There are 10 ways to get from Switzerland to Vienna by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Zurich  •  4 h 5 min

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

$85 - $274

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Bus Eurolines CH  •  13 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Vienna N391

$60 - $116

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Fly from Basel  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Vienna (VIE) BSL - VIE

$106 - $327

Fly from Geneva  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Vienna (VIE) GVA - VIE

$62 - $218

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Vienna (VIE) MXP - VIE

$108 - $255

Train to Altenrhein, fly  •  4 h 25 min

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

$168 - $1,038

Fly from Berne  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Berne (BRN) to Vienna (VIE) BRN - VIE

$173 - $1,127

Train  •  8 h 52 min

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

$129 - $215

Bus Vito Reisen & Transporte AG  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Vienna - Erdberg

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Vienna 456.8 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Vienna 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 Vienna is to fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 270 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Wien Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 52 min.

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The distance between Switzerland and Vienna is 631 km. The road distance is 730.9 km.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 8 h 52 min and costs SFr 120 - SFr 210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Switzerland to Vienna, including transfers.

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Switzerland to Vienna train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Vienna is to fly which takes 4 h 5 min and costs SFr 80 - SFr 270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 120 - SFr 210 and takes 8 h 52 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 12 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Switzerland to Vienna train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 394.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Switzerland and Vienna, 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 every 4 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $200 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
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
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Altenrhein to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Berne to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $140
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)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Rorschach
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Vienna is 731 km. It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to drive from Switzerland to Vienna.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 2051+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 18 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 20.

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