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from Zurich to Ingolstadt

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Travel Information from Zurich to Ingolstadt

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $129
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $33 (€27) • 6 h 13 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $129 (€106) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 164 miles (264 km) by flight or train between Zurich and Ingolstadt. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Swiss or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Zurich to Ingolstadt.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Ingolstadt, Germany if I’m coming from Zurich, Switzerland?

International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Ingolstadt, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Switzerland?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Ingolstadt if traveling from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Ingolstadt, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/19/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Zurich and Ingolstadt.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Zurich, Switzerland from Ingolstadt, Germany?

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Ingolstadt restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Zurich from Ingolstadt?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 10/15/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Ingolstadt closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Ingolstadt from Zurich?

There are 2 travel options from Zurich to Ingolstadt: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Ingolstadt?

The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Ingolstadt is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $33 (€27) compared to other travel options to Ingolstadt:

A train is generally $96 (€79) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $129 (€106) from Zurich to Ingolstadt.

What is the fastest way from Zurich to Ingolstadt?

The fastest way to get to Ingolstadt from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.

Other travel options to Ingolstadt can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Ingolstadt by train can take on average 6 h 13 min.

How far is Ingolstadt from Zurich?

The distance from Zurich to Ingolstadt is approximately 164 miles (264 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Zurich to Ingolstadt?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Ingolstadt is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Zurich to Ingolstadt?

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

  • Trains mostly leave from Zürich HB and tend to arrive in Ingolstadt Hbf.
Who can get me from Zurich to Ingolstadt?

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

  • Travel with Swiss for flights to Ingolstadt. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Swiss Zurich to Ingolstadt tickets on Omio for $129 (€106).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Ingolstadt by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Zurich to Ingolstadt tickets on Omio for $33 (€27).
Can I find a direct route to Ingolstadt from Zurich?

Yes, there are direct services available from Zurich to Ingolstadt with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct train with with 10 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Ingolstadt as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Zurich to Ingolstadt.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Zurich to Ingolstadt?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Ingolstadt often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Munich, Berlin or Nuremberg. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Ingolstadt itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Ingolstadt and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Ingolstadt from Zurich online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Zurich to Ingolstadt, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $129 (€106) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $33 (€27) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Ingolstadt tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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