How to travel from Zurich to Ansbach

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Travel Information between Zurich and Ansbach

distanceDistance162 miles (262 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $335
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $21 (€19) • 6 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $335 (€301) • 3 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight or train to travel 162 miles (262 km) between Zurich and Ansbach. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Ansbach.

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Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Ansbach, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 5/21/22. 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 between Zurich and Ansbach.

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

Is my journey back to Zurich from Ansbach restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Zurich from Ansbach?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 5/9/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Ansbach closer to your date of departure here.

There are 2 ways to travel from Zurich to Ansbach including taking a flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Zurich and Ansbach is by taking a train with an average price of $21 (€19).

This is compared to other travel options to Ansbach:

Taking a train is about $314 (€282) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $335 (€301) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Ansbach from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Ansbach can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h   on average.

The distance from Zurich to Ansbach is approximately 162 miles (262 km).

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Ansbach is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Zurich to Ansbach:

  • Trains mostly leave from Zürich HB and tend to arrive in Ansbach.

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

  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline to go to Ansbach by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Cityline Zurich to Ansbach tickets on Omio for $335 (€301).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Ansbach by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Ansbach for $21 (€19) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Zurich to Ansbach don't make Ansbach their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Ansbach are Nuremberg, Munich or Berlin, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Ansbach to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $335 (€301) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $21 (€19) one way on average.

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

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