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Trip Vienna Zurich

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Vienna (Austria) to Zurich

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We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Vienna Zurich. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Vienna-Zurich

For your trip from Vienna (Vienna, Austria) to Zurich (Switzerland) with a distance of 368 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Vienna Zurich is a direct bound.
Trains Railjet (RJ) of ÖBB or MÁV to Zurich leave from Wien Westbahnhof railway station in Vienna. Arrival in Zurich will take place at Zurich HB station (0.6 mi from the city centre).
The direct flight Vienna > Zurich will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Vienna and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport, 11.2 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Zurich (Zurich airport, IATA code: ZRH) operated by Niki Airlines, Korean Air Lines, Austrian Airlines or Swiss International Airlines.
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Vienna-Zurich that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of Eurolines CH in Vienna. The bus will drop you off at Zurich bus station (1.2 mi from Zurich, Switzerland). Please make sure to show up on time at (VIB) Vienna International Busterminal bus station (0.1 mi from Vienna) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Zurich.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Munich-Zurich will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Vienna and Zurich?

Railway companies
MÁV provides a rail connection Vienna-Zurich with the train from Wien Westbahnhof railway station (1.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Zurich HB at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
SBB CFF FFS transports passengers on a rail line from Sargans to Zurich with the train InterCity (IC) which leaves Sargans station to arrive at Zurich HB railway station ( Switzerland)
WestBahn operates the train journey Vienna-Sankt Polten with the train WB from Wien Hütteldorf railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of St. Pölten Hauptbahnhof at arrival (0.2 mi from centre)
ÖBB provides a rail connection from Vienna to Zurich with the train Railjet (RJ) which leaves Wien Westbahnhof station to arrive at Zurich HB railway station ( Switzerland)
Deutsche Bahn transports passengers on the rail lines Vienna-Munich with the train IC/EC 62 from Wien Westbahnhof railway station (1.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of München Hbf at arrival (1 mi from centre) and from Munich to Zurich with the train IC 88 which leaves München Hbf station to arrive at Zurich HB railway station ( Switzerland)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Munich-Zurich (151.6 mi)
Airlines
Germanwings carries out a flight from Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport situated 11.2 mi away from the city centre of Vienna to Stuttgart (arrival at Echterdingen STR airport)
Swiss International Airlines flies on the route from Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport (located 11.2 mi from Vienna, Austria) to Zurich (serving Zurich ZRH airport)
Niki Airlines schedules the flight from Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport situated 11.2 mi away from the city centre of Vienna to Zurich (arrival at Zurich ZRH airport)
Lufthansa ensures the flight routes from Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport (located 11.2 mi from Vienna, Austria) to Munich (serving Franz Josef Strauss MUC airport) and from Franz Josef Strauss MUC airport situated 18 mi away from the city centre of Munich to Zurich (arrival at Zurich ZRH airport)
Korean Air Lines carries out a flight from Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport (located 11.2 mi from Vienna, Austria) to Zurich (serving Zurich ZRH airport)
Austrian Airlines flies on the route from Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport situated 11.2 mi away from the city centre of Vienna to Zurich (arrival at Zurich ZRH airport)
Bus companies
The bus company Hellö operates the intercity service from the bus station of (VIB) Vienna International Busterminal in Vienna and to the one of München - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) (Bavaria Germany)
FlixBus is the bus operator that allows to travel on the lines between the city of Vienna (serving (VIB) Vienna International Busterminal bus station at 0.1 mi from centre) and the city of Munich where the coach will drop you off at München - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) station situated at about 0.2 mi from Munich city centre. and from the bus station of München - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) in Munich and to the one of Zurich ( Switzerland)
The coach company Eurolines CH carries out the route between the city of Vienna (serving (VIB) Vienna International Busterminal bus station at 0.1 mi from centre) and the city of Zurich where the coach will drop you off at Zurich station situated at about 1.2 mi from Zurich city centre.
The network of IC Bus includes a coach line from the bus station of München - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) in Munich and to the one of Zurich ( Switzerland)

Stop cities from Vienna or cities to visit near Zurich

When travelling from Zurich to Vienna by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Innsbruck located at 134 mi from Zurich, Bregenz 58 mi away from Zurich, Sankt Polten situated at 35 mi from Vienna, Feldkirch at approximately 51 mi from Zurich (Austria) Sargans located at 49 mi from Zurich (Switzerland) Munich, Stuttgart 102 mi away from Zurich (Germany). If you have some time on your way to Zurich or back to Vienna, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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