How to travel from Zurich to Klagenfurt

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Travel Information between Zurich and Klagenfurt

distanceDistance275 miles (444 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $901
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 19 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $901 (€802) • 6 h
carriersPopular travel companiesAustrian Airlines or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 275 miles (444 km) from Zurich to Klagenfurt. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 6 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Austrian Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Klagenfurt.

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Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Klagenfurt, Austria is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Austria?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

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

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 3/8/23. 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 from Zurich to Klagenfurt.

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Austria is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Klagenfurt restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Zurich from Klagenfurt?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 3/22/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Klagenfurt closer to your date of departure here.

There are 3 ways to travel from Zurich to Klagenfurt including taking a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Klagenfurt is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€9) compared to other travel options to Klagenfurt:

A bus is $891 (€793) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Zurich to Klagenfurt costing on average $901 (€802).

Taking a bus is about $90 (€80) less than taking a train, which costs on average $100 (€89) for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Klagenfurt from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 6 h.

Other travel options to Klagenfurt can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Klagenfurt by bus can take on average 19 h 50 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 14 h 13 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 275 miles (444 km) between Zurich and Klagenfurt.

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Klagenfurt is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Klagenfurt from Zurich 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 when traveling from Zurich to Klagenfurt:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Klagenfurt, Hbf.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Zurich Airport to Klagenfurt Airport.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Zurich to Klagenfurt depart from Zürich HB to Klagenfurt Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zurich to Klagenfurt, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Austrian Airlines can get you to Klagenfurt by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Austrian Airlines from Zurich to Klagenfurt for $901 (€802) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Klagenfurt by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Klagenfurt tickets on Omio for $100 (€89).
Looking to extend your trip from Zurich to Klagenfurt? Many Omio customers who go from Zurich to Klagenfurt usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Graz or Munich. If you're looking to explore Vienna, Graz or Munich from Klagenfurt, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $10 (€9) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $901 (€802) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $100 (€89) one way.

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

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