The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Zürich HB is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last train of the day.
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4 h 34 m
6 h 6 m
Trains per day
Of the 8 trains that leave Frankfurt (Main) Hbf for Zürich HB every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||188 miles (303 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 54 min|
|Average train ticket price||$28 (€26)|
|Train frequency||11 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express|
Trains from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Zürich HB cover the 188 miles (303 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 54 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $28 (€26), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and Zürich HB from $22 (€20). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Zürich HB train.
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Zürich HB train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel between Frankfurt (Main) Hbf, Germany and Zürich HB, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and Zürich HB as this information can change.
Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 11/6/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf from Zürich HB.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and arriving in Zürich HB.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Zürich HB most often arrive at Zürich HB and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from this train station to the city center.
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