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from Zurich to Heilbronn

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Deutsche Bahn

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May 23
$35Deutsche Bahn
May 24
$29Deutsche Bahn
May 25
$29Deutsche Bahn
May 26
$36Deutsche Bahn with connection
May 27
$29Deutsche Bahn
May 28
$29Deutsche Bahn
May 29
$36Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information from Zurich to Heilbronn

distanceDistance126 miles (203 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $244
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $29 (€26) • 3 h 49 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $244 (€219) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 126 miles (203 km) by flight or train between Zurich and Heilbronn. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Zurich to Heilbronn.

Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich to Heilbronn

Travel to Heilbronn 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 Heilbronn.

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Heilbronn, Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Heilbronn, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Heilbronn from Zurich restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Heilbronn, Germany from Zurich?

  • 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)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Heilbronn, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 5/21/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Heilbronn from Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Switzerland from Heilbronn, Germany?

Return travel to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 5/9/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Zurich from Heilbronn.

What are the ways to get from Zurich to Heilbronn?

You can travel to Heilbronn from Zurich 2 different ways: flight or train.

How do I get from Zurich to Heilbronn the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Heilbronn is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $29 (€26) compared to other travel options to Heilbronn:

A train is $215 (€193) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Zurich to Heilbronn costing on average $244 (€219).

What is the quickest way to get from Zurich to Heilbronn?

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

Other travel options to Heilbronn can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Heilbronn by train can take on average 3 h 49 min.

How far is Heilbronn from Zurich?

The distance is approximately 126 miles (203 km) from Zurich to Heilbronn.

How many services a day are there from Zurich to Heilbronn?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Heilbronn is:

  • 8 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Zurich and in Heilbronn?

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

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

Who can get me from Zurich to Heilbronn?

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

  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline to go to Heilbronn by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Cityline Zurich to Heilbronn tickets on Omio for $244 (€219).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Heilbronn by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Heilbronn tickets on Omio for $29 (€26).

Can I find a direct route between Zurich and Heilbronn?

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

  • You can find 8 direct trains per day to Heilbronn with.

Direct services to Heilbronn 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 route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Zurich to Heilbronn?

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

How far in advance should I buy tickets between Zurich and Heilbronn online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $244 (€219) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $29 (€26) one way on average.

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

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