Zurich to Vienna train

Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Vienna

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Cheapest

90

Average

142

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
09:59PMZürich HB12h31 10:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
2 transfers
901One-way
01:33PMZürich HB7h57 09:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 transfer
1001One-way
10:35AMZürich HB7h55 06:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 transfer
1181One-way
12:35PMZürich HB7h55 08:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 transfer
1181One-way
07:33AMZürich HB7h57 03:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 transfer
1301One-way

Train schedule from Zurich to Vienna

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, October 5
07:33AMZürich HB7h57 03:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 transfer
09:33AMZürich HB7h57 05:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 transfer
10:35AMZürich HB7h55 06:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 transfer
11:33AMZürich HB7h57 07:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 transfer
11:33AMZürich HB9h12 08:45PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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11:33AMZürich HB7h57 07:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 transfer
12:35PMZürich HB7h55 08:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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01:33PMZürich HB7h57 09:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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01:33PMZürich HB7h57 09:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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01:33PMZürich HB9h32 11:05PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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09:59PMZürich HB12h31 10:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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Fastest train times from Zurich to Vienna

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Fastest Journey

7 h 55 m

Average

8 h 37 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

592 km

It's difficult to get from Zurich to Vienna without transferring at least once.

Fastest
10:35AMZürich HB7h55 06:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 transfer
1181One-way
Fastest
12:35PMZürich HB7h55 08:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 transfer
1181One-way
07:33AMZürich HB7h57 03:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 transfer
1301One-way
09:33AMZürich HB7h57 05:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 transfer
1301One-way
11:33AMZürich HB7h57 07:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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1801One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Vienna

distanceDistance366 miles (591 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price$104 (€99)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Vienna cover the 366 miles (591 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 50 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $104 (€99), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $63 (€60). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

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

Travel between Zurich and Vienna from $63 (€60) with Omio’s train partners ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB and Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

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Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB Nightjet

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

Find the perfect ÖBB train between Zurich and Vienna for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest ÖBB train schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Zurich to Vienna. You can also check relevant travel information for the ÖBB train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap ÖBB train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 366 miles (591 km) on this trip and your ÖBB Zurich to Vienna train ticket can cost as little as $124 (€118) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for ÖBB tickets between Zurich and Vienna in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official ÖBB train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

  • Average Price: $124

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 Zurich to Vienna train.

  • Average Price: $63

Are you making plans to travel to Vienna from Zurich? Why not take a train with ÖBB Nightjet? Omio can show you current ÖBB Nightjet train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Zurich to Vienna trains all in one place. On the ÖBB Nightjet train, you can expect to travel 366 miles (591 km) to Vienna from Zurich. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Vienna from Zurich, you can quickly see if the ÖBB Nightjet 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 Nightjet train to Vienna from 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!

    Train from Zurich to Vienna

    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.

    Here it goes directly to the travel details.

    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.

    Train from Zurich

    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.

    By train to Vienna

    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 Tips: Trains from Zurich to Vienna

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Vienna 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 Zurich to Vienna.
    FAQs

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

    Is international entry 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?

    Entry Requirements:

    • 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:

    • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Recommended

    The above information was 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

    Return travel from Austria to Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Zurich from Vienna?

    Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

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

    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Zurich to Vienna for the next 7 days starting from $63 (€60)  one way.
    The train price between Zurich and Vienna is on average $104 (€99)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Vienna from Zurich by train to be approximately 366 miles (591 km).
    The Zurich to Vienna train duration is on average 7 h 50 min, which is to be expected when traveling 366 miles (591 km) from Zurich to Vienna. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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

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

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Zürich HB and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Vienna most often arrive at Wien Westbahnhof and need to travel around 4.3 miles (7 km) from this train station to the city center.

    If you're looking for trains from Zurich to Vienna, you can rely on ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or Deutsche Bahn to get you to Vienna. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Zurich to Vienna route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 4 direct trains per day from Zurich to Vienna with ÖBB, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
    On average, there are 4 trains a day from Zurich to Vienna. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train departing from Zurich to Vienna leaves at 5: 33 AM. The last train departing from Zurich to Vienna leaves at 9: 37 PM. You can find the latest Zurich to Vienna train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    If you buy a train ticket from Zurich to Vienna within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $104 (€99) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Zurich and Vienna are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Zurich
    Vienna
    Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Vienna.

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