|Distance||252 miles (407 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||$23 - $359|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $23 (€20) • 13 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $333 (€293) • 2 h 40 min|
|Popular travel companies||Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 252 miles (407 km) to Ilmenau from Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Ilmenau.
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Ilmenau, 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 6/24/22. 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 to Ilmenau from Zurich.
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 6/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Ilmenau closer to your date of departure here.
There are 4 ways to get from Zurich to Ilmenau: bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Ilmenau is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $23 (€20) compared to other travel options to Ilmenau:
Taking a bus is about $310 (€273) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $333 (€293) for this route.
Taking a bus is usually $336 (€296) less than taking a ferry to Ilmenau, which costs on average $359 (€316) for the same trip.
A bus is generally $2 (€1) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $24 (€21) from Zurich to Ilmenau.
The fastest way to get to Ilmenau from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 40 min.
Other travel options to Ilmenau can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 13 h 30 min of travel time.
In comparison, getting to Ilmenau by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 31 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 252 miles (407 km) between Zurich and Ilmenau.
The average frequency per day from Zurich to Ilmenau is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Zurich to Ilmenau 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 Ilmenau:
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