Gießen to Zurich train

Cheap train tickets from Gießen to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Aug 18

Cheapest

37

Average

45

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
04:55PMGießen5h29 10:24PMZurich
0 transfers
371One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
06:54PMGießen8h55 03:49AMZurich
0 transfers
531One-way

Train schedule from Gießen to Zurich

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Deutsche Bahn with connection
04:55PMGießen5h29 10:24PMZurich
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
06:54PMGießen8h55 03:49AMZurich
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Gießen to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Aug 18

Fastest Journey

5 h 29 m

Average

7 h 12 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

358 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Gießen for Zurich every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
04:55PMGießen5h29 10:24PMZurich
0 transfers
371One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
06:54PMGießen8h55 03:49AMZurich
0 transfers
531One-way

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Overview: Train from Gießen to Zurich

distanceDistance221 miles (357 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price$51 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Gießen to Zurich cover the 221 miles (357 km) long route taking on average 6 h 1 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $51 (€47), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $42 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Gießen and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Gießen to Zurich trains

You can travel by train to Zurich from Gießen with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $42 (€39). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Gießen to Zurich train.

Gießen to Zurich train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 54 min
  • Average Price: $42
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 8 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Gießen to Zurich

Travel by train to Zurich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Gießen to Zurich.
FAQs

Travel by train between Gießen, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Zurich from Gießen restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Gießen?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 8/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Gießen and Zurich closer to your date of departure here

Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Gießen from Zurich?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zurich?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Gießen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 8/8/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Gießen from Zurich.

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Gießen and Zurich for the next 7 days starting from $42 (€39)  one way.
The train price from Gießen to Zurich is on average $51 (€47)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The distance between Gießen and Zurich by train is approximately 221 miles (357 km).
The train time to Zurich from Gießen is on average 6 h 1 min  for the 221 miles (357 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Gießen to Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Gießen, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Gießen, Gießen Licher Str and Gießen Oswaldsgarten. When you arrive in Zurich, your train can arrive in train stations including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Gießen   to Zürich HB.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Gießen, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from the city center of Gießen. The most popular arrival train station in Zurich, called Zürich HB, is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from its city center.

When taking a train from Gießen to Zurich, you can count on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Zurich. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Gießen to Zurich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 4 trains a day from Gießen to Zurich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Gießen to Zurich train departs at 12: 23 PM   and the last train from Gießen to Zurich leaves at 11: 25 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Gießen to Zurich on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets to Zurich from Gießen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $51 (€47) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Gießen to Zurich a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Gießen
Zurich
Gießen is the most popular Gießen railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Gießen for your trip to Zurich.
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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