How to travel from Zurich to Passau

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Travel Information between Zurich and Passau

distanceDistance241 miles (388 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $128
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $29 (€26) • 5 h 57 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $128 (€115) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 241 miles (388 km) by flight or train from Zurich to Passau. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 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 journey are Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Zurich to Passau.

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Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Passau, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • 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)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Passau, 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 5/17/22. 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 between Zurich and Passau.

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

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, Switzerland from Passau, 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 Passau?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

The information above was last checked on 5/9/22. 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 Passau here.

There are 2 ways to get from Zurich to Passau: flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Passau from Zurich is by taking a train, which costs on average $29 (€26).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Passau:

Taking a train is about $99 (€89) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $128 (€115) for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Passau from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

Other travel options to Passau can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 57 min   of travel time.

Passau is approximately 241 miles (388 km) away from Zurich.

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Passau is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

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

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

  • Trains most often depart from Zurich at Zürich HB and arrive in Passau at Passau Hbf.

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

  • Eurowings can get you to Passau by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings from Zurich to Passau for $128 (€115) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Passau by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Passau for $29 (€26).

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

  • You can take a direct train with with 3 direct trains per day.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Zurich to Passau? Many Omio customers who go from Zurich to Passau usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Munich or Berlin. If you're looking to explore Vienna, Munich or Berlin from Passau, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A plane ticket costs $128 (€115) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $29 (€26) one way.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Passau 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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