Mainz to Linz by train

  • First train
    04:33
  • Last train
    23:33
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 42m
  • Distance
    479 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    12
  • Avg. journey time
    14hr 26m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Mainz to Linz by train

Fast trains from Mainz to Linz take around 5 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 479 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Mainz and Linz.

1. Are there direct trains from Mainz to Linz?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Mainz to Linz every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 20 departures.

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

The Mainz to Linz train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Linz is usually scheduled to depart Mainz around 04:33 and the last train is around 23:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Mainz around 05:12, and the last at 23:47.

When to book Mainz 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 Mainz to Linz by train.

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Which train companies operate between Mainz and Linz?

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

  • Euro City
  • Euro Night
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Inter City
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Nahreisezug
  • Night Jet
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Railjet Xpress
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express
  • RegionalExpress
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionalzug
  • S Bahn
  • S-Bahn

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.