If you plan to get to the Danube region in Upper Austria by car, coming from the direction of Munich or Regensburg, take the highways A1 (Salzburg - Linz) or A8 (Vienna - Linz), coming from direction Vienna take the A8 (Vienna - Linz) as well. If you want to travel toll-free, take the "Donauuferstraßen" which will lead you directly along the Danube and through the beautiful surroundings, starting in Passau.
Travellers arriving by train choose the train stations Passau, Linz or Amstetten on the western train trail. Cheap direct connections with a bicycle compartment and special offers for families start daily from Vienna (Franz-Josefs-train station) and travel to Passau (Information at erlebnisbahn.oebb.at/ahn or +43 664 617 80 36).
The "Donauuferbahn" brings its passengers to the Danube villages along the left banks of the Strudengau, or the "Mühlkreisautobahn" from Linz onwards into the "Mühlviertel".
Use the train as a comfortable way of arriving at the Danube, for example from Munich, Hamburg, Berlin, Stuttgart and Frankfurt.
Information centre Deutsche Bahn: 0800-1507090 ÖBB Information: CallCenter +43 (0)5-1717 (in all of Austria at local rate). Many hosts offer to pick up their guests at the train stations.
Distance in train-kilometres from Linz main train station: Munich 290 km, Hamburg 980 km, Leipzig 570 km, Prag 300 km, Budapest 460 km;
Linz has its own small airport, which is located only 13 km from the city centre of Upper Austrian's capital. Here you can find the routes and flight schedule of the airport.
Wurm & Köck offers a wide range of boat trips on the Danube between Passau and Vienna. You can easily check out the routes, schedules and prices.