Zurich to Linz by train

  • First train
    06:40
  • Last train
    21:40
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 32m
  • Distance
    441 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    6
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 41m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Zurich to Linz by train

Fast trains from Zurich to Linz take around 6 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 441 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Linz.

1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Linz?

Direct trains from Zurich to Linz have been found.

We usually find around 6 direct trains on the route from Zurich to Linz every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Zurich to Linz?

The Zurich to Linz train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Zurich to Linz train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Linz is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 06:40 and the last train is around 21:40. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Zurich to Linz train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Zurich to Linz by train.

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Which train companies operate between Zurich and Linz?

More than one train company operates on the route from Zurich to Linz, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CityNightLine
  • Euro Night
  • EuroNight
  • Night Jet
  • Night train
  • Nightjet
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Railjet Xpress

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.