Vienna to Zurich Train

​The short and easy trip from Vienna to Zurich is a great option for travelers interested in discovering the best of Central Europe. We make it easy to discover the timetable and book tickets for trains from Vienna to Zurich. Furthermore, you'll never forget the views you'll enjoy on the train from Vienna to Zurich. Start your journey now!

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778 km

Travel time

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7h 50 min

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Vienna - Zurich Rail Route Map

Several companies offer a variety of domestic and international train routes in Europe, making trains an excellent way to travel between cities. Direct trains run between Vienna and Zurich throughout the morning peak period, lunchtime, and late afternoon.

​Tips to Buy Train Tickets

Plan and book in advance
  • Check out various dates and times for cheaper train tickets. There may still be a greater selection of discount tickets available at different dates and times, so keep an eye out.
Stay Flexible
  • 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.

Train Information & Route Details

Have a pleasant time on Vienna to Zurich high-speed train trip and enjoy beautiful changing panoramas. Book OBB Railjet train tickets if you’re looking for the fastest way to reach Zurich. The whole trip on Railjet takes 7 hours 50 minutes .

But do not worry, all trains are equipped with wonderful amenities to make your journey comfortable to the maximum degree. Remember that there are only 5 departures from Vienna, so check the detailed train schedule and book the best Vienna to Zurich train tickets with our services.

Vienna - 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 Vienna to 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.​

Vienna to Zurich Train Stations

The following information about train stations will help you plan your journey smoothly from Vienna to Zurich

Vienna Hauptbahnhof
Alfred-Adler-Straße 107, 1100, Vienna, Austria
Zurich Hauptbahnhof​
Bahnhofplatz 7, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland

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