How to travel from Vienna to Winterthur

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Travel Information to Winterthur from Vienna

distanceDistance355 miles (573 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$42 - $61
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $42 (€38) • 12 h 57 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $56 (€50) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 355 miles (573 km) by bus, flight or train from Vienna to Winterthur. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $42 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Vienna to Winterthur.

Travel Tips: Travel from Vienna to Winterthur

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International travel from Vienna, Austria to Winterthur, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Austria?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Winterthur if traveling from Vienna?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What measures do I need to follow in Winterthur, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/23/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Vienna and Winterthur.

The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Vienna, Austria from Winterthur, Switzerland?

Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Vienna from Winterthur?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/23/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Vienna from Winterthur here.

There are 3 travel options from Vienna to Winterthur: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Winterthur is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $42 (€38) compared to other travel options to Winterthur:

Taking a train is about $19 (€17) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $61 (€55) for this journey.

Taking a train is usually $13 (€12) less than taking a flight to Winterthur, which costs on average $56 (€50) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Winterthur from Vienna is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Winterthur can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 15 h   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 12 h 57 min.

The Vienna to Winterthur distance is around 355 miles (573 km).

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Winterthur is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Winterthur from Vienna as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Vienna to Winterthur:

  • Buses mostly leave from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and tend to arrive in Winterthur, Lagerhausstrasse / Archstrasse.
  • Trains most often depart from Vienna at Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Winterthur at Winterthur Wülflingen.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Vienna to Winterthur:

  • You can go to Winterthur from Vienna by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $61 (€55) with Flixbus from Vienna to Winterthur on Omio.
  • You can go to Winterthur from Vienna by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $56 (€50) with easyJet from Vienna to Winterthur on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Vienna to Winterthur with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $42 (€38) with Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Winterthur.
Your trip from Vienna to Winterthur doesn't have to end in Winterthur. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Munich or Milan. If you’d like to add Zurich, Munich or Milan to your Vienna to Winterthur tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Winterthur today!

When planning your trip from Vienna to Winterthur, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $61 (€55) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $56 (€50) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $42 (€38) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Vienna to Winterthur online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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