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 Zurich to Vienna will cost around £ 114 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 62.
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7 h 50 m
9 h 1 m
Trains per day
Of the 23 trains that leave Zurich for Vienna 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 1 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7 h 50 m .
The slowest trains will take 13 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.
|Distance||366 miles (591 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 53 min|
|Average train ticket price||£67 (€75)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | S-Bahn or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Zurich to Vienna cover the 366 miles (591 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 53 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | S-Bahn or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £53, but the average price of train tickets is £67. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
You can travel by train from Zurich to Vienna with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £53. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Zurich and Vienna in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your journey between Zurich and Vienna on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Zurich to Vienna is 366 miles (591 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Zurich and Vienna start at £53.
Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Operator ticket policies for COVID
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Vienna, Austria by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Austria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Vienna from Zurich as this information can change.
Return travel from Austria to Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 15/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Vienna.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Zürich HB to Wien Westbahnhof.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Zürich HB and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Vienna most often arrive at Wien Westbahnhof and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this train station to the city centre.
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