Zurich to Frankfurt am Main

Mon, Sep 23
Easy as 1, 2, 3
Choose the cheapest and fastest routes from over 800 official partners
Get there your way
Enjoy travelling by train, bus and flight across Europe
Every time, anywhere
Because your trip doesn't end with a ticket, we’re here for you all the way

Cheapest trips from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main

Train
Trains
Bus
Buses
Flight
Flights
Today
36 trains from $53
Tomorrow
41 trains from $53
Fri, Sep 27
43 trains from $30
icn_success

Search and Compare

Find the cheapest or fastest trip for you by comparing buses with trains

icn_success

Your Travel, Organised

Book and store all your tickets quickly and conveniently on Omio

icn_success

Support You Can Count On

Once you’ve booked your ticket, our customer service team is there to assist you

These companies trust us.
We sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

COMPARE

Prices for trains, buses and flights

Train
Bus
Flight
Sun
Sep 22
$53Deutsche Bahn
Find prices
Find prices
Mon
Sep 23
$53Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$175Air Serbia
Tue
Sep 24
$35Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$180KLM
Wed
Sep 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$171KLM
Thu
Sep 26
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$175Air Serbia
Fri
Sep 27
$30Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$258Sas Airways
Sat
Sep 28
$19Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$155British Airways
Sun
Sep 29
Find prices
$21Marino Autolinee
$171KLM
Mon
Sep 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$151KLM
Tue
Oct 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$114Air Serbia
Wed
Oct 2
$42Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$151KLM
Thu
Oct 3
$35Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$175Air Serbia
Fri
Oct 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$247Sas Airways
Sat
Oct 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$280Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 6
$35Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$175Air Serbia
Mon
Oct 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$151KLM
Tue
Oct 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$127Air France
Wed
Oct 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$125Air France
Thu
Oct 10
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$151KLM
Fri
Oct 11
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$138Air Serbia
Sat
Oct 12
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Marino Autolinee
$175Air Serbia

How to Travel from Zurich to Frankfurt

Traveling from Frankfurt to Prague is possible by bus, train, and plane with journey times between 3½ to 10 hours. Flying is usually the quickest method of traveling from Zurich to Frankfurt, while taking the bus is by far the cheapest way to make the journey. Important departure points in Zurich include Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Hauptbahnhof, and Zurich airport. 

Zurich to Frankfurt Travel Comparison


Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€27

6:00 h

2 Months Ahead

trains

€87

4:00 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€354

0:55 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Zurich to Frankfurt?

Cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Frankfurt


cheap

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Frankfurt with next-day bus tickets starting from €20. Zurich to Frankfurt buses depart from Zürich Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and take at least 6 hours to arrive at Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof. There are over 20 buses traveling from Zurich to Frankfurt every day. Bus companies that travel from Frankfurt to Prague include Flixbus and Agat.


Fastest way to travel from Zurich to Frankfurt


fast

The fastest way to travel from Zurich to Frankfurt is by taking a flight. Flights traveling from Zurich to Frankfurt usually require only an hour of flight time; however, when transport to and from Frankfurt and Zurich's airports is taken into consideration, the journey will take approximately 3:25 h. Flights traveling from  Zurich to Frankfurt depart from Zürich Airport and land at Frankfurt Airport. Airlines traveling directly from Zurich to Frankfurt include Lufthansa, Swiss, and LAER.


Most popular way to travel from Zurich to Frankfurt


popular

Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Zurich to Frankfurt. Considering that traveling from Zurich to Frankfurt by train is cheaper than taking a flight and faster than taking the bus, it is unsurprising that most people choose to travel by train. However, taking a flight is also a popular option for travelers who want to travel from Zurich to Frankfurt quickly. All Zurich to Frankfurt trains are operated by Deutsche Bahn and take approximately 4 hours to arrive in Frankfurt. Some trains are direct, while many others require a transfer in Basel.



Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Zurich
Frankfurt am Main
TrainZürich HB

Amenities

Refreshments

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone

We use cookies to provide a better service, analyse user behaviour and to retarget Omio ads on other websites. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out at any time.