Shortest travel time:
7 hrs 50 min
Longest travel time:
7 hrs 53 min
Lowest train ticket cost:
$71
Avg. daily departures:
5
Earliest departure:
06:40
Latest departure:
16:40
Zurich
778 km
Vienna

Zurich to Vienna Train Information

Have you ever dreamed of a train ride through majestic mountains watching picturesque and vivid landscapes? When traveling from Zurich to Vienna, 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 Zurich Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Vienna Hauptbahnhof. While the night train covers the distance of 778 km (483 mi) in about 11 hours, Zurich to Vienna high-speed train does the same in approximately 8 hours. But both variants are to provide you with an unforgettable experience in high-class comfort on board. In general, there are 6 departures from Zurich, so take your chance to book the best train tickets from Zurich to Vienna with Rail Ninja.

 

Is there a direct train from Zurich to Vienna?

Yes, there is. The Zurich - Vienna railway line is served by high-speed Railjet and Nightjeet trains, both can take you straight to the glorious capital of Austria.

Is there a night train from Zurich to Vienna?

Yes, the Nightjet train mentioned above is a comfort night train. It offers 1 daily departure, great onboard amenities, and 3 travel classes to choose from.

Zurich to Vienna Train Timetable

Train type
Fastest trip
Longest trip
Earliest
Latest
Departures
Morning trains
7 hrs 50 min
7 hrs 50 min
06:40
10:40
2
Afternoon trains
7 hrs 50 min
7 hrs 53 min
12:40
16:40
3

Trains on Zurich - Vienna Route

Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Departures
Rating
Railjet Xpress
High-speed train
7 hrs 50 min
$71
5
9.2 / 10 based on 36 reviews

Zurich to Vienna Train Review & Rating

All perfect, enjoyed the train ride

Alexander T. about traveling from Zurich to Vienna