How to take a train journey from Wien/Vienna to Linz

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Wien / Vienna to Linz by train

On the rail route from Wien/Vienna to Linz, train services operated by Westbahn, a private company, compete with the trains provided by the national rail operator, OBB.

Routes you can take to go from Wien / Vienna to Linz

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Option 1: taking the Railjet and ICE trains

Route Information

Option 2: taking the Westbahn trains
Station Guides
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Looking up at the concourse at Linz Hbf from the main passage way beneath the platforms/bahnsteigen
Linz Hbf (Linz/Donau Hbf) Rail Station Guide
Travel Time (approx)

1hr 19min



Travel Info

1 x train per hour

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