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There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Nyon by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  4h 41m

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

SFr 87 - SFr 280

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Sankt Pölten  •  16h 4m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to St.Poelten Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sankt Pölten to Geneva 1921

SFr 59 - SFr 105

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Train  •  11h

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb Rjx / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lausanne Ic1 / ...

SFr 175 - SFr 336

Train via Morges  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb Rjx / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Morges Ic5

SFr 178 - SFr 341

Train, bus  •  18h 49m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Genève

Drive  •  9h 16m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Nyon 977.4 km

SFr 110 - SFr 170

Vienna to Nyon by train

The train journey time between Vienna and Nyon is around 11h 56m and covers a distance of around 1030 km. The fastest train normally takes 10h 54m. Operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Hungarian Railways (MÁV), Railjet and others, the Vienna to Nyon train service departs from Wien Hbf and arrives in Nyon. Typically 34 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
11h 56m
Fastest train time:
10h 54m
Trains per week:
34
Cheapest price:
SFr 178
Carbon emissions:
54 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:30
Last train departs at:
15:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vienna to Nyon train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Switzerland from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Austria

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Oberösterreich, Salzburg in Austria
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Austria: Oberösterreich, Salzburg
France: Bretagne, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Paris, Normandy, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Occitanie, Pays de la Loire, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Germany: Saxony, Thuringia
Italy: Campania, Apulia

This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, India, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, United Kingdom and Uruguay
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nyon is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nyon is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Nyon is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Nyon is to train and bus via Sankt Pölten which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 16h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Nyon is to fly which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Nyon. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Nyon via Zürich HB and Lausanne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h.

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It is 790 km from Vienna to Nyon. It is approximately 977.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Nyon without a car is to train which takes 11h and costs 150€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Vienna to Nyon, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Nyon is to fly which takes 4h 41m and costs 75€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 310€ and takes 11h.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Vienna to Nyon train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lausanne station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Nyon.
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  • Distance: 790 km
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Nyon, Switzerland?

Austrian Airlines, Swiss and Brussels Airlines fly from Vienna to Nyon every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Nyon via Zürich HB and Lausanne in around 11h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 650
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 440
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

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
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to St.Poelten Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 17
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 17
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Wien Hbf to St.Poelten Hbf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Railjet

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 St.Poelten Hbf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 23
Website
Railjet
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Morges
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to St. Pölten, Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 8
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
SFr 3 - SFr 6
1st Class
SFr 5 - SFr 8
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 8
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
SFr 3 - SFr 6
1st Class
SFr 5 - SFr 8
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sankt Pölten to Geneva
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Nyon is 977 km. It takes approximately 9h 16m to drive from Vienna to Nyon.

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Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Swiss offer flights from Vienna Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 218+ hotels available in Nyon. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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