There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Vitznau by train, bus, ferry, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, line 2 bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Brunnen, Bahnhof to Vitznau, Unteraltdorf 2

$30 - $52

Cheapest option

Bus, line 2 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Brunnen Station
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Brunnen, Bahnhof to Vitznau, Station 2

$12 - $16

5 alternative options

Line 70 train, line 2 bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 70 train from Zürich HB to Rotkreuz 70
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Küssnacht am Rigi, Seilbahn to Vitznau, Station 2 / ...

$28 - $49

Train, ferry  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70
  2. Take the ferry from Luzern Bahnhofquai to Vitznau 13-Y / ...

$41 - $67

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zürich to Vitznau 34.6 miles

$240 - $300

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Vitznau 34.6 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  44 min

  1. Take an Uber from Zürich to Vitznau 34.6 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Vitznau is to drive which costs SFr 7 - SFr 11 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Vitznau is to taxi which costs SFr 230 - SFr 290 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Vitznau station. However, there are services departing from Zürich and arriving at Vitznau, Station via Brunnen, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Vitznau is 40 km. The road distance is 55.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Vitznau without a car is to train and line 2 bus which takes 1 h 52 min and costs SFr 28 - SFr 55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Zürich to Vitznau, including transfers.

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Zürich to Vitznau bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, depart from Zürich station.

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Zürich to Vitznau bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Vitznau, Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Vitznau is 55 km. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Zürich to Vitznau.

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There are 567+ hotels available in Vitznau. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Vitznau.
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  • Distance: 25 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Vitznau, Switzerland?

You can take a bus from Zürich to Vitznau via Brunnen Station and Brunnen, Bahnhof in around 2 h 13 min.

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. 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 Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Rotkreuz
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Brunnen, Bahnhof to Vitznau, Unteraltdorf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Küssnacht am Rigi, Seilbahn to Vitznau, Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Brunnen, Bahnhof to Vitznau, Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Zürich to Brunnen Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Ferry operators
Lake Lucerne Ferry
Phone
+41 (0)41 367 67 67
Email
info@lakelucerne.ch
Website
lakelucerne.ch
Ferry from Luzern Bahnhofquai to Vitznau
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
lakelucerne.ch
Other operators
Uber Zurich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Zürich to Vitznau
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $150
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uber.com
UberX
$100 - $150
Black
$210 - $290
Taxi from Zürich to Vitznau
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$240 - $300
Taxi 7x7
Phone
+41 44 777 77 77
Website
taxi7x7.ch
Taxi 444 AG
Phone
+41 44 444 44 44
Website
taxi444.ch
Taxi Frei AG
Phone
+41 44 363 22 66
Website
taxi-frei.ch

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