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Overview: Train from Pforzheim to Zurich

distanceDistance105 miles (169 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$23 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Pforzheim to Zurich cover the 105 miles (169 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 15 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $23 (€21), but the average price of train tickets is $23 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Pforzheim Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Pforzheim to Zurich trains

You can travel by train to Zurich from Pforzheim with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $23 (€21). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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 Pforzheim to Zurich train.

Pforzheim to Zurich train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 1 min
  • Average Price: $23
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 4 a day

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Pforzheim and Zurich:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Pforzheim 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 Pforzheim to Zurich.

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Pforzheim and Zurich?

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

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Pforzheim?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/9/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Zurich from Pforzheim before traveling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Zurich to Pforzheim is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

What are the requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

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

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

Last checked on 5/15/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Pforzheim from Zurich here.

How much does a cheap train to Zurich from Pforzheim cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Zurich from Pforzheim for as low as $23 (€21)  for the next 7 days.

How much is the train from Pforzheim to Zurich on average?

The train price from Pforzheim to Zurich is on average $23 (€21)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

How many miles is it from Pforzheim to Zurich by train?

You should expect to travel around 105 miles (169 km)  between Pforzheim and Zurich by train.

How long is a train to Zurich from Pforzheim on average?

The train time to Zurich from Pforzheim is on average 7 h 15 min  for the 105 miles (169 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Pforzheim to Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Pforzheim goes to Zurich? What train station do I come into Zurich from Pforzheim?

When taking the train to Zurich from Pforzheim, you can choose to depart from train stations like Pforzheim Hbf, Pforzheim Maihälden and Pforzheim-Weißenstein. Your route can end in train stations such as Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Pforzheim Hbf   and arrive in Zürich HB.

Where do I find the Pforzheim train station to Zurich? Where is the Zurich train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Pforzheim Hbf, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center of Pforzheim.

The most popular arrival train station, Zürich HB, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center of Zurich.

Which train companies should I travel with from Pforzheim to Zurich?

Take the Pforzheim to Zurich train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Pforzheim and Zurich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services per day are there between Pforzheim and Zurich?

On average, there are 16 trains a day from Pforzheim to Zurich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Pforzheim to Zurich? When does the last train depart from Pforzheim to Zurich?

The first Pforzheim to Zurich train departs at 4: 41 AM   and the last train from Pforzheim to Zurich leaves at 9: 34 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Pforzheim to Zurich on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Pforzheim and Zurich for the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets from Pforzheim to Zurich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $23 (€21) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Pforzheim to Zurich a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Pforzheim Hbf is the most popular Pforzheim 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 Pforzheim for your trip to Zurich.