How to travel from Winterthur to Zurich

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from Winterthur to Zurich

You can get from Winterthur to Zurich by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Winterthur to Zurich on Jun 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:44AMOberwinterthur0h28 06:12AMZürich HB
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05:44AMOberwinterthur0h28 06:12AMZürich HB
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04:35AMOberwinterthur0h37 05:12AMZürich HB
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Travel Information from Winterthur to Zurich

distanceDistance13 miles (21 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $15 (€14) • 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGeo Travel or SBB

Travel 13 miles (21 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Winterthur to Zurich. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Geo Travel or SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Winterthur to Zurich.

Travel Tips: Travel from Winterthur to Zurich

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 Winterthur to Zurich.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Zurich from Winterthur. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Winterthur to Zurich is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A flight is $95 (€85) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Winterthur to Zurich costing on average $95 (€85).

Taking a flight is about $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1) for this trip.

A flight is generally $15 (€14) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $15 (€14) from Winterthur to Zurich.

The quickest way to travel to Zurich from Winterthur is by train, which takes on average 19 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 35 min   on average.

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

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

The Winterthur to Zurich distance is around 13 miles (21 km).

The average frequency per day from Winterthur to Zurich is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 231 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Zurich from Winterthur 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 Winterthur to Zurich:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Winterthur, Lagerhausstrasse / Archstrasse and arrive in Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Winterthur to Zurich depart from Winterthur Wülflingen to Zürich HB.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Winterthur to Zurich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Geo Travel can get you to Zurich by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Geo Travel from Winterthur to Zurich for $95 (€85) on Omio.
  • Travel with SBB for trains to Zurich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SBB Winterthur to Zurich tickets on Omio for $15 (€14).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Winterthur to Zurich often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Winterthur and Zurich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Zurich and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $95 (€85) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $15 (€14) one way on average.

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

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