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.
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3 h 26 m
3 h 56 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Zurich for Pforzheim every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||105 miles (169 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 27 min|
|Average train ticket price||$42 (€37)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet|
Trains from Zurich to Pforzheim cover the 105 miles (169 km) long route taking on average 6 h 27 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $42 (€37), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Pforzheim Hbf.
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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 Pforzheim 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 Pforzheim with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Pforzheim, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 5/24/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Pforzheim from Zurich as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Pforzheim is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 5/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Pforzheim closer to your date of departure here here.
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 Pforzheim, your train can arrive in train stations including Pforzheim Hbf, Pforzheim Maihälden and Pforzheim-Weißenstein.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Zürich HB to Pforzheim Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Zürich HB, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Zurich.
The most popular arrival train station, Pforzheim Hbf, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center of Pforzheim.
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