Vienna to Zurich by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Vienna to Zurich by train
Fast trains from Vienna to Zurich take around 7 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 590 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Vienna and Zurich.
1. Are there direct trains from Vienna to Zurich?
Direct trains from Vienna to Zurich have been found.
We usually find around 9 direct trains on the route from Vienna to Zurich every weekday.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Vienna to Zurich?
The Vienna to Zurich train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Vienna to Zurich train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Vienna around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:33.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Vienna to Zurich train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Vienna to Zurich are $31.92.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $103, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Vienna to Zurich train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Vienna to Zurich by train.
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Which train companies operate between Vienna and Zurich?
More than one train company operates on the route from Vienna to Zurich, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro Night
- Night Jet
- Night train
- Railjet Express
- Railjet Xpress
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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