How to get from Zurich to Vienna

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from Zurich to Vienna

You can get from Zurich to Vienna by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Zurich to Vienna on 10 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:40Zürich HB8h00 18:40Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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£1041One-way
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20:50Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai19h00 15:50Vienna
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£581One-way
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12:40Zürich HB8h00 20:40Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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£1041One-way
13:33Zürich HB8h07 21:40Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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£1061One-way
11:33Zürich HB8h07 19:40Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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£1581One-way

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Travel Information from Zurich to Vienna

distanceDistance366 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£48 - £216
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £48 • 11 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £216 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International, Lot Polish Airlines or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 366 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Zurich to Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £48. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Union Ivkoni International, Lot Polish Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Zurich to Vienna.

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FAQs

Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Vienna, Austria is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Vienna from Zurich restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Vienna, Austria from Zurich?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Vienna, Austria?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Zurich and Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Austria is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, Switzerland from Vienna, Austria?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Zurich from Vienna?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 03/08/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Zurich from Vienna here.

You can travel to Vienna from Zurich 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Vienna, which costs on average £48.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Vienna:

A coach is generally £168 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £216 from Zurich to Vienna.

A coach is £118 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Zurich to Vienna costing on average £166.

The quickest way to travel from Zurich to Vienna is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 11 h   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 50 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 366 miles from Zurich to Vienna.

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Vienna is:

  • 4 coaches per day.
  • 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Zurich and Vienna as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Zurich to Vienna:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Zurich to Vienna depart from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) to Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Zurich Airport and arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Zurich to Vienna depart from Zürich HB to Wien Westbahnhof.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zurich to Vienna:

  • You can go to Vienna from Zurich by coach with Union Ivkoni International. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £48 with Union Ivkoni International from Zurich to Vienna on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Zurich and Vienna with Lot Polish Airlines, and you can find Lot Polish Airlines Zurich to Vienna tickets for £216 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Zurich to Vienna with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £166 with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Vienna.

Yes, there are direct services available from Zurich to Vienna with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You can take a direct flight with Austrian Airlines with direct flights per day.
  • You'll find 5 direct trains per day with ÖBB.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Vienna as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Zurich and Vienna.

Looking to extend your trip from Zurich to Vienna? Many Omio customers who go from Zurich to Vienna usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Prague, Budapest or Munich. If you're looking to explore Prague, Budapest or Munich from Vienna, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip between Zurich and Vienna, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £48 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £216 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £166 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Vienna from Zurich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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