Vienna to Zurich by train

Travel from Vienna (Austria) to Zurich (Switzerland) by train (593km): schedule and information to the train connection. Compare fares and buy your ticket.

To travel from Vienna to Zurich by train, read the following information. You find timetables and ticket prices online via our booking links.

Your travel route could be like that.

593 km

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How to use the following information: we show you the best routes and where to buy tickets. On longer routes you may need more than one ticket. Book your tickets step by step as explained. If you have questions about the route from Vienna to Zurich, please ask in our forum. Of course, sometimes there are as well other travel routes possible.

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connections : popular connections travelled by other users

Zurich - Vienna

1 Vienna (Austria) - Zurich (Switzerland)

1a Travelling from Vienna (Austria) to Zurich (Switzerland)

To travel from Vienna to Zurich by train, use one of the direct Railjet trains or the nightjet night train. There are at least four direct Railjet trains daily. The journey time is about 7:50 hours. Train tickets are available from 39 Euro, called "Sparschiene" (=saver price).
The direct nightjet train is a comfortable service to travel overnight and to save the costs for a hotel.

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train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Railjet (RJ)

night train: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
ÖBB nightjet NJ466 Vienna - Zurich

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Zurich - Vienna

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections. Deutsche Bahn

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