How to travel from Zurich to Villach

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Travel Information to Villach from Zurich

distanceDistance255 miles (411 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$63 - $189
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $63 (€55) • 11 h 7 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $102 (€89) • 13 h 39 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Serbia or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 255 miles (411 km) to Villach from Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 13 h 39 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $63 (€55). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Air Serbia or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Villach.

FAQs: Travel from Zurich to Villach

FAQs: Travel to Villach 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 Zurich to Villach.

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Villach, 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 Villach 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 Villach, 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 5/17/23. 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 Villach.

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Austria is: Unrestricted.

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 5/25/23. 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 Zurich from Villach here.

There are 3 ways to travel between Zurich and Villach including taking a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Villach is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $63 (€55) compared to other travel options to Villach:

Taking a bus is about $125 (€109) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $189 (€164) for this trip.

Taking a bus is usually $39 (€34) less than taking a train to Villach, which costs on average $102 (€89) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Villach from Zurich is by train with an average travel time of 13 h 39 min.

Other travel options to Villach can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 11 h 7 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by flight can take 24 h 45 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Villach is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Zurich to Villach 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 Villach:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Villach, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers take a train from Zürich HB to Villach Hbf.

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

  • You can travel to Villach from Zurich by flight with Air Serbia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $189 (€164) with Air Serbia from Zurich to Villach.
  • You can go to Villach from Zurich by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $102 (€89) with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Villach on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Zurich to Villach don't make Villach their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Villach are Vienna, Salzburg or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Villach to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Zurich to Villach, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $63 (€55) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $189 (€164) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $102 (€89) one way.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Villach tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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