There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Zürich by plane, train, bus, night train, night bus 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 to Zurich  •  4 h 10 min

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

$83 - $272

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the night bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Zurich N391

$43 - $78

6 alternative options

Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Basel (BSL) VIE - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$135 - $387

Fly to Altenrhein, train  •  5 h 56 min

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

$196 - $1,094

Train  •  7 h 50 min

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

$120 - $200

Bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Zürich

$55 - $80

Night train  •  8 h 55 min

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

$130 - $220

Drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Zürich 456.9 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Zürich is to night bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Zürich is to fly which costs 70€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Zürich is 592 km. The road distance is 731 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Vienna to Zürich, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wien and arriving at Zürich. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Zürich HB. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Zürich is 731 km. It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to drive from Vienna to Zürich.

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  • Distance: 369.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

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

Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Vienna to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Zürich 3 times a day. Tickets cost $120 - $200 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Vienna to Altenrhein
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Wien to Zürich
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
Vito Reisen & Transporte AG
Phone
+41 52 624 40 00
Website
vito-reisen.ch
Bus from Vienna - Erdberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vito-reisen.ch
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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