains from Linz will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Freiburg:

Train stations in Freiburg:

  • Freiburg-Littenweiler

  • Freiburg-St Georgen

  • Freiburg-Zähringen

  • Freiburg West

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