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.
The average ticket from Salzburg to Zurich will cost around $ 96 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 72.
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10 h 42 m
11 h 17 m
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It's difficult to get from Salzburg to Zurich without transferring at least 3 times.
|Distance||211 miles (340 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 57 min|
|Average train ticket price||$41 (€34)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)|
Trains from Salzburg to Zurich cover the 211 miles (340 km) long route taking on average 5 h 57 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC). Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $31 (€26), but the average price of train tickets is $41 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
Travel from Salzburg to Zurich from $31 (€26) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Zurich from Salzburg. 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, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train to Zurich from Salzburg:
Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Salzburg to Zurich as this information can change.
Return travel from Switzerland to Austria is: Partially open.
Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 12/1/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Salzburg from Zurich.
When taking a train from Salzburg, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof. When you arrive in Zurich, your train can arrive in train stations including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Salzburg Hbf, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Zürich HB, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city center.
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