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Cheap train tickets and times from Vienna to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

7 h 52 m

Average

9 h 37 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

592 km

Cheap train tickets from Vienna to start from $51 with an average ticket price of $105.

The fastest train from Vienna to takes 7h 52m in comparison to an average duration of 9h 37m and covers a distance of 592 km.

8 trains that leave Vienna for every day with 5 travelling directly.

Cheapest
ÖBB | Nightjet
09:39PM13h19
Vienna Hbf
10:58AMZürich Hbf
$511One-way
0 transfers
EuroNight
11:28PM11h30
Vienna Hbf
10:58AMZürich Hbf
$1021One-way
0 transfers
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
09:13AM10h07
Vienna Hbf
07:20PMZürich Hbf
$1081One-way
3 transfers
ÖBB
08:28AM8h49
Vienna Hbf
05:17PMZürich Hbf
$1311One-way
3 transfers
ÖBB
03:28PM8h58
Vienna Hbf
12:26AMZürich Hbf
$1311One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Vienna to Zurich

distanceDistance366 miles (591 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price$110 (€96)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB, ÖBB Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, EuroNight, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | ICE

Trains from Vienna to Zurich cover the 366 miles (591 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 52 min with our travel partners like ÖBB, ÖBB Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, EuroNight, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | ICE. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $57 (€50), but the average price of train tickets is $110 (€96). Travelers depart most frequently from Vienna Hbf and arrive in Zürich Hbf.

Train companies: ÖBB, ÖBB Nightjet and Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Zurich trains

Find the best trains between Vienna and Zurich with Omio's travel partners ÖBB, ÖBB Nightjet and Deutsche Bahn from $57 (€50). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

ÖBB is the national railway company of Austria, providing a comprehensive network of services throughout the country including trains from Vienna to Zurich. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity Express (ICE) trains, EuroCity (EC) trains, InterCity (IC) trains, and Regional Express (REX) trains. ICE trains are the fastest, offering the most comfortable and luxurious travel experience, while EC trains are slightly slower but still offer a comfortable journey. IC trains are the most common, providing a reliable and affordable service, and REX trains are the slowest but offer the most frequent stops. ÖBB offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for ÖBB include Vienna to Salzburg, Vienna to Innsbruck, and Vienna to Graz.

ÖBB from Vienna to Zurich train information:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 52 min
  • Cheapest Price: $91

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Vienna to Zurich

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Vienna to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Vienna to Zurich

FAQs: Travel by train from Vienna to Zurich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Vienna to Zurich.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Vienna to Zurich can start from as little as $57 (€50) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Vienna to Zurich is $110 (€96); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Vienna to Zurich is on average 7 h 52 min   for the 366 mile (591 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Vienna and Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Vienna to Zurich leaves at 7: 28 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Vienna to Zurich leaves at 10: 28 PM.
Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day from Vienna to Zurich with ÖBB, ÖBB Nightjet, EuroNight or ÖBB | Railjet. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Vienna to Zurich with ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | ICE. Overall you can travel with the following companies: ÖBB, ÖBB Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, EuroNight, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | ICE.
Take the Vienna to Zurich train with ÖBB, ÖBB Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, EuroNight, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | ICE. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Vienna to Zurich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are night trains available from Vienna to Zurich with ÖBB Nightjet or EuroNight. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Vienna, you have various train station options to start your route from including Vienna Hbf, Vienna Airport and Vienna Westbahnhof. When arriving in Zurich, you can end your journey in train stations like Zürich Hbf, Zurich Airport and Zürich Stadelhofen.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Vienna Hbf, which is located around 2.9 miles (4.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Zürich Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Vienna to Zurich by train is August.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Vienna and Zurich including taking a bus, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Vienna and Zurich

Vienna
Zurich
Vienna Hbf is the most popular Vienna railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Vienna for your trip to Zurich.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+43 51717
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 09: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat: 09: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Vienna Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S60, S80
Tram lines: 18, D, O
Bus lines: 13A, 69A, N66, VAL
Train lines: R, RJ, RJX, REX, EC, NJ, EN, ICE, IC

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