How to travel from Gießen to Zurich

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Travel Information between Gießen and Zurich

distanceDistance221 miles (357 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $84
fastestFastest modeFlight • $84 (€80) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 221 miles (357 km) to Zurich from Gießen. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Gießen to Zurich.

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Travel between Gießen, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Zurich from Gießen?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Zurich, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/18/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Zurich from Gießen.

Return travel to Gießen, Germany from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Switzerland?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Gießen, Germany was last verified on 9/24/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Gießen from Zurich.

You can travel to Zurich from Gießen 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Gießen and Zurich is by taking a ferry with an average price of $4 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A ferry is generally $3 (€3) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $7 (€7) from Gießen to Zurich.

A ferry is $80 (€76) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Gießen to Zurich costing on average $84 (€80).

Taking a ferry is usually $27 (€26) less than taking a train to Zurich, which costs on average $31 (€30) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Zurich from Gießen is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

Other travel options to Zurich can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 14 h 33 min   on average.

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.

Zurich is approximately 221 miles (357 km) away from Gießen.

The average frequency per day from Gießen to Zurich is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Gießen and Zurich 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 from Gießen to Zurich:

  • Buses most often depart from Gießen at Gießen, Liebigstraße (Mathematikum) and arrive in Zurich at Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).
  • Trains mostly depart from Gießen and arrive in Zürich HB.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Gießen to Zurich:

  • You can travel by plane to Zurich from Gießen with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Gießen to Zurich tickets for $84 (€80) on Omio.
  • You can travel to Zurich from Gießen by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $31 (€30) with Deutsche Bahn from Gießen to Zurich.
Many of our customers traveling from Gießen to Zurich don't make Zurich their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Zurich are Paris, Milan or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Zurich to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Gießen to Zurich, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $7 (€7) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $84 (€80) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average $4 (€4) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $31 (€30) one way on average.

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

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