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.
This is the last train of the day.
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6 h 43 m
9 h 7 m
Trains per day
Of the 2 trains that leave Zurich for Gießen every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||221 miles (357 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 6 min|
|Average train ticket price||$55 (€49)|
|Train frequency||18 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 18 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or SBB GmbH|
Trains from Zurich to Gießen cover the 221 miles (357 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 6 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or SBB GmbH. Normally, there are 18 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $55 (€49), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $29 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Gießen.
Find the best trains between Zurich and Gießen with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and SBB from $29 (€26). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
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 Gießen from Zurich. 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.
Train information from Zurich to Gießen with Deutsche Bahn:
SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip from Zurich to Gießen, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.
SBB tickets to Gießen from Zurich are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with SBB between Zurich and Gießen all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current SBB train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 221 miles (357 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the SBB train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Zurich to Gießen routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best SBB Zurich to Gießen train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the SBB train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Gießen with SBB!
SBB from Zurich to Gießen train information:
Travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and Gießen, Germany is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 6/25/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Zurich and Gießen closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Fully open.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open 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 6/25/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Gießen.
Some of the Zurich train stations to Gießen you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Gießen include Gießen, Gießen Licher Str and Gießen Oswaldsgarten.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB and arriving in Gießen.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Gießen and need to travel approximately 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from the train station to the city center in Gießen.
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