The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Stuttgart to Zurich will cost around $ 52 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 28.
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Of the 51 train that leave Stuttgart for Zurich every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 164 km distance in an average of 3 h 53 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2 h 54 m .
The slowest train will take 9 h 9 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
4 hours 38 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$24|
|Trains depart from:||Stuttgart|
|Trains arrive in:||Zurich|
|Train Companies:||Deutsche Bahn|
The charming Swiss financial metropolis of Zurich can easily be reached by train from the German car capital Stuttgart in about 3 hours. There are several daily connections between the two cities. If you are in a hurry, get on a direct train, otherwise there are also alternatives with one or more changes on this route. Trips with intermediate stops usually last longer and can take up to 5 hours.
All connections on the Stuttgart - Zurich route are offered by Deutsche Bahn. The first train from Stuttgart to Zurich leaves Stuttgart Central Station just a few hours after midnight and arrives at Zurich Central Station 5 hours later. The first direct train starts early in the morning and reaches Zurich in 3 hours.
The direct journey by train from Stuttgart to Zurich takes 3 hours. Transfer connections take more time, but in certain cases the journey only takes a few minutes longer despite intermediate stops. For transfer connections, intermediate stops are usually made in Herrenberg, Tuttlingen, Singen and Schaffhausen.
On the Stuttgart - Zurich route there are around 40 connections per day, 280 per week. A direct journey is offered seven times a day, and there are around 50 direct connections on this route per week. One train leaves Stuttgart Central Station every two hours. The last direct train from Stuttgart to Zurich starts in the early evening and arrives in Zurich three hours later.
Hauptbahnhof Stuttgart. All trains in the direction of Zurich depart from Stuttgart main station. It is located in the centre of the city and can be reached by S-Bahn lines S1-S6, S-Bahn lines U5, U6, U7, U9, U11, U14 and bus lines 40, 42, 43, 92, 826 and 827.
Zurich Central Station. Zurich Central Station is located in the city center and just a few steps from the famous Bahnhofstraße. Numerous tram lines run from here to the various districts of the city. The airport can also be easily reached by tram 10 or S-Bahn from the main station.