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How to travel to Linz

Car or bus

Motorway (A1) from Munich - Salzburg, Vienna - Budapest
Motorway (A8) from Passau - Regensburg
Motorway (A7) from Prague
City map  (new window)


Trains to and from Linz

ÖBB - Österreichische Bundesbahnen
The ÖBB offers convenient, lowcost connections from the whole of Austria and neighbouring countries. The main station is close to the centre and directly linked to all major transport routes.

ÖBB railjet:
Hourly services from Vienna or Salzburg to Linz and every two hours two hours from Budapest, Munich, Innsbruck or Bregenz/Zurich. Discounted SparSchiene tickets to Linz start at € 9.00 from Vienna, € 19.00 from Innsbruck or Munich and € 29.00 from Zurich.

Every two hours from Frankfurt, Würzburg, Nuremberg, Regensburg or Passau to Linz. Discounted SparSchiene tickets to Linz start at € 19.00 from Nuremberg or € 29.00 from Frankfurt. Other daily direct connections from Hamburg, Hanover, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Dortmund, Prague, Ceské Budjovice, Klagenfurt, Venice & many other cities.

Information and bookings
Phone: +43 51717, ÖBB ticket offices,

ÖBB Plus

NEW: The big plus to add to your ÖBB Ticket. Combine individually and enjoy great savings. From now on, you can combine your ÖBB Ticket with, for examples the 1-day ticket Linz Card or 3-day ticket Linz Card and save money in the process.

ÖBB Plus Offer  (new window)

Since 2011 the new WESTbahn rail service covers the Vienna to Salzburg route via Linz in 3 hours or so.
Information und Booking:
Phone: +43 1 89900,  (new window)

Travel with WESTbus comfortable, low-impact and safe starting from € 9, - from Graz or Prague to Linz as well as return.
Information and booking:  (new window)  


Further train and bus connections
German Railway timetable  (new window)
Rail Europe  (new window)
Eurail train pass  (new window)
Flixbus  (new window)


The Blue Danube Airport is at the gates of the city, just 20 minutes away from the centre. Direct flights from Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, London, Salzburg and Vienna.

Getting to the airport

  • Taxi
  • Shuttle Service
    Passengers arriving in Linz are invited to use the free shuttle service between Linz Airport and Hoersching station from 5.00 a.m. to 10 p.m., available on request. This transfer takes about three minutes.
    To order a shuttle service, please contact the information desk at the airport or the station manager at Hoersching station
  • Blue Danube Airport Lines
    The bus is a comfortable and quick way to get to the airport:
    Timetable Blue Danube Airport Lines  (new window)

More information
Phone: +43 7221 600 1101 or 1151,


Danube River Cruise

Linz is situated on one of Europe's most important waterways, the Danube, which is linked to the Rhine and the Main. Linz is a popular stopover for cycle tourists on the Danube bicycle path from Passau to Vienna.
More information  (new window)


Linz City Tourist Board
4020  Linz

phone: +43 732 7070 2009
fax: +43 732 7070 54 2009

further information:

Tourist Information Linz

Hauptplatz 1 (Altes Rathaus)
phone: +43 732 7070 2009

October - April
Monday till Saturday 9 am. - 5 pm.
Sunday/Holiday 10 am. - 5 pm.

May - September
Monday till Saturday 9 am. - 7 pm.
Sunday/Holiday 10 am. - 7 pm.

Further information.
Information brochures (new window).

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