How to travel to Linz


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.

Airport Transfer

  • Taxi
  • Trains go from Linz and Wels to Hörsching train station at hourly intervals.
    Linz – Hörsching journey time: 10 minutes
    Wels – Hörsching journey time: 14 minutes
    A free shuttle bus to the airport awaits all passengers (with valid plane tickets) who are travelling to Linz Airport by train at Hörsching train station (please note: You will have to show your train ticket). The journey takes three minutes. The shuttle service operates as required between 5.00 a.m. and 10.00 p.m.
    You can request the shuttle from the train station by calling 0043 800 206600 at no charge.
    Please speak to the information desk if you wish to request the shuttle service at the airport.

  • Airport Bus 601: The bus is a comfortable and quick way to get to the airport.

  • SMS Flughafentransfer

Aiport Hotline:
Phone: +43 7221 600 1101 oder 1151,



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.
Information und Booking:
Phone: +43 51717, ÖBB Ticket offices,

ÖBB Rail Tours

OeBB RailTours KombiticketÖBB Rail Tours Linz offer


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,



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

LEO Express:
LEO ExpressLEO Express bus connects Linz with Prague, České Budějovice and Český Krumlov. Since the bus line is connected to LEO Express train service a connection to Linz from additional 25 destinations in Czech Republic and Slovakia is possible. Ticket prices from Prague start at 9,30 EUR, from České Budějovice at 7,40 EUR and from Český Krumlov at 5,70 EUR. Information:


Along the Danube:

Danube Cycling Path
Hiking at the Donausteig



Motorway (A1) from Munich – Salzburg, Vienna – Budapest
Motorway (A8) from Passau – Regensburg
Motorway (A7) from Prague


Danube River Cuise

Donauschiffahrt Wurm + Köck


Public transport – LINZ AG Linien

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