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Duration 7h 50m
Distance 731.5 km
Average price SFr 160
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The train between Vienna and Zürich takes 7h 50m. The train service runs several times per day from Vienna to Zürich. 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

  1. Wien Hbf
  2. Zürich
7h 50m
SFr 140 - SFr 200

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Vienna to Zürich? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Zuerich Hb. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 50m.

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The distance between Vienna and Zürich is 592 km. The road distance is 731.5 km.

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

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Vienna to Zürich train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zuerich Hb station.

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There are 595+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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What companies run services between Vienna and Zürich?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb 3 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 140 - SFr 200 and the journey takes 7h 50m. Hungarian Railways (MÁV) also services this route once daily.
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - 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
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 200
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 200
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Nightjet
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 90

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