|Distance||366 miles (591 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 27 min|
|Average train ticket price||$83 (€69)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | S-Bahn or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Zurich to Vienna cover the 366 miles (591 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 27 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | S-Bahn 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 $56 (€47), but the average price of train tickets is $83 (€69). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
For as little as $56 (€47) you can travel by train from Zurich to Vienna with ÖBB and Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Zurich and Vienna. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train to Vienna from Zurich are the following:
The train connection from Zurich to Vienna is available to travelers several times a day. Also at night guests like to travel on this route in a comfortable sleeping car, as they are usually between 8 and 10 hours. The fastest connection is with the Railjet of ÖBB.
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Both Zurich and Vienna are popular travel destinations. In Switzerland, the lake on the doorstep offers many excursion possibilities and in the capital of Austria, historical and modern sights surprise the guests. Both cities offer travelers a unique culinary experience. During the day, the route between the two popular places is varied and entertaining because of the charming landscape.
Travelers can reach their destination by train, tram, bus, boat or aerial cableway from Zurich Central Station. Only one ticket for all means of transport is sufficient. This ticket is valid for a certain period of time within the zone of the ticket. The ten lines allow guests to travel by land and sea from the main train station to all districts of the city and across the lake. From the main train station, public transport for all guests is always a sightseeing tour.
The Zurich-Vienna train line takes travelers through the Ötztal valley, via Innsbruck, Salzburg and Linz to Vienna. The terminal station is usually the new Vienna Central Station.
The Vienna Central Station offers guests from all over the world many attractions. Local bars, boutiques, bank and post office counters are available for selection. Several subways, the cozy above-ground trams and buses drive through the whole city. The connection from the main train station to all districts and the surrounding area is excellent. Some trams run at 2-minute intervals during rush hours. travelers can reach the airport by train in 37 minutes. Mostviertel, Wachau and Waldviertel are on Vienna's doorstep. Bicycles can also be taken on most trains. Buses and trams in Vienna are mostly air-conditioned.
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Vienna, Austria by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Austria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 12/1/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Vienna from Zurich as this information can change.
Return travel from Austria to Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 11/29/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Vienna.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB and arriving in Wien Westbahnhof.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Zürich HB, is located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center of Zurich.
The most popular arrival train station, Wien Westbahnhof, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center of Vienna.
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