There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Vitznau by train, bus, ferry, taxi, car or towncar

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

Train, line 2 bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Eurocity / ...
  2. 2

$29 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus, line 2 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. 2

$11 - $17

4 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  2 h 42 min

  1. 70
  2. 13-Y / ...

$39 - $65

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. 34.6 miles

$240 - $290

Drive  •  44 min

  1. 34.6 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  44 min

  1. 34.6 miles

$100 - $140

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)
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 Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
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 - $9
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
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Zürich to Brunnen Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
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
$16 - $24
Schedules at
lakelucerne.ch
Other operators
Uber Zürich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Zürich to Vitznau
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$100 - $140
UberBlack
$210 - $290
Taxi from Zürich to Vitznau
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$240 - $290
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Vitznau is 40 km. The road distance is 55 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Vitznau. 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.

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