Vienna to St. Gallen by train

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    20:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 34m
  • Distance
    528 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    7
  • Avg. journey time
    10hr 5m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Vienna to St. Gallen by train

Fast trains from Vienna to St. Gallen take around 7 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 528 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Vienna and St. Gallen.

1. Are there direct trains from Vienna to St. Gallen?

Journeys between Vienna and St. Gallen usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 8 departures on the route from Vienna to St. Gallen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Vienna to St. Gallen?

The Vienna to St. Gallen train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Vienna to St. Gallen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to St. Gallen is usually scheduled to depart Vienna around 05:30 and the last train is around 20:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Vienna around 05:30, and the last at 19:55.

When to book Vienna to St. Gallen train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Vienna to St. Gallen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Vienna and St. Gallen?

More than one train company operates on the route from Vienna to St. Gallen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Alex
  • Euro City
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Inter City
  • Inter Regio
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Railjet Xpress
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express
  • S Bahn
  • S-Bahn
  • Suburban train

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.