The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Zurich to Erlangen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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6 h 46 m
9 h 16 m
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Of the 2 trains that leave Zurich for Erlangen every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||190 miles (306 km)|
|Average train duration||10 h 46 min|
|Average train ticket price||$24 (€21)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Zurich to Erlangen cover the 190 miles (306 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 46 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $21 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $24 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Erlangen.
Find the best trains from Zurich to Erlangen with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $21 (€18). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Zurich to Erlangen train.
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Erlangen, Germany by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 5/25/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Zurich and Erlangen before traveling.
Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 5/25/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Erlangen.
When taking a train from Zurich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. When you arrive in Erlangen, your train can arrive in train stations including Erlangen, Erlangen-Bruck and Erlangen Paul-Gossen-Straße.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Zürich HB to Erlangen.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Erlangen, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city center.
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