Salzburg to Zurich train

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Cheap train tickets from Salzburg to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Salzburg to Zurich is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
ÖBB
11:56AM5h24
Salzburg Hbf
05:20PMZürich Hbf
$961One-way
0 transfers
ÖBB
09:56AM5h24
Salzburg Hbf
03:20PMZürich Hbf
$1351One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
01:00PM5h27
Salzburg Hbf
06:27PMZürich Hbf
$1401One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
09:00AM5h27
Salzburg Hbf
02:27PMZürich Hbf
$1401One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
11:00AM5h27
Salzburg Hbf
04:27PMZürich Hbf
$1581One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Salzburg to Zurich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, July 22
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
09:00AM5h27
Salzburg Hbf
02:27PMZürich Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
09:00AM5h27
Salzburg Hbf
02:27PMZürich Hbf
1 transfer
ÖBB
09:56AM5h24
Salzburg Hbf
03:20PMZürich Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
11:00AM5h27
Salzburg Hbf
04:27PMZürich Hbf
1 transfer
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
11:00AM5h27
Salzburg Hbf
04:27PMZürich Hbf
1 transfer
ÖBB
11:56AM5h24
Salzburg Hbf
05:20PMZürich Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
01:00PM5h27
Salzburg Hbf
06:27PMZürich Hbf
1 transfer
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
01:00PM5h27
Salzburg Hbf
06:27PMZürich Hbf
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Salzburg to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Fastest Journey

5 h 24 m

Average

5 h 26 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

340 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Salzburg for Zurich every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
ÖBB
11:56AM5h24
Salzburg Hbf
05:20PMZürich Hbf
$961One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
ÖBB
09:56AM5h24
Salzburg Hbf
03:20PMZürich Hbf
$1351One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
01:00PM5h27
Salzburg Hbf
06:27PMZürich Hbf
$1401One-way
1 transfer
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
09:00AM5h27
Salzburg Hbf
02:27PMZürich Hbf
$1851One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
11:00AM5h27
Salzburg Hbf
04:27PMZürich Hbf
$1581One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Salzburg to Zurich

distanceDistance211 miles (340 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$111 (€96)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), EuroNight, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Railjet or Westbahn

Trains from Salzburg to Zurich cover the 211 miles (340 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 24 min with our travel partners like ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), EuroNight, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Railjet or Westbahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $111 (€96), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $40 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Zürich Hbf.

Train companies: ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB | Euro City (EC) from Salzburg to Zurich trains

You can travel by train between Salzburg and Zurich with ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB | Euro City (EC) for as low as $40 (€35). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

ÖBB is the national railway company of Austria, providing a comprehensive network of services throughout the country including trains to Zurich from Salzburg. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity Express (ICE) trains, EuroCity (EC) trains, InterCity (IC) trains, and Regional Express (REX) trains. ICE trains are the fastest, offering the most comfortable and luxurious travel experience, while EC trains are slightly slower but still offer a comfortable journey. IC trains are the most common, providing a reliable and affordable service, and REX trains are the slowest but offer the most frequent stops. ÖBB offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for ÖBB include Vienna to Salzburg, Vienna to Innsbruck, and Vienna to Graz.

ÖBB from Salzburg to Zurich train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 24 min
  • Cheapest Price: $40

FAQs: Trains from Salzburg to Zurich

FAQs: Travel by train from Salzburg 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 Salzburg to Zurich.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Salzburg to Zurich can start from as little as $40 (€35) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Salzburg to Zurich is $111 (€96); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Zurich from Salzburg is on average 5 h 24 min   for the 211 mile (340 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Salzburg and Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Salzburg to Zurich leaves at 7: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Salzburg to Zurich leaves at 8: 12 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Salzburg to Zurich without having to change trains with ÖBB or ÖBB | Railjet. There are 5 direct trains from Salzburg to Zurich each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Zurich. Take the fast train with ÖBB | Railjet from Salzburg to Zurich.
When taking a train from Salzburg to Zurich, you can count on ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), EuroNight, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Railjet or Westbahn for the best way to get you to Zurich. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Salzburg and Zurich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are night trains available from Salzburg to Zurich with EuroNight or ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Salzburg, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg, Hauptbahnhof (Südtiroler Platz) and Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt. When arriving in Zurich, you can end your trip in train stations like Zürich Hbf, Zurich Airport and Zürich Stadelhofen.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Salzburg Hbf, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Zürich Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Salzburg to Zurich is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Zurich from Salzburg including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Salzburg and Zurich

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The major railway station for departures from Salzburg is Salzburg Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Salzburg Hbf for your journey to Zurich from Salzburg.
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