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Train Information from Pforzheim to Zurich

distanceDistance105 miles (169 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price$39 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Pforzheim to Zurich cover the 105 miles (169 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 47 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $33 (€27), but the average price of train tickets is $39 (€31). Travelers depart most frequently from Pforzheim Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 105 miles (169 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Pforzheim and Zurich. Check the DB train schedule for your trip from Pforzheim to Zurich on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Pforzheim to Zurich you can pay as low as $33 (€27).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Pforzheim and Zurich due to the coronavirus:

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

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.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Pforzheim, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland allowed?

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

Is international entry into Zurich from Pforzheim restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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

The above information was last checked on 9/13/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Pforzheim and Zurich closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Pforzheim, 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?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 9/17/21. 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 do cheap train tickets from Pforzheim to Zurich cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Pforzheim to Zurich to cost as little as $33 (€27)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Pforzheim to Zurich?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Pforzheim to Zurich train price to come in at an average of $39 (€31)  one way.
How far is Pforzheim to Zurich by train?
The Pforzheim to Zurich train distance is approximately 105 miles (169 km).
What is the Pforzheim to Zurich train travel time?
On average the Pforzheim to Zurich train travel time is 3 h 47 min  for the 105 miles (169 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Pforzheim to Zurich, which train station in Pforzheim do I depart from and which train station in Zurich do I arrive in?

When departing from Pforzheim, you have various train station options to start your route from including Pforzheim Hbf, Pforzheim Maihälden and Pforzheim-Weißenstein. When arriving in Zurich, you can end your trip in train stations like Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.

Omio customers book a train from Pforzheim Hbf   to Zürich HB   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Pforzheim? Where is the train station in Zurich?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Pforzheim Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Zurich most often arrive at Zürich HB and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Pforzheim to Zurich?
If you're looking for trains from Pforzheim to Zurich, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Zurich. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Pforzheim to Zurich journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Pforzheim and Zurich?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Pforzheim to Zurich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Pforzheim to Zurich?
You can take the first train from Pforzheim to Zurich at 2: 36 PM. The last train from Pforzheim to Zurich that you can take departs at 8: 34 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Pforzheim to Zurich schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I buy train tickets from Pforzheim to Zurich to score the best deals?
If you purchase the Pforzheim to Zurich train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $39 (€31). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Pforzheim and Zurich. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Pforzheim
Zurich
Brötzingen Mitte
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Brötzingen Sandweg
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Pforzheim Hbf
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Pforzheim Maihälden
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Pforzheim-Weißenstein
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