There are 8 ways to get from Switzerland to Austria by plane, train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Zurich to Vienna  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Vienna (VIE) ZRH - VIE

$84 - $273

Cheapest option

Bus Eurolines CH  •  13 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Vienna N391

$60 - $116

6 alternative options

Train to Altenrhein, fly to Vienna  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Rorschach
  2. Fly from Altenrhein (ACH) to Vienna (VIE) ACH - VIE

$168 - $1,038

Fly Zurich to Ljubljana  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU

$112 - $420

Train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wien Meidling Rj

$133 - $224

Bus Vito Reisen & Transporte AG  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Vienna - Erdberg

Night train  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Wien Meidling En / ...

$138 - $235

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Vienna 456.8 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Austria is to bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 120 and takes 13 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Austria is to fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs SFr 80 - SFr 270.

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The distance between Switzerland and Austria is 379 km. The road distance is 731 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Switzerland to Austria, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Austria. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Wien Mitte via Zürich HB and Wien Meidling. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between Switzerland and Austria?

Austrian Airlines, Swiss and two other airlines fly from Zürich to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Vienna twice daily. Tickets cost $120 - $200 and the journey takes 7 h 43 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Altenrhein to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Train operators
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Rorschach
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Rorschach
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Rorschach
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Vito Reisen & Transporte AG
Phone
+41 52 624 40 00
Website
vito-reisen.ch
Bus from Zurich to Vienna - Erdberg
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vito-reisen.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
11 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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