|Distance||221 miles (357 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||$12 - $174|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $12 (€11) • 8 h 24 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $174 (€160) • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 221 miles (357 km) from Zurich to Gießen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Gießen.
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Gießen, Germany is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of entry into Germany:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 8/8/22. 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 Gießen.
The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Fully open.
Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:
You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 8/3/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Gießen closer to your date of departure here.
There are 4 ways to get from Zurich to Gießen: bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to travel between Zurich and Gießen is by taking a bus with an average price of $12 (€11).
This is compared to other travel options to Gießen:
Taking a bus is about $162 (€149) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $174 (€160) for this trip.
Taking a bus is about $20 (€19) less than taking a train, which costs on average $32 (€30) for this trip.
The fastest way to get to Gießen from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.
Other travel options to Gießen can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 8 h 24 min of travel time.
In comparison, getting to Gießen by train can take on average 5 h 6 min.
The distance is approximately 221 miles (357 km) from Zurich to Gießen.
The average frequency per day from Zurich to Gießen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Zurich and Gießen 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 from Zurich to Gießen:
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