How to travel from Giessen to Zurich

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Travel Information to Zurich from Giessen

distanceDistance221 miles (357 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$43 - $59
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $43 (€37) • 5 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $58 (€50) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

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

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from Giessen to Zurich

How to get from Giessen to Zurich by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Giessen to Zurich is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Travel on Deutsche Bahn travel between Giessen and Zurich at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Giessen to Zurich travel.

    FAQs: Travel from Giessen to Zurich

    FAQs: Travel to Zurich 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 Giessen to Zurich.

    There are 3 travel options from Giessen to Zurich. You can take a bus, train or flight.

    The cheapest way to travel to Zurich from Giessen is a train with an average price of $43 (€37).

    This is compared to other travel options from Giessen to Zurich:

    Taking a train costs $16 (€14) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $59 (€51) for the same trip.

    Taking a train costs $15 (€13) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $58 (€50).

    The fastest way from Giessen to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

    There are alternative travel options to Zurich that take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 13 h 5 min of travel time.

    Train takes on average 5 h 5 min.

    The distance from Giessen to Zurich is approximately 221 miles (357 km).

    The average frequency per day from Giessen to Zurich is:

    • 1 bus a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Zurich from Giessen as scheduled services by bus, train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Giessen to Zurich:

    • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Giessen to Zurich depart from Giessen to Zürich Hbf.

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

    • You can travel by bus to Zurich from Giessen with FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus Giessen to Zurich tickets for $59 (€51) on Omio.
    • You can travel by train to Zurich from Giessen with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Giessen to Zurich tickets for $43 (€37) on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Giessen to Zurich with the following travel companies:

    • You can book a direct bus with.
    • You can travel directly by train with.

    Direct services to Zurich tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

    Your trip from Giessen to Zurich doesn't have to end in Zurich. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan, Munich, Vienna or Lucerne. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan, Munich, Vienna or Lucerne to your Giessen to Zurich tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Zurich today!

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