Zurich to Vienna by train

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

To travel by train from Zurich in Switzerland to Vienna in Austria, use one of the frequent connections.

Your travel route could be like that.

593 km

[b]Your train tickets and reservations at the best price/fares.[/b] Scroll down, read the details and make use of the booking links.

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 Zurich to Vienna, 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

Vienna - Zurich

1 Zurich (Switzerland) - Vienna (Austria)

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

To travel from Zurich to Vienna 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.

The following links could be interesting for you.

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

night trains: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
NJ 467 Zurich - Vienna

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Vienna - Zurich

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