Zurich to Gießen train

Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Gießen

Showing times and prices for Jun 27

Cheapest

51

Average

61

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.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:32PMZurich11h31 08:03AMGießen
0 transfers
511One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:59PMZurich6h43 02:42AMGießen
0 transfers
721One-way

Train schedule from Zurich to Gießen

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Deutsche Bahn
07:59PMZurich6h43 02:42AMGießen
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:32PMZurich11h31 08:03AMGießen
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Fastest train times from Zurich to Gießen

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Fastest Journey

6 h 43 m

Average

9 h 7 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

358 km

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.

Deutsche Bahn
07:59PMZurich6h43 02:42AMGießen
0 transfers
721One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:32PMZurich11h31 08:03AMGießen
0 transfers
511One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Gießen

distanceDistance221 miles (357 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$55 (€49)
frequencyTrain frequency18 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 18 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and SBB from Zurich to Gießen trains

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
SBB

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:

  • Average Duration: 12 h 3 min
  • Average Price: $36
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

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:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 40 min
  • SBB frequency: 10 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Gießen

Travel by train to Gießen 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 Zurich to Gießen.
FAQs

Travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and Gießen, Germany is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Gießen from Zurich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Gießen, Germany?

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

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

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.

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

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

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.

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Gießen from Zurich for the next 7 days starting from $29 (€26)  one way.
The train price between Zurich and Gießen is on average $55 (€49)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The train distance from Zurich to Gießen is around 221 miles (357 km).
The train time between Zurich and Gießen is on average 5 h 6 min  for the 221 miles (357 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Zurich to Gießen by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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.

For the route from Zurich to Gießen you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or SBB GmbH. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Zurich and Gießen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Zurich for Gießen is 18 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Zurich to Gießen leaves at 8: 37 AM. The last train departing from Zurich to Gießen leaves at 11: 06 PM. You can find the latest Zurich to Gießen train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Zurich and Gießen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $55 (€49) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Zurich to Gießen a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Gießen
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Gießen.

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