778 km
Departure station:
Alfred-Adler-Straße 107, 1100, Vienna, Austria
Eichenstraße 25, 1120, Vienna, Austria
Arrival station:
Bahnhofplatz 7, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland
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Train type
Travel time
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High-speed train
7 hrs 50 min
Comfort night train
10 hrs 53 min

Have you ever dreamed of enjoying a train ride through the majestic mountains, watching picturesque and vivid landscapes passing by? When traveling from Vienna to Zurich, dreams come true! Whether you choose Railjet high-speed train or Nightjet overnight train, your journey will run through exciting Austrian mountains, boasting breathtaking sceneries. Both trains depart from Vienna Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Zurich Hauptbahnhof. While the night train covers the distance of 778 km (483 mi) in about 11 hours, Vienna to Zurich high-speed train does the same in approximately 8 hours. But both variants are to provide you with an unforgettable experience and high-class comfort onboard. In general, there are 6 departures from Vienna, so take your chance to book the best Vienna to Zurich train tickets with Rail Ninja.


How do I get from Vienna to Zurich by train?

It's very easy. If you decided to travel between the scenic cities by train, you need to go to either Vienna Hauptbahnhof or Vienna Meidling train station where you can catch a direct train to the historical city of Zurich.

Is there Wi-Fi available onboard a train from Vienna to Zurich?

There are high-speed Railjet and comfort night Nightjet trains serving the Vienna - Zurich railway line. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for passengers of the Railjet trains while, unfortunately, it's not available onboard the Nightjet trains just yet.

Timetable & Train information

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Shortest travel time:
7 hrs 50 min
Longest travel time:
10 hrs 53 min
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Vienna to Zurich Train Review & Rating

Great onboard amenities, clean and pleasant train

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