Zurich to Vienna Train

​Relish the gems of Europe by taking an Zurich to Vienna train. Check out the schedule, tickets cost and book your trip now and enjoy the breathtaking scenery and amazing views!

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778 km

Travel time

Travel Time

7h 50min

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Zurich - Vienna Rail Route Map

Europe has a wide variety of train companies offering domestic and international routes, which makes trains a great means of transportation between cities. Vienna and Zurich offer direct train service in the morning peak period, at lunch, and in the late afternoon.

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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.
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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.

Train Information & Route Details

Traveling on Zurich to Vienna high-speed train presents a nice opportunity to behold majestic Swiss and Austrian scenery. Railjet high-speed train is ready to carry you through this picturesque route. OBB trains are a perfect option for those who want faster and comfortable connections. Departing from Zurich Hauptbahnhof, Rialjet train covers

the distance of 778 km (483 mi) between the two cities in 7 hours 50 minutes . Whichever you choose, all the trains are designed to give you a memorable experience. In total, there are up to 5 departures from Zurich, so book the best train tickets from Zurich to Vienna using our services.​

Zurich - Vienna 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 Zurich to Vienna 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.​

Zurich to Vienna Train Stations

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

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

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