Vienna to Zurich train

Cheap train tickets from Vienna to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Cheapest

60

Average

124

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
11:27PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h03 08:30AMZürich HB
0 transfers
601One-way
06:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h56 07:26AMZürich HB
4 transfers
801One-way
06:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h35 08:05AMZürich HB
3 transfers
801One-way
05:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h25 06:55AMZürich HB
5 transfers
991One-way
09:27PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)11h03 08:30AMZürich HB
0 transfers
991One-way

Train schedule from Vienna to Zurich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, October 5
10:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h57 06:27PMZürich HB
1 transfer
11:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h12 08:27PMZürich HB
2 transfers
11:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h55 07:25PMZürich HB
2 transfers
12:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h57 08:27PMZürich HB
1 transfer
01:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h12 10:27PMZürich HB
2 transfers
03:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h53 11:23PMZürich HB
0 transfers
05:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)14h11 07:26AMZürich HB
2 transfers
05:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)14h50 08:05AMZürich HB
1 transfer
05:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h25 06:55AMZürich HB
5 transfers
06:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h56 07:26AMZürich HB
4 transfers
06:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h35 08:05AMZürich HB
3 transfers
09:27PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)11h03 08:30AMZürich HB
0 transfers
11:27PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h03 08:30AMZürich HB
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Vienna to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Fastest Journey

7 h 53 m

Average

10 h 42 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

592 km

Of the 13 trains that leave Vienna for Zurich every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
03:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h53 11:23PMZürich HB
0 transfers
1181One-way
11:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h55 07:25PMZürich HB
2 transfers
1101One-way
12:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h57 08:27PMZürich HB
1 transfer
1801One-way
10:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h57 06:27PMZürich HB
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1801One-way
11:27PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h03 08:30AMZürich HB
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601One-way

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Overview: Train from Vienna to Zurich

distanceDistance366 miles (591 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$83 (€80)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Vienna to Zurich cover the 366 miles (591 km) long route taking on average 8 h 53 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $63 (€60), but the average price of train tickets is $83 (€80). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Zürich HB.

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

Find the best trains between Vienna and Zurich with Omio's travel partners ÖBB Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB from $63 (€60). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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ÖBB Nightjet

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Vienna to Zurich train.

  • Average Price: $73

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip to Zurich from Vienna by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

Are you making plans to travel between Vienna and Zurich? Why not take a train with ÖBB? Omio can show you current ÖBB train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Vienna to Zurich trains all in one place. On the ÖBB train, you can expect to travel 366 miles (591 km) from Vienna to Zurich. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Vienna and Zurich, you can quickly see if the ÖBB ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way ÖBB train between Vienna and Zurich, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

    It’s easy to book your ÖBB Nightjet train ticket from Vienna to Zurich online with Omio! Simply check the current ÖBB Nightjet train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Vienna and Zurich as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap ÖBB Nightjet train tickets online. Prices for ÖBB Nightjet trains to Zurich from Vienna start at $63 (€60) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 366 miles (591 km). If you search for ÖBB Nightjet trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the ÖBB Nightjet tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train to Zurich from Vienna. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Vienna to Zurich ÖBB Nightjet train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

    Trains from Vienna to Zurich: Journey Details

    Trains in Europe are a great way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering a variety of domestic and international routes. Direct trains from Vienna to Zurich take approximately 8 hours and run through the morning peak period, lunch-times and mid-afternoon. Other services run frequently throughout the day, between around 5:30 a.m. and just after 11:30 p.m., taking between 8.5 and 14 hours. Connections are made at Salzburg and Munich. Services use Austrian and German regional trains and operate seven days a week.

    Taking the Train from Vienna

    Trains from Vienna to Zurich depart from Vienna Hauptbahnhof, a modern station and a busy hub for Austria's international services. The station is well linked to the city's public transport network of Metro, buses, trams and light railway, giving easy access to all areas of the city, the airport and regional train stations. Numerous night buses run in Vienna and taxi ranks are located outside the station.

    Getting into Zurich by Train

    Sitting on the shores of beautiful Lake Zurich, the city has become a popular short break destination in recent years, with plenty of history, culture and outdoor activities to offer its visitors. Old Town Zurich is a pretty historical area, housing many of the city's galleries and museums. Zurich also makes an ideal base for Winter skiing holidays. Trains from Vienna to Zurich arrive at Zurich Hauptbahnhof, conveniently located in the Old Town centre, and an important hub for Zurich's efficient public transport network. This is made up of S-Bahn suburban trains, regional services, buses, cable cars, trams, ferries and instantly recognisable yellow Swiss Post Auto bus services. Zurich has an innovative and fully integrated system of fares and timetables, making travelling around the city easy for visitors. Night buses run on weekends and taxis are available at Zurich Hauptbahnhof.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Vienna to Zurich

    Travel Tips: Travel by train 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

    Travel between Vienna, Austria and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.

    Can I enter Switzerland from Austria?

    International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Vienna?

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

    All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask: Regional advice

    The information above was last checked on 10/3/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Vienna to Zurich as this information can change.

    The restriction level for your return train to Vienna, Austria from Zurich is: Unrestricted.

    Is my return train into Vienna from Zurich restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Zurich?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

    The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Recommended

    Last checked on 10/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Vienna from Zurich closer to your date of departure here here.

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Vienna to Zurich to cost as little as $63 (€60)  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Vienna to Zurich train price to come in at an average of $83 (€80)  one way.
    The Vienna to Zurich train distance is approximately 366 miles (591 km).
    On average the Vienna to Zurich train time is 8 h 53 min  covering the 366 miles (591 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    Some of the Vienna train stations to Zurich you can start your journey from include Wien Westbahnhof and Wien Franz-Josefs-Bahnhof. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Zurich include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof   and arriving in Zürich HB.

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and travel around 4.3 miles (7 km) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Zürich HB and need to travel approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the train station to the city center in Zurich.

    For the trip from Vienna to Zurich you can take a train with ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Vienna and Zurich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there are 4 direct trains per day from Vienna to Zurich. You can look to travel with EuroNight, ÖBB or ÖBB | Nightjet  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
    The average number of trains departing Vienna for Zurich is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the earliest train from Vienna to Zurich at 3: 15 PM   or take the last train from Vienna to Zurich leaving at 9: 27 PM. Look for the latest Vienna to Zurich train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Vienna to Zurich is on average $83 (€80) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Vienna and Zurich available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Vienna
    Zurich
    Wien Westbahnhof 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.

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