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Train Information to Villach from Zurich

distanceDistance255 miles (411 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersÖBB | Nightjet or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)

Trains from Zurich to Villach cover the 255 miles (411 km) long route with our travel partners like ÖBB | Nightjet or ÖBB | Euro City (EC). There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Villach Hbf.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Zurich, Switzerland to Villach, Austria?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Villach, Austria by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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

All travelers in Austria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/1/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Zurich to Villach as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Villach, Austria?

The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Villach is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Zurich from Villach restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Villach closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is it from Zurich to Villach by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Zurich and Villach by train to be approximately 255 miles (411 km).
Which train station from Zurich to Villach do I depart from? Which Villach train station from Zurich do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Villach from Zurich, you can choose to depart from train stations like Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. Your route can end in train stations such as Villach Hbf, Villach Warmbad and Villach Hbf (Bussteige 1-4).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Zürich HB   and arrive in Villach Hbf.

Where do I find the Zurich train station to Villach? Where is the Villach train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Zürich HB, is located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center of Zurich.

The most popular arrival train station, Villach Hbf, is located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city center of Villach.

What train providers go from Zurich to Villach?
If you're looking for trains from Zurich to Villach, you can rely on ÖBB | Nightjet or ÖBB | Euro City (EC) to get you to Villach. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Zurich to Villach route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest train from Zurich to Villach? When is the last train from Zurich to Villach?
The first Zurich to Villach train departs at 8: 03 AM   and the last train from Zurich to Villach leaves at 7: 40 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Zurich to Villach on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Villach
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 Villach.