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Train Information from Zurich to Pforzheim

distanceDistance105 miles (169 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 53 min
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Pforzheim cover the 105 miles (169 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 53 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Pforzheim Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn between Zurich and Pforzheim

Deutsche Bahn will get you from Zurich to Pforzheim at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) makes German train travel easy! Find Deutsche Bahn train schedules and cheap tickets for the 105 miles (169 km) journey between Zurich and Pforzheim with Omio. Choose from Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares for your journey between Zurich and Pforzheim if you’re looking for the best deals on affordable train tickets. Deutsche Bahn even offers discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use on Omio.

As the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day, DB offers a range of train types to suit you with the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the express national and international Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) trains, and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These different types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time required to travel. For example, while restrooms are standard services on each train, other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Zurich to Pforzheim:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Trains from Zurich to Pforzheim
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Zurich and Pforzheim?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Pforzheim, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Zurich to Pforzheim before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Pforzheim, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Pforzheim is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Zurich from Pforzheim restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/23/21. 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.

What is the distance from Zurich to Pforzheim by train?
You should expect to travel around 105 miles (169 km)  between Zurich and Pforzheim by train.
How many hours is the train time between Zurich and Pforzheim?
The train time to Pforzheim from Zurich is on average 3 h 53 min  for the 105 miles (169 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Pforzheim from Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Zurich to Pforzheim, which train station in Zurich do I depart from and which train station in Pforzheim do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Zurich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. 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.

Where is the train station in Zurich to go to Pforzheim? Where is the train station in Pforzheim located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Zürich HB, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Zurich.

The most popular arrival train station, Pforzheim Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Pforzheim.

Which train providers should I travel with from Zurich to Pforzheim?
For the best Zurich to Pforzheim train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Pforzheim from Zurich to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there to Pforzheim from Zurich?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Zurich to Pforzheim. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Zurich to Pforzheim? When does the last train depart from Zurich to Pforzheim?
The earliest train departing from Zurich to Pforzheim leaves at 4: 37 AM. The last train departing from Zurich to Pforzheim leaves at 3: 37 PM. You can find the latest Zurich to Pforzheim train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.