Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Vienna

Showing times and prices for 29 Jan

Cheapest

£78

Average

£93

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 £ 93 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 78.

Cheapest
13:09Zürich HB8h21 21:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
2 changes
£781One-way
Cheapest
09:33Zürich HB7h57 17:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 changes
£781One-way
Cheapest
21:59Zürich HB12h31 10:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
2 changes
£781One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:08Zürich Stadelhofen10h22 13:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
4 changes
£1041One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:08Zürich Stadelhofen12h22 13:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
3 changes
£1041One-way

Train schedule Zurich to Vienna

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01:08Zürich Stadelhofen12h22 13:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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03:08Zürich Stadelhofen10h22 13:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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07:09Zürich HB8h21 15:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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09:33Zürich HB7h57 17:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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11:33Zürich HB7h57 19:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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13:09Zürich HB8h21 21:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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21:59Zürich HB12h31 10:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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Sat
29 Jan
£78Deutsche Bahn
£41Union Ivkoni International
£215Swiss
Sun
30 Jan
£52Deutsche Bahn
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£215Austrian Airlines
Mon
31 Jan
£52Deutsche Bahn
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£216Swiss
Tue
1 Feb
£43Deutsche Bahn
£38Union Ivkoni International
£215tab
Wed
2 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn
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£167tab
Thu
3 Feb
£41Deutsche Bahn
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£216Swiss
Fri
4 Feb
£43Deutsche Bahn
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£189Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
5 Feb
£35Deutsche Bahn
£38Union Ivkoni International
£183Swiss
Sun
6 Feb
£43Deutsche Bahn
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£183Swiss
Mon
7 Feb
£41Deutsche Bahn
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£183Austrian Airlines
Tue
8 Feb
£35Deutsche Bahn
£31Union Ivkoni International
£183Swiss
Wed
9 Feb
£35Deutsche Bahn
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£183Austrian Airlines
Thu
10 Feb
£41Deutsche Bahn
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£183tab
Fri
11 Feb
£35Deutsche Bahn
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£183Swiss
Sat
12 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn
£38Union Ivkoni International
£184Swiss
Sun
13 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn
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£183Austrian Airlines
Mon
14 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn
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£156Austrian Airlines
Tue
15 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn
£31Union Ivkoni International
£183Swiss
Wed
16 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn
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£157tab
Thu
17 Feb
£33Deutsche Bahn
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£157Swiss

Fastest train times from Zurich to Vienna

Showing times and prices for 29 Jan

Fastest Journey

7 h 57 m

Average

9 h 41 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

592 km

It's difficult to get from Zurich to Vienna without changing at least once.

Fastest
09:33Zürich HB7h57 17:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 changes
£781One-way
Fastest
11:33Zürich HB7h57 19:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 changes
£1041One-way
2nd Fastest
13:09Zürich HB8h21 21:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
2 changes
£781One-way
2nd Fastest
07:09Zürich HB8h21 15:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
2 changes
£1041One-way
03:08Zürich Stadelhofen10h22 13:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
4 changes
£1041One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Vienna

distanceDistance366 miles (591 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price£55 (€63)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB | 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 trip taking on average 7 h 57 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. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £55, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £33. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

Train companies: ÖBB and Deutsche Bahn trains Zurich to Vienna

You can travel by train to Vienna from Zurich with ÖBB and Deutsche Bahn for as low as £33. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

ÖBB
Deutsche Bahn

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

Save time and money by searching for and booking your ÖBB train to Vienna from Zurich online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest ÖBB train between Zurich and Vienna, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current ÖBB train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 366 miles (591 km) trip between Zurich and Vienna as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Vienna from Zurich, you can check straight away 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. Buy your official ÖBB Zurich to Vienna train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

    ÖBB has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your ÖBB tickets from Zurich to Vienna and when travelling by train:

    • 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 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 are the travel restrictions for Vienna, Austria if I'm coming from Zurich, Switzerland by train?

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

    Is international entry into Vienna from Zurich restricted?

    International entry 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?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
    • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

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

    The above information was last checked on 27/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Zurich to Vienna closer to your date of departure here.

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Vienna, Austria to Zurich, Switzerland?

    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:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
    • 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 20/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Vienna.

    How much do cheap train tickets between Zurich and Vienna cost?

    You can find a cheap train from Zurich to Vienna for some dates and times for as low as £33  one way in the next 7 days.

    How much is a train ticket from Zurich to Vienna?

    If you’re looking to book tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Zurich to Vienna train prices are on average £55  one way.

    What is the distance by train from Zurich to Vienna?

    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Zurich and Vienna via train to be approximately 366 miles (591 km).

    How long is the train journey from Zurich to Vienna?

    On average the Zurich to Vienna train time is 7 h 57 min  covering the 366 miles (591 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    When travelling by train from Zurich to Vienna, which train station in Zurich do I depart from and which train station in Vienna do I arrive in?

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Zürich HB   and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

    Where is the train station in Zurich? Where is the train station in Vienna?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Wien Westbahnhof and need to travel approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the train station to the city centre in Vienna.

    Which train providers should I travel with from Zurich to Vienna?

    When taking a train from Zurich to Vienna, you can count on ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | S-Bahn or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Vienna. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Zurich to Vienna and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    How many trains are there between Zurich and Vienna a day?

    The average number of trains departing Zurich for Vienna is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    What time is the earliest train from Zurich to Vienna? What time is the last train from Zurich to Vienna?

    The earliest train for this route departs from Zurich at 06: 09. The last train leaves from Zurich at 20: 59. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Zurich to Vienna and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    How far in advance should I purchase train tickets from Zurich to Vienna for the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets between Zurich and Vienna within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £55 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Zurich to Vienna a few months in advance.

    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 from Zurich to Vienna.