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Car Parking in Linz? We give you some free advice about parking rates, car parks and p+r locations around the city.

Parking in Linz

Linz is the third-largest city in Austria and is located in the north of the country, on the banks of the River Danube. It is the capital of the state of Upper Austria and has a population of approximately 204,000 people. The centre of LINZ is mainly a short term parking zone. Long term parking is only possible in the (multi-storey) car parks or on the free parking lots on the outskirts of the city. The parking rates are low.

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About Linz in Austria

Linz is the third-largest city in Austria and is located in the north of the country, on the banks of the River Danube. It is the capital of the state of Upper Austria and has a population of approximately 204,000 people.


City Centre
Pay Times
Charge and Stay
Monday to Friday
08:00 - 18:30
€ 2,00/hour
max. 1,5-3 hours
08:00 - 12:00
as above
Sunday/Public Holidays
Free parking
Parking shields inform you about the maximum stay in the city center.


Around the Central Railway station max. 30 minutes paid parking is set on Monday to Sunday from 08:00-18:30.


Parking is FREE on the following parking lots:
p-europeUrnenfriedhof (Freistädter Straße 143)
p-europe Heilham (Kreuzung Linke Brückenstraße/Ferihumerstraße 62)
p-europe Ebelsberg (Kremsmünsterer Straße 23)
p-europe Urfahraner Jahrmarktgelände (Ars-Electronica-Straße)
p-europe Stadtfriedhof St. Martin (Wiener Bundesstraße 105)
p-europeStadionparkplatz (Ziegeleistraße 65)


If you prefer long-term parking in the city center, the car parks are the best options. The parking rates are € 1.30 per 30 min. Special cheap rates apply for evening and overnight parking.

Popular Attractions in Linz

Here is a list of things to do in Linz, Austria:

  1. Ars Electronica Center
  2. Old Town
  3. Danube River promenade
  4. Lentos Art Museum
  5. Pöstlingberg hill
  6. Brucknerfest music festival
  7. Linz Castle
  8. Botanical Garden
  9. Museum of the History of Dentistry
  10. Linz Zoo
  11. Linzer Schlossberg
  12. St. Martin's Church
  13. Linz City Museum
  14. TipsArena
  15. Postlingbergbahn.

Events in Linz

Some of the biggest events in Linz :
  1. Ars Electronica Festival - This is a major international festival for art, technology, and society that takes place every year in September in Linz. It includes exhibitions, performances, and lectures by artists, scientists, and technologists from around the world.

  2. Pflasterspektakel - This is a street art festival that takes place annually in July in the Old Town of Linz. It features street performers, musicians, and artists from around the world.

  3. Linz Marathon - This is a popular running event that takes place annually in April. It includes a full marathon, a half marathon, and a 10k race through the streets of Linz.

  4. Crossing Europe Film Festival - This is a film festival that takes place annually in April in Linz. It features independent and innovative films from all over Europe.

  5. Linz Fest - This is a summer festival held in the Danube Park in Linz. It features live music, performances, food and drink stalls, and a fireworks display.

  6. Klangwolke - This is a major open-air multimedia event that takes place annually in September in Linz. It features a combination of music, lighting, and fireworks that tell a story and are synchronized with each other.

  7. International Brucknerfest - This is a classical music festival that takes place annually in September and October in Linz. It features performances by world-renowned orchestras and musicians.

Popular tourist Attractions in Linz

  1. Ars Electronica Center - This is a museum of the future that showcases cutting-edge technology and interactive exhibits. Visitors can explore the latest developments in science, art, and technology.

  2. Linz Castle - This is a medieval castle that dates back to the 13th century. It has been restored and now houses a museum that tells the history of the castle and the city of Linz.

  3. Lentos Art Museum - This is a modern art museum that features a wide range of contemporary art from Austria and around the world. The museum also has a great view of the Danube River.

  4. Pöstlingberg - This is a hill that overlooks the city of Linz and is home to the Pöstlingbergbahn, a historic tram that takes visitors to the top of the hill. At the top, visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of the city and visit the pilgrimage church.

  5. Danube Park - This is a beautiful park located on the banks of the Danube River. It's a great place to relax, go for a walk or a bike ride, and enjoy the scenery.

  6. Brucknerhaus - This is a concert hall that hosts classical music concerts and other cultural events. The hall is named after Anton Bruckner, a famous Austrian composer who was born in the nearby town of Ansfelden.

  7. St. Mary's Cathedral - This is the largest church in Austria and is known for its stunning Gothic architecture. The cathedral is located in the center of Linz and is a must-visit for architecture and history buffs.