Cheap train tickets from Salzburg to Zurich

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Cheapest

$72

Average

$96

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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07:56PMSalzburg Hbf11h59 07:55AMZürich Stadelhofen
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$721One-way
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07:56PMSalzburg Hbf11h29 07:25AMZürich Stadelhofen
4 changes
$721One-way
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06:56PMSalzburg Hbf10h59 05:55AMZürich Stadelhofen
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$1201One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:56PMSalzburg Hbf10h42 05:38AMZürich Stadelhofen
5 changes
$1201One-way

Train schedule from Salzburg to Zurich

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06:56PMSalzburg Hbf10h59 05:55AMZürich Stadelhofen
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06:56PMSalzburg Hbf10h42 05:38AMZürich Stadelhofen
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07:56PMSalzburg Hbf11h59 07:55AMZürich Stadelhofen
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07:56PMSalzburg Hbf11h29 07:25AMZürich Stadelhofen
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Dec 6
$31Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Dec 7
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Dec 8
$31Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Dec 9
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Dec 10
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Dec 11
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Dec 12
$31Deutsche Bahn with connection
$39Union Ivkoni International
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Dec 13
$31Deutsche Bahn
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Dec 14
$24Deutsche Bahn
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Dec 15
$24Deutsche Bahn
$31Union Ivkoni International
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Dec 16
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Dec 17
$31Deutsche Bahn
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Dec 18
$24Deutsche Bahn
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Dec 19
$31Deutsche Bahn
$35Union Ivkoni International
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Dec 20
$24Deutsche Bahn
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Dec 21
$24Deutsche Bahn
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Dec 22
$31Deutsche Bahn
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Dec 23
$42ÖBB
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Dec 24
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Dec 25
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Fastest train times from Salzburg to Zurich

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Fastest Journey

10 h 42 m

Average

11 h 17 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

340 km

It's difficult to get from Salzburg to Zurich without transferring at least 3 times.

Fastest
06:56PMSalzburg Hbf10h42 05:38AMZürich Stadelhofen
5 changes
$1201One-way
2nd Fastest
06:56PMSalzburg Hbf10h59 05:55AMZürich Stadelhofen
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$1201One-way
07:56PMSalzburg Hbf11h29 07:25AMZürich Stadelhofen
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$721One-way
07:56PMSalzburg Hbf11h59 07:55AMZürich Stadelhofen
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$721One-way

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Train Information from Salzburg to Zurich

distanceDistance211 miles (340 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price$41 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | 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.

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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:

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

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    FAQs
    Am I allowed to travel by train from Salzburg, Austria to Zurich, Switzerland?

    Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Switzerland from Austria?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Health declaration required
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

    All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    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.

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

    Return travel from Switzerland to Austria is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Salzburg from Zurich?

    Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

    What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

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

    • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    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.

    How much does a cheap train between Salzburg and Zurich cost?
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Salzburg and Zurich for the next 7 days starting from $31 (€26)  one way.
    How much is the train to Zurich from Salzburg on average?
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $41 (€34)  for a train ticket to Zurich from Salzburg.
    How far is it from Salzburg to Zurich by train?
    You should expect to travel around 211 miles (340 km)  from Salzburg to Zurich by train.
    How long is the train to Zurich from Salzburg?
    While the time it takes to travel 211 miles (340 km) from Salzburg to Zurich can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Salzburg to Zurich train journey time is on average 5 h 57 min.
    What train station in Salzburg goes to Zurich? What train station do I come into Zurich from Salzburg?

    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.

    Where is the train station in Salzburg to go to Zurich? Where is the train station in Zurich located?

    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.

    Which train providers can take me from Salzburg to Zurich?
    For the route from Salzburg to Zurich you can take a train with ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC). Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Salzburg to Zurich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many trains are there to Zurich from Salzburg a day?
    The average number of trains departing Salzburg for Zurich is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When is the earliest train from Salzburg to Zurich? When is the last train from Salzburg to Zurich?
    The earliest train departing from Salzburg to Zurich leaves at 5: 15 AM. The last train departing from Salzburg to Zurich leaves at 8: 15 PM. You can find the latest Salzburg to Zurich train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    When should I book the Salzburg to Zurich train for the best deals on tickets?
    The price of a one way train ticket from Salzburg to Zurich is on average $41 (€34) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Salzburg to Zurich available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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