How to travel from Zurich to Ingolstadt

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Travel Information from Zurich to Ingolstadt

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $131
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€13) • 6 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $131 (€115) • 3 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 164 miles (264 km) between Zurich and Ingolstadt. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Ingolstadt.

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Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Ingolstadt, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Ingolstadt from Zurich?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Ingolstadt, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/24/23. 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 from Zurich to Ingolstadt.

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, Switzerland from Ingolstadt, Germany?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Zurich from Ingolstadt?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Zurich from Ingolstadt here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Ingolstadt from Zurich. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Ingolstadt from Zurich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $15 (€13).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Ingolstadt:

A bus is generally $117 (€102) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $131 (€115) from Zurich to Ingolstadt.

A bus is $10 (€9) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Zurich to Ingolstadt costing on average $25 (€22).

The fastest way from Zurich to Ingolstadt is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 40 min.

There are alternative travel options to Ingolstadt that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 55 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Ingolstadt by train can take on average 6 h 12 min.

Ingolstadt is approximately 164 miles (264 km) away from Zurich.

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Ingolstadt is:

  • 4 buses per day.
  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Zurich and Ingolstadt as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses from Zurich to Ingolstadt most often leave from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Ingolstadt, Nordbahnhof.
  • Trains most often depart from Zurich at Zürich HB and arrive in Ingolstadt at Ingolstadt Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zurich to Ingolstadt:

  • You can travel by plane to Ingolstadt from Zurich with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Zurich to Ingolstadt tickets for $131 (€115) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Zurich and Ingolstadt with Deutsche Bahn with connection, and you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Zurich to Ingolstadt tickets for $25 (€22) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Zurich to Ingolstadt don't make Ingolstadt their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Ingolstadt are Munich, Berlin or Nuremberg, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Ingolstadt to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $15 (€13) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $131 (€115) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $25 (€22) one way.

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

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