How to travel from Zurich to Oberstdorf

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Travel Information between Zurich and Oberstdorf

distanceDistance81 miles (130 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $29 (€26) • 4 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 81 miles (130 km) between Zurich and Oberstdorf. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Oberstdorf.

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FAQs

Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Oberstdorf, Germany is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Oberstdorf from Zurich restricted?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Oberstdorf, 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 6/29/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Oberstdorf from Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

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

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

  • 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 6/25/22. 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 Oberstdorf here.

There are 4 ways to get from Zurich to Oberstdorf: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Oberstdorf from Zurich is by taking a flight with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Oberstdorf:

A flight is $11 (€10) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Zurich to Oberstdorf costing on average $11 (€10).

A flight is generally $1 (€1) less than a ferry for the same trip. Taking a ferry costs on average $1 (€1) from Zurich to Oberstdorf.

Taking a flight is about $29 (€26) less than taking a train, which costs on average $29 (€26) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel to Oberstdorf from Zurich is by train, which takes on average 4 h 9 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Oberstdorf by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Oberstdorf by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 81 miles (130 km) between Zurich and Oberstdorf.

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Oberstdorf is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Zurich to Oberstdorf 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 when traveling from Zurich to Oberstdorf:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) to Oberstdorf.
  • Most travelers board their train from Zürich HB and arrive in Oberstdorf Bahnhof.

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

  • You can travel by train from Zurich to Oberstdorf with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Oberstdorf tickets for $29 (€26) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Zurich to Oberstdorf don't make Oberstdorf their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Oberstdorf are Munich, Cologne or Berlin, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Oberstdorf to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $11 (€10) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $29 (€26) one way.

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

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