The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Zurich to Vienna will cost around $ 127 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 81.
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7 h 50 m
8 h 42 m
Trains per day
Of the 13 train that leave Zurich for Vienna every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 592 km distance in an average of 8 h 42 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 7 h 50 m .
The slowest train will take 10 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
9 hours 17 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$86|
|Trains depart from:||Zurich|
|Trains arrive in:||Vienna|
|Train Companies:||ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | InterCity|
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.