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There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Perg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Linz Hbf

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Linz Industriezeile

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Train via Dornbirn

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Heerbrugg
  2. Take the train from Dornbirn to Linz Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Zürich to Perg

Fly to Linz

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Linz (LNZ)

Fly to Vienna, train

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Vienna (VIE)
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to St. Valentin

Fly to Munich, train

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC)
  2. Take the train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to St. Valentin

Zürich to Perg by train

The train journey time between Zürich and Perg is around 8h 9m and covers a distance of around 562 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and Austrian Railways (ÖBB), the Zürich to Perg train service departs from Zuerich Hb and arrives in Perg. Typically 38 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

38 Weekly Trains
8h 9m Average Duration
€168 Cheapest Price
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Yes, entry into Austria is currently allowed from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Perg is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Perg is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Perg is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, returning to Switzerland from Austria is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Perg is to bus which costs SFr 28 - SFr 35 and takes 10h 11m.

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The fastest way to get from Zürich to Perg is to drive. Taking this option will cost SFr 110 - SFr 170 and takes 5h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich station to Perg. However, there are services departing from Zurich Bus Station and arriving at Perg Herrenstraße via Linz Fernheizkraftwerk, Linz Europaplatz and Linz voestalpine/Kokerei Betriebsgelände. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Perg. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Perg via Linz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 9m.

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The distance between Zürich and Perg is 465 km. The road distance is 582.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Perg without a car is to train which takes 8h 9m and costs SFr 160 - SFr 290.

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It takes approximately 8h 9m to get from Zürich to Perg, including transfers.

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Zürich to Perg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich Bus Station.

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Zürich to Perg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Perg is to train which takes 8h 9m and costs SFr 160 - SFr 290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 28 - SFr 35 and takes 10h 11m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 150 - SFr 350 and takes 8h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Perg.
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  • Distance: 464.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 9m

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zuerich Hb to Linz Hbf 5 times a day. Tickets cost €160 - €290 and the journey takes 6h 34m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich Bus Station to Linz Industriezeile twice a week. Tickets cost €29 - €35 and the journey takes 8h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Linz via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Zurich to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €700
Flights from Zurich to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €900
Flights from Zurich to Linz via Munich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Zurich to Linz via Dresden, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €700
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €700
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €600
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €600
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €600
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €600
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €600
Train operators
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 Zuerich Hb to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€160 - €290
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Heerbrugg
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Dornbirn to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €80
Website
Railjet
Train from Flughafen Wien to St. Valentin
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
Train from Salzburg Hbf to St. Valentin
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Railjet
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Dornbirn to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Dornbirn to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to St. Valentin
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Linz Industriezeile
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Linz Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Zürich to Perg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Linz Industriezeile station.

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Zürich to Perg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Linz Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Perg is 583 km. It takes approximately 5h 30m to drive from Zürich to Perg.

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Swiss, Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Linz Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Perg. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 20.

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