The cheapest trains from Zurich to Vienna

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£62

Average

£114

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.

Cheapest
21:40Zürich HB9h50 07:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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£621One-way
2nd Cheapest
21:40Zürich HB10h10 07:50Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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£791One-way
2nd Cheapest
21:40Zürich HB9h50 07:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
2 changes
£791One-way
22:09Zürich HB13h21 11:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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£791One-way
16:40Zürich HB7h53 00:33Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
0 changes
£791One-way

Timetable Zurich to Vienna

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06:40Zürich HB7h50 14:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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07:03Zürich HB8h27 15:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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07:03Zürich HB8h27 15:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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07:03Zürich HB9h42 16:45Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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08:40Zürich HB7h50 16:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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09:03Zürich HB8h27 17:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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09:03Zürich HB8h27 17:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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09:03Zürich HB9h42 18:45Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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10:40Zürich HB7h50 18:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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11:03Zürich HB9h42 20:45Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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11:03Zürich HB8h27 19:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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11:03Zürich HB8h27 19:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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12:40Zürich HB7h50 20:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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13:03Zürich HB8h27 21:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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13:03Zürich HB10h02 23:05Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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13:03Zürich HB8h27 21:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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14:40Zürich HB7h50 22:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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16:40Zürich HB7h53 00:33Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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20:40Zürich HB10h25 07:05Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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21:40Zürich HB9h50 07:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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21:40Zürich HB10h10 07:50Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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21:40Zürich HB9h50 07:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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22:09Zürich HB13h21 11:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
17 Oct
£105ÖBB | Nightjet
£40STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£263Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
18 Oct
£62ÖBB | Nightjet
£51Flixbus
£239Swiss
Tue
19 Oct
£53ÖBB | Nightjet
£44Union Ivkoni International
£239Austrian Airlines
Wed
20 Oct
£70ÖBB | Nightjet
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£203Swiss
Thu
21 Oct
£70Deutsche Bahn
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£203Swiss
Fri
22 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
£60Flixbus
£203Swiss
Sat
23 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
£39Union Ivkoni International
£203Austrian Airlines
Sun
24 Oct
£62Deutsche Bahn
£49STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£203Austrian Airlines
Mon
25 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£42Flixbus
£203Austrian Airlines
Tue
26 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£32Union Ivkoni International
£171Austrian Airlines
Wed
27 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
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£171Austrian Airlines
Thu
28 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
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£172Austrian Airlines
Fri
29 Oct
£70Deutsche Bahn
£60Flixbus
£163Austrian Airlines
Sat
30 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£39Union Ivkoni International
£157Swiss
Sun
31 Oct
£70ÖBB | Nightjet
£40STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£171Swiss
Mon
1 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£64Flixbus
£171Swiss
Tue
2 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£32Union Ivkoni International
£119Eurowings
Wed
3 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
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£137Eurowings
Thu
4 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
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£119Eurowings
Fri
5 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£56Flixbus
£171Austrian Airlines
Sat
6 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn
£32Union Ivkoni International
£144Swiss

The fastest trains from Zurich to Vienna

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

7 h 50 m

Average

9 h 1 m

Trains per day

23

Distance

592 km

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.

Fastest
06:40Zürich HB7h50 14:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
0 changes
£1061One-way
Fastest
08:40Zürich HB7h50 16:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 changes
£1071One-way
Fastest
14:40Zürich HB7h50 22:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
0 changes
£1071One-way
Fastest
10:40Zürich HB7h50 18:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
0 changes
£1071One-way
Fastest
12:40Zürich HB7h50 20:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
0 changes
£1071One-way

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Train Information to Vienna from Zurich

distanceDistance366 miles (591 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£67 (€75)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | 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.

Train companies

Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Vienna

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

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

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Zurich to Vienna
Travel by train to Vienna 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 Vienna.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Zurich and Vienna?

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

Can I enter Austria from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travellers in Austria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

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.

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

Return travel from Austria to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Zurich from Vienna?

Entry into Switzerland 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

What is the cost of cheap trains to Vienna from Zurich?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Zurich and Vienna for the next 7 days starting from £53  one way.
How much is a train ticket from Zurich to Vienna?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Zurich and Vienna is £67  one way.
How many miles is it from Zurich to Vienna by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Vienna from Zurich via train to be approximately 366 miles (591 km).
How long is the train journey from Zurich to Vienna?
The train time from Zurich to Vienna is on average 7 h 53 min  for the 366 miles (591 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Vienna from Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Zurich goes to Vienna? Which train station do I come into Vienna from Zurich?

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

Where do I find the Zurich train station to Vienna? Where is the Vienna train station?

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.

Which train providers can take me between Zurich and Vienna?
For the trip from Zurich to Vienna you can take a train with ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | S-Bahn or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Vienna from Zurich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any direct trains between Zurich and Vienna?
Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day between Zurich and Vienna. If you’re looking for a direct train from Zurich to Vienna, consider travelling with ÖBB. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many trains per day are there from Zurich to Vienna?
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Zurich to Vienna. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Zurich to Vienna? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Zurich to Vienna leaves at 05: 03. The last train departing from Zurich to Vienna leaves at 20: 40. You can find the latest Zurich to Vienna train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Vienna from Zurich for the best deals?
You can find a train between Zurich and Vienna to cost on average £67 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 Zurich to Vienna train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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