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 230 km/h and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.
WESTbahn is Austria's first private long-distance rail company with trains running from Vienna to Salzburg via St. Pölten, Amstetten, Linz, Wels and Attnang-Puchheim. This route is one of the most important in Austria, covering a distance of around 250 km and a duration of about 2h 30m. The company offers many discounted fares, allows travel with pets and bicycles and has no baggage restrictions.
The average journey time between Linz and Wien Westbahnhof is 1 hour and 24 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 13 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 37 trains per day travelling from Linz to Wien Westbahnhof. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The first train from Linz to Wien Westbahnhof departs at 04:10. The last train from Linz to Wien Westbahnhof departs at 22:16. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Linz to Wien Westbahnhof without having to change trains. There are 16 direct trains from Linz to Wien Westbahnhof. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.