How to travel from Villach to Zurich

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Travel Information between Villach and Zurich

distanceDistance255 miles (411 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$47 - $246
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $47 (€45) • 9 h 58 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $246 (€235) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 255 miles (411 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Zurich from Villach. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $47 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Villach to Zurich.

Travel Tips: Travel from Villach to Zurich

Travel Tips: Travel to Zurich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Villach to Zurich.

Travel from Villach, Austria to Zurich, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Zurich from Villach restricted?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Zurich from Villach closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Villach, Austria from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Switzerland?

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted 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: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Villach, Austria was last verified on 11/17/22. 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 Villach from Zurich.

There are 4 ways to get from Villach to Zurich: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Zurich from Villach is by taking a bus, which costs on average $47 (€45).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zurich:

A bus is $199 (€190) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Villach to Zurich costing on average $246 (€235).

A bus is generally $37 (€35) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $84 (€80) 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, traveling by bus can take you on average 9 h 58 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 8 h 4 min   on average.

The Villach to Zurich distance is around 255 miles (411 km).

The average frequency per day from Villach to Zurich is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 2 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Villach, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).
  • Trains from Villach to Zurich most often leave from Villach Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.

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

  • You can go to Zurich from Villach by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $47 (€45) with Flixbus from Villach to Zurich on Omio.
  • You can travel to Zurich from Villach by flight with Swiss. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $246 (€235) with Swiss from Villach to Zurich.
  • You can travel between Villach and Zurich by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $84 (€80) with Deutsche Bahn 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!

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:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $47 (€45) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $246 (€235) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $84 (€80) 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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