The cheapest trains from Vienna to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Cheapest

£88

Average

£120

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Vienna to Zurich will cost around £ 120 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 88.

Cheapest
10:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h27 18:57Zürich HB
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£881One-way
Cheapest
08:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h27 16:57Zürich HB
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£881One-way
Cheapest
12:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h27 20:57Zürich HB
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£881One-way
Cheapest
18:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h56 07:26Zürich HB
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£881One-way
Cheapest
14:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h27 22:57Zürich HB
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£881One-way

Timetable Vienna to Zurich

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05:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h50 13:20Zürich HB
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06:50Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)10h07 16:57Zürich HB
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07:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h50 15:20Zürich HB
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08:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h27 16:57Zürich HB
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08:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h27 16:57Zürich HB
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09:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h42 18:57Zürich HB
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09:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h50 17:20Zürich HB
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09:55Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h27 18:22Zürich HB
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10:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h27 18:57Zürich HB
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10:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h52 18:22Zürich HB
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10:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h27 18:57Zürich HB
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11:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h42 20:57Zürich HB
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11:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h50 19:20Zürich HB
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12:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h27 20:57Zürich HB
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12:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h27 20:57Zürich HB
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13:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h42 22:57Zürich HB
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13:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h50 21:20Zürich HB
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14:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h27 22:57Zürich HB
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14:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h27 22:57Zürich HB
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15:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h50 23:20Zürich HB
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16:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h21 05:51Zürich HB
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16:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h12 05:42Zürich HB
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17:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h51 07:21Zürich HB
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17:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)14h21 07:51Zürich HB
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18:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h56 07:26Zürich HB
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24 Oct
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£872Austrian Airlines
Mon
25 Oct
£88Deutsche Bahn
£47Flixbus
£119Eurowings
Tue
26 Oct
£79Deutsche Bahn
£38Union Ivkoni International
£353Croatia Airlines
Wed
27 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
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£371Austrian Airlines
Thu
28 Oct
£62Deutsche Bahn
£41STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£333Austrian Airlines
Fri
29 Oct
£62Deutsche Bahn
£41STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£353Croatia Airlines
Sat
30 Oct
£49ÖBB | Nightjet
£38Union Ivkoni International
£394Austrian Airlines
Sun
31 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
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£450Austrian Airlines
Mon
1 Nov
£62Deutsche Bahn
£70Flixbus
£340Austrian Airlines
Wed
3 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
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£119Eurowings
Thu
4 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£41STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£119Eurowings
Fri
5 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£181Eurowings
Sat
6 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£49Flixbus
£225Croatia Airlines
Sun
7 Nov
£44Deutsche Bahn
£32Union Ivkoni International
£340Austrian Airlines
Mon
8 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£42Flixbus
£313Austrian Airlines
Wed
10 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
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£119Eurowings
Thu
11 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£119Eurowings
Fri
12 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£137Eurowings

The fastest trains from Vienna to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Fastest Journey

7 h 50 m

Average

9 h 30 m

Trains per day

25

Distance

592 km

Of the 25 trains that leave Vienna for Zurich every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 592 km distance in an average of 9 h 30 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7 h 50 m .

The slowest trains will take 14 h 21 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
13:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h50 21:20Zürich HB
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£1081One-way
Fastest
11:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h50 19:20Zürich HB
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£1081One-way
Fastest
07:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h50 15:20Zürich HB
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£1081One-way
Fastest
09:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h50 17:20Zürich HB
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£1081One-way
Fastest
15:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h50 23:20Zürich HB
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£1081One-way

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Train Information to Zurich from Vienna

distanceDistance366 miles (591 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£79 (€89)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | S-Bahn or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Vienna to Zurich cover the 366 miles (591 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 50 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | S-Bahn or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £79, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £49. Travellers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies

ÖBB Vienna – Zurich

Find the best trains between Vienna and Zurich with Omio's travel partners ÖBB from £49. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

ÖBB

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip from Vienna to Zurich by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

Looking to travel by train from Vienna to Zurich? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with ÖBB. Check Omio to see current ÖBB train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Vienna to Zurich train and book ÖBB tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Vienna to Zurich, you can expect to travel 366 miles (591 km) one-way with ÖBB. If you search for trains from Vienna to Zurich in the Omio app, you can check if the ÖBB ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with ÖBB, we do the work for you to get you safely to Zurich from Vienna. Book that perfect Vienna to Zurich train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with ÖBB!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by ÖBB when booking your train tickets between Vienna and Zurich due to the coronavirus:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • ÖBB has granted goodwill arrangements for tickets bought until March 15, 2020.
    • National ÖBB: Tickets valid until June 1, 2020, can be refunded as a voucher
    • International ÖBB: Ticket refunds depend on the current entry regulations set by the government of the destination country
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Vienna to Zurich
Travel by train 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 Vienna to Zurich.
FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Vienna, Austria to Zurich, Switzerland?

Travel by train between Vienna, Austria and Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Zurich from Vienna restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Vienna?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last checked on 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Vienna to Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Austria from Zurich, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Zurich to Vienna is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Austria from Switzerland?

Reentry to Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Zurich?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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

What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last verified on 20/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Zurich to Vienna train here.

What is the price of the cheapest train between Vienna and Zurich?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Vienna to Zurich for as low as £49  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Vienna to Zurich?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Vienna to Zurich is £79  one way.
How far is it from Vienna to Zurich by train?
You should expect to travel around 366 miles (591 km)  between Vienna and Zurich by train.
What is the average Vienna to Zurich train duration?
While the time it takes to travel 366 miles (591 km) between Vienna and Zurich can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Vienna to Zurich is on average 7 h 50 min.
Which train station from Vienna to Zurich do I depart from? Which Zurich train station from Vienna do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Wien Westbahnhof   to Zürich HB.

Where is the train station in Vienna to go to Zurich? Where is the train station in Zurich located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Zürich HB, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

What train providers offer a service between Vienna and Zurich?
When taking a train from Vienna to Zurich, you can count on ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | S-Bahn or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Zurich. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Vienna and Zurich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there from Vienna to Zurich?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Vienna to Zurich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Vienna to Zurich? What time is the last train from Vienna to Zurich?
The first train from Vienna to Zurich leaves at 06: 30   and the last train for this leaves at 17: 30. Omio shows you the latest train from Vienna to Zurich schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Vienna to Zurich to get the best deals?
You can find a train between Vienna and Zurich to cost on average £79 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Vienna to Zurich train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Zurich
The major railway station for departures from Vienna is Wien Westbahnhof. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Wien Westbahnhof for your trip from Vienna to Zurich.