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from Villach to Zurich

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

Our recommendation

To get from Villach to Zurich on Nov 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:50PMLjubljana Joze Pucnik Airport1h15 04:05PMZurich Airport
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$3151One-way
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02:50PMLjubljana Joze Pucnik Airport1h15 04:05PMZurich Airport
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$3151One-way
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10:50AMLjubljana Joze Pucnik Airport3h05 01:55PMZurich Airport
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$3771One-way
10:50AMLjubljana Joze Pucnik Airport4h10 03:00PMZurich Airport
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$3771One-way
07:05AMLjubljana Joze Pucnik Airport3h30 10:35AMZurich Airport
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$5031One-way

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland if I’m coming from Villach, Austria?

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

Can travelers from Austria enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Zurich from Villach?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Zurich, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 11/28/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Zurich from Villach.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Villach, Austria from Zurich, Switzerland due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Villach, Austria from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Villach, Austria from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Villach from Zurich?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Villach, 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 11/25/21. 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 Villach from Zurich here.

How do I get from Villach to Zurich?

There are 2 travel options from Villach to Zurich: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Villach to Zurich?

The cheapest way to get from Villach to Zurich is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $39 (€32) compared to other travel options to Zurich:

Taking a train is usually $91 (€75) less than taking a flight to Zurich, which costs on average $130 (€107) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Villach to Zurich?

The fastest way from Villach to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Zurich that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 4 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Villach to Zurich would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 255 miles (411 km) between Villach and Zurich.

When traveling to Zurich from Villach, what are the departure and arrival points in Villach and Zurich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Villach to Zurich:

  • Most travelers board their train from Villach Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
Which travel companies can get me from Villach to Zurich?

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

  • You can take a flight from Villach to Zurich with Swiss. Cheap tickets can be found for $130 (€107) with Swiss from Villach to Zurich.
  • You can go to Zurich from Villach by train with ÖBB | Nightjet. You'll see cheap train tickets for $39 (€32) with ÖBB | Nightjet from Villach to Zurich on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Villach to Zurich?

Yes, there are direct routes from Villach to Zurich with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Swiss.
  • You can travel directly by train with.

Direct services to Zurich tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Villach to Zurich?
Many of our customers traveling from Villach to Zurich don't make Zurich their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Zurich are Paris, Milan or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Zurich to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Villach to Zurich one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $130 (€107) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $39 (€32) one way on average.

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

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