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from Vienna to Zurich

You can get from Vienna to Zurich by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Vienna to Zurich on May 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h57 06:27PMZürich HB
2 changes
$1381One-way
Cheapest
03:45PMVienna16h50 08:35AMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
1 changes
$591One-way
Other options
08:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h57 04:27PMZürich HB
2 changes
$1381One-way
12:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h57 08:27PMZürich HB
2 changes
$1381One-way
09:30AMVienna International Airport5h55 03:25PMZurich Airport
1 changes
$1721One-way

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Fri
May 27
$123Deutsche Bahn
$52STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$153Air Baltic
Sat
May 28
$100Deutsche Bahn
$83Flixbus
$301Eurowings
Sun
May 29
$134ÖBB
$65Union Ivkoni International
$399Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
May 30
$100Deutsche Bahn
$64Flixbus
$457Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
May 31
$79Deutsche Bahn
$48STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$131Eurowings
Wed
Jun 1
$86Deutsche Bahn
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$233airmax
Thu
Jun 2
$86Deutsche Bahn
$48STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$199Eurowings
Fri
Jun 3
$135ÖBB
$52STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$230Austrian Airlines
Sat
Jun 4
$100Deutsche Bahn
$68Flixbus
$230Austrian Airlines
Sun
Jun 5
$79Deutsche Bahn
$51Union Ivkoni International
$230Austrian Airlines
Mon
Jun 6
$113Deutsche Bahn
$89Flixbus
$358Air Baltic
Tue
Jun 7
$57Deutsche Bahn
$48STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Wed
Jun 8
$45Deutsche Bahn
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$153Air Baltic
Thu
Jun 9
$57Deutsche Bahn
$48STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$199Eurowings
Fri
Jun 10
$68Deutsche Bahn
$48STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$153Eurowings
Sat
Jun 11
$43Deutsche Bahn
$60Flixbus
$268Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Jun 12
$132ÖBB
$58Union Ivkoni International
$232Austrian Airlines
Mon
Jun 13
$57Deutsche Bahn
$60Flixbus
$199Air Baltic
Tue
Jun 14
$43Deutsche Bahn
$48STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$176Tuifly
Wed
Jun 15
$50Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$153Eurowings

Travel Information from Vienna to Zurich

distanceDistance366 miles (591 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$42 - $120
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $42 (€38) • 7 h 57 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $120 (€108) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 366 miles (591 km) from Vienna to Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 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 trip are Union Ivkoni International, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Vienna to Zurich.

How to get from Vienna to Zürich

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Vienna to Zürich, 59,05% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Vienna to Zürich and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

Does Switzerland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Vienna to Zurich?

Travel from Vienna, Austria to Zurich, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Zurich from Vienna restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich, Switzerland from Vienna?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 5/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Zurich from Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Vienna, Austria from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Austria from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Austria?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Austria to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Vienna, Austria was last verified on 5/23/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Vienna from Zurich.

How do I reach Zurich from Vienna?

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

What is the cheapest way to go from Vienna to Zurich?

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

Taking a train is usually $8 (€7) less than taking a bus to Zurich, which costs on average $50 (€45) for the same trip.

A train is $78 (€70) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Vienna to Zurich costing on average $120 (€108).

What is the fastest way to travel to Zurich from Vienna?

The fastest way to get to Zurich from Vienna is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Zurich can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 10 h 1 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 57 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Vienna to Zurich?

The distance from Vienna to Zurich is approximately 366 miles (591 km).

How many services a day are there to Zurich from Vienna?

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Zurich is:

  • 5 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Vienna and in Zurich?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and tend to arrive in Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
  • Flights mostly depart from Vienna International Airport and arrive in Zurich Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Vienna at Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Zurich at Zürich HB.

Which travel companies can get me from Vienna to Zurich?

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

  • You can take a bus from Vienna to Zurich with Union Ivkoni International. Cheap tickets can be found for $50 (€45) with Union Ivkoni International from Vienna to Zurich.
  • You can go to Zurich from Vienna by plane with HOP! You'll see cheap plane tickets for $120 (€108) with HOP! From Vienna to Zurich on Omio.
  • You can travel between Vienna and Zurich by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $42 (€38) with Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Zurich.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Vienna to Zurich ends?

Looking to extend your trip from Vienna to Zurich? Many Omio customers who go from Vienna to Zurich usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you're looking to explore Paris, Milan or Munich from Zurich, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I buy tickets to Zurich from Vienna online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $50 (€45) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $120 (€108) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $42 (€38) one way.

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