How to travel from Zurich to Darmstadt

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Travel Information from Zurich to Darmstadt

distanceDistance172 miles (278 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$23 - $162
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $23 (€20) • 4 h 23 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $162 (€142) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 172 miles (278 km) from Zurich to Darmstadt. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Zurich to Darmstadt.

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from Zurich to Darmstadt

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

Our recommendation

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

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Zurich to Darmstadt

Travel on Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus travel to Darmstadt from 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 Zurich to Darmstadt travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Zurich to Darmstadt

      FAQs: Travel to Darmstadt 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 Darmstadt.

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

      The cheapest way to travel between Zurich and Darmstadt is a train with an average price of $23 (€20).

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

      A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Zurich to Darmstadt costing on average $24 (€21).

      A train is $140 (€122) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $162 (€142) from Zurich to Darmstadt.

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

      There are alternative travel options to Darmstadt that take longer:

      Bus takes 6 h 25 min on average.

      Getting to Darmstadt by train takes 4 h 23 min on average.

      Darmstadt is approximately 172 miles (278 km) away from Zurich.

      The average frequency per day from Zurich to Darmstadt is:

      • 5 buses a day.
      • 5 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Zurich and Darmstadt as scheduled services by train, bus 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 Darmstadt:

      • Most travelers board their bus from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Darmstadt, Hbf (West Seite).
      • Most travelers board their train from Zürich Hbf and arrive in Darmstadt Hbf.

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

      • You can take a bus from Zurich to Darmstadt with BlaBlaCar, FlixBus or Marino Autolinee. Cheap tickets can be found for $24 (€21) with FlixBus from Zurich to Darmstadt.
      • You can travel by train from Zurich to Darmstadt with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Darmstadt tickets for $23 (€20) on Omio.

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

      • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Darmstadt with FlixBus.

      Direct services to Darmstadt 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 trip.

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

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