How to get from Zurich to Villach

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Travel Information to Villach from Zurich

distanceDistance255 miles (411 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£88 - £279
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £88 • 9 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £279 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight or train to travel 255 miles (411 km) between Zurich and Villach. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £88. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Zurich to Villach.

Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich to Villach

Travel to Villach 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 Villach.

International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Villach, Austria is: Fully open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Switzerland?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Villach if travelling from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Villach, 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 23/05/2022; 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 to Villach from Zurich.

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

Is my journey back to Zurich from Villach restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 23/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Villach closer to your date of departure here.

There are 2 travel options from Zurich to Villach: flight or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Villach. Tickets for a train cost on average £88.

This is compared to other travel options to Villach:

A train is about £191 less than a flight, which costs on average £279 for this route.

The fastest way to get to Villach from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Villach that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 10 min   on average.

The distance from Zurich to Villach is approximately 255 miles (411 km).

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

  • Most travellers take a train from Zürich HB to Villach Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by plane to Villach from Zurich with Lufthansa Cityline, and you can find Lufthansa Cityline Zurich to Villach tickets for £279 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Zurich to Villach with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £88 with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Villach.
Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Villach often also extend their holiday to go to Vienna, Salzburg or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Villach and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Zurich to Villach, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £279 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £88 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Villach tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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