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.
This is the last train of the day.
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5 h 29 m
7 h 12 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||221 miles (357 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 1 min|
|Average train ticket price||$51 (€47)|
|Train frequency||4 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche 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.
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 (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:
Travel by train between Gießen, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open 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 8/8/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Gießen from Zurich.
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.
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