Trains from Vienna to Linz
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There are 49 daily trains from Vienna to Linz. Traveling by train from Vienna to Linz usually takes around one hour and 13 minutes, but the fastest WESTbahn train can make the trip in one hour and 8 minutes.
|Distance||96 mi (155 km)|
|Fastest train||1h 8m|
|Trains per day||49|
|Most frequent service||WESTbahn|
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Which train should you take from Vienna to Linz?
WESTbahn is the one and only train line which connects Vienna to Linz. However, there are 49 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
WESTbahn train tickets from Vienna to Linz start from €30, and on average cost . Daily there are 49 WESTbahn schedules to Linz. WESTbahn in Vienna leaves from West Train Station and one other station. And in Linz trains arrive at Central Station .
From Vienna to Linz train travel on WESTbahn takes 1 hours and 13 minutes. If you are looking to get to Linz faster, WESTbahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 8 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, WESTbahn offers 47 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Linz.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Vienna to Linz 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.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
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 Vienna to Linz?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains departing from Vienna to Linz tend to have the most passengers on Thursday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Thursday. 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 Monday as the least number of people tend to travel then.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Vienna at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. 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 Vienna to Linz?
Blessed with extravagant baroque structures and a romantic vibe, Vienna is the heart of Austria, and the country’s most famous destination. The pride of Vienna is the towering giant that is St. Stephen’s Cathedral, which has stood on the same spot for over eight centuries. The characteristically Gothic cathedral has withstood several wars that have befallen the city, and it is still able to keep its stunning beauty. After exploring the cathedral, don’t hesitate to take the chance to visit the catacombs, where victims of the Great Plague of Vienna were laid to rest. If you’re interested in art and history, check out the Museum of Fine Arts, which includes masterpieces by artists such as Titian, Velasquez, Van Dyke, and Reubens. For those who simply enjoy lounging around, the Schönbrunn Palace is a vast complex with plenty of green zones for picnics.
For those looking to try authentic Viennese goulash, Lugeck and Ofenloch are two famous establishments. For cheaper eats, try Motto in Weiden.
Vienna Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in the city, offering access to other popular destinations such as Berlin and Munich. Vienna International Busterminal is the main bus station in the Austrian capital, serving carriers such as FlixBus. The city’s main airport is the Vienna International Airport, which is located just 11 miles southeast of the city.
Where is the train station in Vienna?
There are two stations in Vienna where you can board the train to Linz.
All train stations in Vienna:
West Train Station
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