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.
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|Distance||366 miles (591 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 50 min|
|Average train ticket price||$104 (€99)|
|Train frequency||4 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | 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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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 by train between Zurich, Switzerland and Vienna, Austria is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted 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 10/3/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Vienna.
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.
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