How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Winterthur

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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Winterthur

distanceDistance180 miles (290 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $181
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $35 (€32) • 5 h 29 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $124 (€114) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 180 miles (290 km) to Winterthur from Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $35 (€32). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Winterthur.

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FAQs

International travel from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Winterthur, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Winterthur if traveling from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Winterthur, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 8/3/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Frankfurt am Main and Winterthur.

The restriction level for your return to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Frankfurt am Main from Winterthur restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Frankfurt am Main from Winterthur?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 8/8/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Frankfurt am Main from Winterthur closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Winterthur: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Winterthur is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $35 (€32) compared to other travel options to Winterthur:

Taking a train is about $3 (€3) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $38 (€35) for this trip.

Taking a train is usually $89 (€82) less than taking a flight to Winterthur, which costs on average $124 (€114) for the same trip.

A train is $147 (€135) less than a ferry for this journey with tickets for a ferry from Frankfurt am Main to Winterthur costing on average $181 (€167).

The quickest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Winterthur is by flight, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Winterthur by bus can take on average 7 h.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 29 min.

Winterthur is approximately 180 miles (290 km) away from Frankfurt am Main.

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Winterthur is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Winterthur from Frankfurt am Main as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Winterthur:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and arrive in Winterthur, Lagerhausstrasse / Archstrasse.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Winterthur Wülflingen.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Frankfurt am Main to Winterthur:

  • You can travel between Frankfurt am Main and Winterthur by flight with Lufthansa Cityline. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $124 (€114) with Lufthansa Cityline from Frankfurt am Main to Winterthur.
  • You can travel between Frankfurt am Main and Winterthur by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $35 (€32) with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Winterthur.
Your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Winterthur doesn't have to end in Winterthur. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Munich or Milan. If you’d like to add Zurich, Munich or Milan to your Frankfurt am Main to Winterthur tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Winterthur today!

When planning your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Winterthur, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $38 (€35) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $124 (€114) one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average $181 (€167) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $35 (€32) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Winterthur online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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