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There are 3 ways to get from Zürich to Vorarlberg by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bludenz Rj / ...

$35 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Bregenz 283
  2. Take the train from Bregenz to Bludenz Rex / ...

$18 - $29

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Bludenz 99 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Vorarlberg is to drive which costs SFr 20 - SFr 30 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Vorarlberg is to drive which costs SFr 20 - SFr 30 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Bludenz. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Vorarlberg is 104 km. The road distance is 158.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Vorarlberg without a car is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 65.

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The train from Zürich HB to Bludenz takes 1 h 48 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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Zürich to Vorarlberg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bludenz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Vorarlberg is 158 km. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from Zürich to Vorarlberg.

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There are 1152+ hotels available in Vorarlberg. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 64.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Bludenz every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 48 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.

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Train from Zürich HB to Bludenz
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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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.

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Train from Bregenz to Bludenz
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$11 - $18
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Bus operators

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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+49 1807 123 99 123
Bus from Zurich to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12

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