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from Zurich to Vienna

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

Our recommendation

To get from Zurich to Vienna on 29 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:59Zürich HB12h31 10:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
3 changes
£991One-way
Cheapest
21:59Zürich HB12h31 10:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
3 changes
£991One-way
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09:03Zürich HB8h27 17:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 changes
£1781One-way
13:03Zürich HB8h27 21:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 changes
£1781One-way
07:03Zürich HB8h27 15:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 changes
£1781One-way

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Fri
29 Oct
£88Deutsche Bahn
£96Flixbus
£223Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
30 Oct
£62Deutsche Bahn
£44Union Ivkoni International
£204Austrian Airlines
Sun
31 Oct
£79ÖBB | Nightjet
£49STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£204Swiss
Mon
1 Nov
£71Deutsche Bahn
£69Flixbus
£204Swiss
Tue
2 Nov
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£40Union Ivkoni International
£120Eurowings
Wed
3 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
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£137Eurowings
Thu
4 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
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£120Eurowings
Fri
5 Nov
£44Deutsche Bahn
£56Flixbus
£160Swiss
Sat
6 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£40Union Ivkoni International
£180Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
7 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn
£37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£159Austrian Airlines
Mon
8 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£38Flixbus
£172Austrian Airlines
Tue
9 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£39Union Ivkoni International
£120Eurowings
Wed
10 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
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£120Eurowings
Thu
11 Nov
£44Deutsche Bahn
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£120Eurowings
Fri
12 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£51Flixbus
£157Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
13 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£35Union Ivkoni International
£133Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
14 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£41STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£172Austrian Airlines
Mon
15 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
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£172Austrian Airlines
Tue
16 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£35Union Ivkoni International
£137Eurowings
Wed
17 Nov
£44ÖBB | Nightjet
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£120Eurowings

Travel Information from Zurich to Vienna

distanceDistance366 miles (591 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£41 - £339
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £41 • 14 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £339 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Austrian Airlines or ÖBB

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 366 miles (591 km) from Zurich to Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £41. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Austrian Airlines or ÖBB among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Zurich to Vienna.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Vienna, Austria if I’m coming from Zurich, Switzerland?

International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Vienna if travelling 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 measures do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Zurich and Vienna.

Are there restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Vienna, Austria due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Austria is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Vienna restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

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

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 23/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Vienna closer to your date of departure here.

How do you get from Zurich to Vienna?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Zurich and Vienna. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Vienna from Zurich?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Vienna, which costs on average £41.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Vienna:

A coach journey is usually £298 less than a journey to Vienna by plane, which costs on average £339 for the same trip.

A coach is about £30 less than a train, which costs on average £71 for this route.

What is the fastest way to get to Vienna from Zurich?

The quickest way to travel to Vienna from Zurich is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 14 h 50 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 50 min   on average.

How many miles from Zurich to Vienna would I travel?

The distance from Zurich to Vienna is approximately 366 miles (591 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Zurich to Vienna?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Vienna is:

  • 6 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Zurich to Vienna?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Zurich to Vienna:

  • Coaches from Zurich to Vienna most often leave from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and arrive in Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Flights mostly depart from Zurich Airport and arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Trains from Zurich to Vienna most often leave from Zürich HB and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
Which travel companies can take me from Zurich to Vienna?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zurich to Vienna, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Can take you to Vienna by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Zurich to Vienna for £41.
  • Travel with Austrian Airlines to go to Vienna by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Austrian Airlines Zurich to Vienna tickets on Omio for £339.
  • ÖBB can get you to Vienna by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with ÖBB from Zurich to Vienna for £71 on Omio.
Can I travel directly from Zurich to Vienna?

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

  • You can travel directly by coach with BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You can take a direct flight with Austrian Airlines or tab with direct flights per day.
  • You can take a direct train with ÖBB with 6 direct trains per day.

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 to Vienna from Zurich.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Zurich to Vienna?
Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Vienna often also extend their holiday to go to Prague, Budapest or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Vienna and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I buy Zurich to Vienna tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £41 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £339 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £71 one way.

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.