Linz to Suhl/Zella-Mehlis train

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Linz - Suhl/Zella-Mehlis Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 66 daily trains from Linz to Suhl/Zella-Mehlis. Traveling by train from Linz to Suhl/Zella-Mehlis usually takes around 8 hours and 9 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 5 hours and 41 minutes.

Distance230 mi (370 km)
Fastest train5h 41m
Lowest price$154.98
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Linz to Suhl/Zella-Mehlis?

2 train services operate from Linz to Suhl/Zella-Mehlis. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 63 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express48h 6m$207.63
Deutsche Bahn638h 10m$223.60
  • 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Linz to Suhl/Zella-Mehlis 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 Suhl/Zella-Mehlis?

The distance between Linz and Suhl/Zella-Mehlis is approximately 230 miles, or 370 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 41 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 Suhl/Zella-Mehlis tend to have the most passengers on Tuesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Tuesday. 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 Tuesday 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 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. 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 Suhl/Zella-Mehlis?

There are 66 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 Suhl/Zella-Mehlis to Linz.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Linz?

Main departure station: /Donau Oed

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 6 stops and stations in Linz where you can board the train.

All train stations in Linz:

  • /Donau Oed

  • /Donau Franckstraße

  • Central Station

  • /Donau Wegscheid

  • /Donau Ebelsberg

  • -Pichling

Where is the train station in Suhl/Zella-Mehlis?

Main arrival station: Suhler Straße 3

Suhl/Zella-Mehlis receives travelers from Linz at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Suhl/Zella-Mehlis:

  • Suhler Straße 3

  • Zella-Mehlis West

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