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Duration 10h 30m
Distance 754.4 km
Average price SFr 173
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Vienna and Birr takes 10h 30m and the fastest train takes 8h 51m. The train service runs several times per day from Vienna to Birr. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Feldkirch

  1. Wien Hbf
  2. Feldkirch
  3. Birr
9h 39m
SFr 116 - SFr 221

Vienna to Birr train times

Trains run every four hours between Vienna and Birr. The service departs Vienna at 17:30 in the afternoon, which arrives into Birr at 12:21. All services require a transfer, and take on average 10h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Birr. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Birr via Feldkirch, Zürich HB and Brugg AG. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 39m.

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The distance between Vienna and Birr is 616 km. The road distance is 754.4 km.

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Vienna to Birr train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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Vienna to Birr train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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There are 165+ hotels available in Birr. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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What companies run services between Vienna and Birr?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb 4 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 150 - SFr 200 and the journey takes 7h 50m. Railjet also services this route once daily.
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 200

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 200
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 170
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Feldkirch to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Railjet
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 150

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 150
Website
Railjet
Train from Wien Hbf to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 130
Website
Railjet
Train from Feldkirch to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 35
Website
Railjet

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