Salzburg to Zurich Train

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5h 27 min

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Salzburg to Zurich Rail Route Map

Book a train ticket from Salzburg to Zurich to enjoy a memorable trip to the Swiss city. During the journey, passengers will not need to change at any points, and it will take about 5 hours 30 minutes on average. The train departs Salzburg Hauptbahnhof Station at 5:56 pm.

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  • Typically, railway operators release cheap train tickets at least two weeks before departure. Timetables are usually announced around 12 weeks in advance, as the schedules are usually set 12 weeks in advance.

Travelling from Salzburg to Zurich by train

Taking the train from Salzburg to Zurich is quite a treat. Railjet Xpress takes you over 470 km (292 mi) through Austria and Switzerland. Railjet Xpress is the fastest train.

In addition to providing free WiFi, WCs, a restaurant car, and onboard entertainment, OBB trains boast the utmost comfort and convenience, so you can choose the one that best suits you. Furthermore, we have an extensive timetable (the earliest departure at 5:56 pm), so you can select the one that best suits you.

Train Information & Route Details

Salzburg - Zurich Train Providers

ÖBB offers high-speed rail services in Austria with the Railjet trains. Since they were introduced a few years ago, these trains are comfortable, modern, and will take you wherever you need to go. Travel between the major cities of Austria on Prague to Vienna train, or venture further afield to neighboring countries like Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary, etc.
Get around Central Europe in style with RegioJet trains! In addition to being a delight to look at, these bright trains offer an impressive display of high performance and hard-to-match speed. The top speed of the Regional Jets is 200 km/h (124 mph), making them very fast. The RegioJet trains provide six types of travel classes, each offering different levels of comfort during the journey.

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Travel Classes Onboard Salzburg - Zurich Train

Economy Class Seat
Railjet train's simplest seating class is Economy. The coaches in this category are equipped with comfortable seats, folding tables, and footrests. Additionally, you will be offered free newspapers and WiFi. Other amenities include a playground for kids and amenities for travelers with special needs. You can buy food and drinks from the snack trolley or the restaurant cars. During the ticket purchase process, you can choose either a silent car or transport a bike.
1st Class Seat
In this travel class onboard the high-speed Prague to Vienna train you will find individually adjustable leather seats (2 by 1 configuration) with lots of legroom and folding tables. Wi-Fi, electric outlets, and newspaper service onboard Railjet trains are also at your disposal. Food and drinks from the restaurant menu are available for purchase and can be served at your seat as per your request. Facilities for passengers with special needs are provided.
​Business Class Seat
In this class of coach, passengers travel in modern coaches equipped with leather-covered adjustable seats, electrical outlets, and reading lights. There is free Wi-Fi as well as a newspaper service aboard Prague - Vienna trains. Customers can choose food and beverages from the restaurant menu to be served at their seats as they wish.​

Salzburg to V Train Stations

The following information about train stations will help you plan your journey smoothly from Salzburg - Zurich

Salzburg Hauptbahnhof
Südtiroler Pl. 7, 5020, Salzburg, Austria
Zurich Hauptbahnhof
Bahnhofplatz 7, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland

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