There are 9 ways to get from Zürich to Vienna by plane, train, bus, night train 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 Zurich to Vienna  •  3 h 58 min

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

$76 - $272

Cheapest option

Bus Eurolines CH  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Wien

$55 - $80

7 alternative options

Train to Basel, fly to Vienna  •  5 h 13 min

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

$139 - $386

Train to Altenrhein, fly to Vienna  •  5 h 46 min

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

$200 - $1,095

Fly Zurich to Graz, train  •  6 h 52 min

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

$141 - $409

Train  •  7 h 50 min

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

$120 - $210

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB 2-Y
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 036 / ...

$157 - $228

Night train  •  8 h 55 min

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

$130 - $230

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Vienna 456.8 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Vienna is to bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 80 and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Vienna is to fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 280.

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

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Zürich to Vienna, including transfers.

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

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What companies run services between Zürich, 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 twice daily. Tickets cost $120 - $210 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 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
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 Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
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 Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Altenrhein to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
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
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
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Wien
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 Zurich to Vienna - Erdberg
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vito-reisen.ch
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
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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