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Trip Summary

There are 44 daily trains from Linz to Frankfurt. Traveling by train from Linz to Frankfurt usually takes around 6 hours and 55 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 5 hours and 11 minutes.

Distance282 mi (454 km)
Fastest train5h 11m
Lowest price$38.68
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Linz to Frankfurt?

2 train services operate from Linz, to Frankfurt am Main, Hesse. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 30 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn306h 57m$61.96
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company146h 51m$79.06

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Linz to Frankfurt am Main 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 Linz to Frankfurt?

The distance between Linz and Frankfurt is approximately 282 miles, or 454 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 11 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 from Linz to Frankfurt are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

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 7:00pm. 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 Frankfurt?

There are 44 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 Frankfurt to Linz. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Linz to Frankfurt for $74.84.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Linz?

Departure stations

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

Train stations in Linz:

  • /Donau Oed

  • /Donau Ebelsberg

  • -Pichling

Where is the train station in Frankfurt?

Arrival stations

Frankfurt receives travelers from Linz at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Frankfurt:

  • Central Train Station

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