How to travel from Zurich to Villach

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Travel Information to Villach from Zurich

distanceDistance255 miles (411 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$40 - $108
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $40 (€35) • 8 h 4 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $108 (€93) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or EuroNight

Travel 255 miles (411 km) by bus, train or flight to Villach from Zurich. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or EuroNight among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Zurich to Villach.

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from Zurich to Villach

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

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Zurich to Villach is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best journey from Zurich to Villach with FlixBus, Deutsche Bahn and Eurowings. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Zurich to Villach travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel to Villach from Zurich.

        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.

        There are 3 travel options between Zurich and Villach. You can take a bus, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Villach is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $40 (€35) compared to other travel options to Villach:

        A train is $5 (€4) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Zurich to Villach costing on average $45 (€39).

        A train is $68 (€59) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $108 (€93) from Zurich to Villach.

        The fastest way to get to Villach from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

        Other travel options to Villach take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 15 h 25 min of travel time.

        Taking a train requires on average 8 h 4 min of travel time.

        Villach is approximately 255 miles (411 km) away from Zurich.

        The average frequency per day from Zurich to Villach is:

        • 1 bus per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Villach from Zurich as scheduled services by bus, train or flight 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 train from Zürich Hbf and arrive in Villach Hbf.

        The following travel companies offer services from Zurich to Villach:

        • FlixBus or Student Agency can take you to Villach by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Zurich to Villach for $45 (€39).
        • Travel with EuroNight, ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn to go to Villach by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ÖBB | Euro City (EC) Zurich to Villach tickets on Omio for $40 (€35).

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

        • You can find 1 direct bus per day to take to Villach with FlixBus.

        Direct services to Villach 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 journey.

        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 Venice, Vienna, Ljubljana, Udine 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!

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