Vienna to Zurich train

Thu, 18 Apr
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Cheap train tickets from Vienna to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Vienna to Zurich is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
ÖBB | Nightjet
21:3910h41
Vienna Hbf
08:20Zürich Hbf
£761One-way
0 changes
EuroNight
23:288h52
Vienna Hbf
08:20Zürich Hbf
£911One-way
0 changes
ÖBB
11:287h52
Vienna Hbf
19:20Zürich Hbf
£971One-way
1 change
ÖBB
15:288h44
Vienna Hbf
00:12Zürich Hbf
£1221One-way
0 changes
ÖBB
09:287h52
Vienna Hbf
17:20Zürich Hbf
£1251One-way
0 changes

Train timetableVienna to Zurich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 April
Deutsche Bahn
08:287h59
Vienna Hbf
16:27Zürich Hbf
1 change
ÖBB
08:287h59
Vienna Hbf
16:27Zürich Hbf
1 change
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
09:139h14
Vienna Hbf
18:27Zürich Hbf
2 changes
ÖBB
09:287h52
Vienna Hbf
17:20Zürich Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
10:287h59
Vienna Hbf
18:27Zürich Hbf
1 change
ÖBB
10:287h59
Vienna Hbf
18:27Zürich Hbf
1 change
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
11:139h14
Vienna Hbf
20:27Zürich Hbf
2 changes
ÖBB
11:287h52
Vienna Hbf
19:20Zürich Hbf
1 change
ÖBB
13:287h52
Vienna Hbf
21:20Zürich Hbf
0 changes
ÖBB
15:288h44
Vienna Hbf
00:12Zürich Hbf
0 changes
ÖBB | Nightjet
21:3910h41
Vienna Hbf
08:20Zürich Hbf
0 changes
EuroNight
23:288h52
Vienna Hbf
08:20Zürich Hbf
0 changes

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Train times from Vienna to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Fastest Journey

7 h 52 m

Average

8 h 31 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

592 km

Of the 12 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.

Fastest
ÖBB
09:287h52
Vienna Hbf
17:20Zürich Hbf
£1251One-way
0 changes
Fastest
ÖBB
11:287h52
Vienna Hbf
19:20Zürich Hbf
£971One-way
1 change
Fastest
ÖBB
13:287h52
Vienna Hbf
21:20Zürich Hbf
£1251One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:287h59
Vienna Hbf
16:27Zürich Hbf
£1321One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
10:287h59
Vienna Hbf
18:27Zürich Hbf
£1531One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Vienna to Zurich

distanceDistance366 miles
durationAverage train duration7 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£83 (€92)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB, ÖBB Nightjet, EuroNight, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | ICE

Trains from Vienna to Zurich cover the 366 miles long trip taking on average 7 h 52 min with our travel partners like ÖBB, ÖBB Nightjet, EuroNight, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | ICE. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £45, but the average price of train tickets is £83. Travellers depart most frequently from Vienna Hbf and arrive in Zürich Hbf.

Train companies: ÖBB, ÖBB Nightjet and Deutsche Bahn trains Vienna to Zurich

Buy your official ÖBB, ÖBB Nightjet and Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Vienna to Zurich from £37 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

ÖBB Railjet is a high-speed train service operated by the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB). It is one of the most popular train services in Austria, offering fast and comfortable journeys between major cities. The Railjet trains are modern and spacious, with comfortable seating, air-conditioning, and power sockets. There are three types of Railjet trains: the Railjet Comfort, the Railjet Business, and the Railjet First Class. The Comfort class offers standard seating, while the Business class offers more spacious seating and complimentary drinks and snacks. The First Class offers the most luxurious experience, with extra-wide seats, complimentary meals, and access to a private lounge. The Railjet service operates on several popular routes, including Vienna to Salzburg, Vienna to Innsbruck, and Vienna to Graz. Tickets can be purchased online or at the station, and there are several types of tickets available, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. With its modern trains, comfortable seating, and convenient ticketing options, ÖBB Railjet is the perfect way to explore Austria.

ÖBB | Railjet from Vienna to Zurich train information:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 52 min
  • Cheapest Price: £131
  • ÖBB | Railjet frequency: 5 a day

FAQs: Vienna to Zurich train

FAQs: Travel by train from Vienna 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
Cheap train tickets from Vienna to Zurich can start from as little as £45 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Vienna to Zurich is £83; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Vienna to Zurich is 7 h 52 min   to travel the 366 mile long trip, with around there are 5 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Vienna to Zurich leaves at 12: 28. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Vienna to Zurich leaves at 22: 28.
There are 5 trains a day from Vienna to Zurich which require at least one change with ÖBB, ÖBB Nightjet, EuroNight, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | ICE. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Vienna to Zurich with ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | ICE. Overall you can travel with the following companies: ÖBB, ÖBB Nightjet, EuroNight, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | ICE.
When taking a train from Vienna to Zurich, you can count on ÖBB, ÖBB Nightjet, EuroNight, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | ICE for the best way to get you to Zurich. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Vienna to Zurich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are night trains available from Vienna to Zurich with ÖBB Nightjet or EuroNight. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Vienna, you have various train station options to start your route from including Vienna Hbf, Vienna Airport and Vienna Westbahnhof. When arriving in Zurich, you can end your trip in train stations like Zürich Hbf, Zurich Airport and Zürich Stadelhofen.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Vienna Hbf, which is located around 2.9 miles (4.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Zürich Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Vienna to Zurich is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Vienna and Zurich including taking a coach, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Vienna and Zurich

Vienna
Zurich
Vienna Hbf is the most popular Vienna railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Vienna for your journey to Zurich.
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Phone Number
+43 51717
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 09: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat: 09: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Vienna Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S60, S80
Tram lines: 18, D, O
Bus lines: 13A, 69A, N66, VAL
Train lines: R, RJ, RJX, REX, EC, NJ, EN, ICE, IC
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Vienna, Central Station (Wiedner Gürtel)

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