There are 10 ways to get from Zürich to Klagenfurt by plane, shuttle, train, 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.

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Fly to Ljubljana  •  4 h 51 min

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

$112 - $419

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Bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station X06 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Villach 944 / ...

$44 - $74

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Fly to Klagenfurt  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Klagenfurt (KLU) ZRH - KLU

$121 - $319

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Klagenfurt

$111 - $779

Fly to Graz, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Graz (GRZ) ZRH - GRZ
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof)

$149 - $409

Fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Zagreb (ZAG) ZRH - ZAG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana Airport
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Klagenfurt - Hauptbahnhof

$132 - $729

Train via Wörgl Hbf  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wörgl Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to Schwarzach-St.Veit Rex / ...
  3. Take the train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Klagenfurt Hbf Ic / ...

$105 - $178

Train  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Villach Hbf En

$102 - $166

Bus, train  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Salzburg
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Klagenfurt Hbf Ic / ...

$68 - $95

Drive  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Klagenfurt 415.5 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Klagenfurt. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Klagenfurt Hbf via Wörgl Hbf and Schwarzach-St.Veit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 36 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Klagenfurt is 444 km. The road distance is 664.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Klagenfurt without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Zürich to Klagenfurt, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Zürich to Klagenfurt is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 18 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 9 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Zürich to Klagenfurt train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Klagenfurt Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Klagenfurt is 665 km. It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to drive from Zürich to Klagenfurt.

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Adria Airways offers flights from Zurich Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Klagenfurt.
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  • Distance: 277.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

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

Adria Airways flies from Zürich to Klagenfurt 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Klagenfurt via Munich, Munich central bus station, Villach, and Villach Hbf in around 9 h 18 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Klagenfurt via Stuttgart, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to Schwarzach-St.Veit
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Schwarzach-St.Veit to Klagenfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Klagenfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Zürich HB to Wörgl Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$45 - $140
Private
$250 - $460
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $300
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Klagenfurt - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $120
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$11 - $35
Private
$45 - $120
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 Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Villach
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs .

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