Cologne to Linz by train

  • First train
    04:18
  • Last train
    23:53
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 29m
  • Distance
    605 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    20
  • Avg. journey time
    11hr 9m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cologne to Linz by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Linz take around 6 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 605 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Linz.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Linz?

Journeys between Cologne and Linz usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Cologne to Linz every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

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

The Cologne to Linz train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Linz is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:18 and the last train is around 23:53. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Cologne 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 Cologne to Linz by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Linz?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Regional-Express
  • RegionalExpress
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionalzug
  • S-Bahn

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

Linz to Cologne by train

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Child and youth passengers

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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.

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