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Taking the train from Linz to Prague in 4 hours 4 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Linz to Prague? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 6 hours 54 minutes to travel the 124 miles (200 km) from Linz to Prague by train, although you can get there in as little as 4 hours 4 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 15 trains per day running on this route. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You can travel with ÖBB trains during your journey, as they are the main operator of services on this route.

Train tickets from Linz to Prague start from €19.90 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Prague? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Linz to Prague by train

It takes an average of 6h 54m to travel from Linz to Prague by train, over a distance of around 124 miles (200 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Linz to Prague and tickets for this journey start from €19.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 4m
PriceFrom €19.90
Distance124 miles (200 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train06:52
Last train23:19
Departure stationLinz
Arrival stationPrague
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsÖBB, Flixbus

Linz to Prague train times

Check out the next trains departing from Linz to Prague for mardi 2 novembre 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:35 11:33 4h 58m, 1 change
08:16 14:13 5h 57m, 1 change
08:35 13:33 4h 58m, 2 changes
08:35 14:36 6h 1m, 1 change
10:54 15:02 4h 8m, direct
12:35 17:33 4h 58m, 1 change
14:54 19:02 4h 8m, direct
16:35 21:33 4h 58m, 1 change
17:54 04:51 10h 57m, 4 changes
17:54 05:33 11h 39m, 1 change

ÖBB trains from Linz to Prague

You can travel from Linz to Prague on ÖBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Linz to Prague

The price of train tickets from Linz to Prague starts at €19.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Linz to Prague by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Linz to Prague? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Linz to Prague take?

The average journey time by train between Linz and Prague is 6 hours and 54 minutes, with around 15 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Linz and Prague by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Linz to Prague is 4 hours and 4 minutes.

How much does the train from Linz to Prague cost?

Train ticket prices from Linz to Prague can start from as little as €19.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Linz to Prague?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Linz to Prague without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Linz to Prague each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Linz to Prague leave?

The first train from Linz to Prague leaves at 06:52. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Linz to Prague leave?

The last train from Linz to Prague leaves at 23:19. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Linz and Prague by train?

Trains travelling from Linz to Prague cover a distance of around 124 miles (200 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Prague to Linz. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Linz to Prague.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Linz to Prague for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/02/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 10/29/2021 for travel on 10/29/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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