How to travel from Zurich to Bayreuth

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from Zurich to Bayreuth

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

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

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Travel Information from Zurich to Bayreuth

distanceDistance225 miles (363 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$30 - $232
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $30 (€26) • 6 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $232 (€203) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar, SWISS or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 225 miles (363 km) to Bayreuth from Zurich. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar, SWISS or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Zurich to Bayreuth.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Airlines and Train from Zurich to Bayreuth

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

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains to Bayreuth from Zurich. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    Swiss is Switzerland’s leading airline and offers Economy and Business ticket fares for your next travel between Zurich and Bayreuth.

      FAQs: Travel from Zurich to Bayreuth

      FAQs: Travel to Bayreuth 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 Zurich to Bayreuth.

      You can get from Zurich to Bayreuth 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Bayreuth from Zurich is by taking a train, which costs on average $30 (€26).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Zurich to Bayreuth:

      Taking a train costs $32 (€28) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $62 (€54).

      Taking a train costs $203 (€177) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $232 (€203).

      The fastest way to get to Bayreuth from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 25 min.

      Other travel options to Bayreuth take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 8 h 25 min of travel time.

      Train takes 6 h 8 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 225 miles (363 km) from Zurich to Bayreuth.

      The average frequency per day from Zurich to Bayreuth is:

      • 1 bus a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Zurich and Bayreuth 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 Zurich to Bayreuth:

      • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Zurich to Bayreuth depart from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) to Bayreuth, Hbf.
      • Most travelers board their train from Zürich Hbf and arrive in Bayreuth Hbf.

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

      • You can go to Bayreuth from Zurich by bus with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $62 (€54) with FlixBus from Zurich to Bayreuth on Omio.
      • You can travel by plane between Zurich and Bayreuth with SWISS, and you can find SWISS Zurich to Bayreuth tickets for $243 (€212) on Omio.
      • You can go to Bayreuth from Zurich by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $30 (€26) with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Bayreuth on Omio.

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

      • You can check for a direct bus to Bayreuth with FlixBus with 1 direct bus per day.

      Direct services to Bayreuth 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.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Bayreuth often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Nuremberg, Berlin, Munich, Prague or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Bayreuth itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bayreuth and any of these top destinations today!

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