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from Zurich to Pforzheim

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Travel Information to Pforzheim from Zurich

distanceDistance105 miles (169 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $169
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $34 (€27) • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $34 (€27) • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight or train to travel 105 miles (169 km) to Pforzheim from Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Pforzheim.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Pforzheim, Germany allowed?

International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Pforzheim, 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 Pforzheim 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 Pforzheim, 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 9/19/21; 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 Pforzheim.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Zurich, Switzerland from Pforzheim, Germany?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 9/13/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Zurich from Pforzheim.

How do I reach Pforzheim from Zurich?

You can travel from Zurich to Pforzheim 2 different ways: flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Pforzheim is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $34 (€27) compared to other travel options to Pforzheim:

A train is generally $136 (€108) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $169 (€135) from Zurich to Pforzheim.

What is the fastest way to travel between Zurich and Pforzheim?

The fastest way to get to Pforzheim from Zurich is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Pforzheim can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Pforzheim by flight can take on average 4 h 40 min.

What is the distance between Zurich and Pforzheim?

The Zurich to Pforzheim distance is around 105 miles (169 km).

How many services a day are there from Zurich to Pforzheim?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Pforzheim is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Zurich? Where do I arrive in Pforzheim?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Zurich to Pforzheim:

  • Most travelers board their train from Zürich HB and arrive in Pforzheim Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Zurich to Pforzheim?

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

  • You can travel by plane from Zurich to Pforzheim with Eurowings Europe, and you can find Eurowings Europe Zurich to Pforzheim tickets for $169 (€135) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Zurich to Pforzheim by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $34 (€27) with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Pforzheim.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Zurich to Pforzheim?
Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Pforzheim often also extend their vacation to go to Stuttgart, Munich or Berlin. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Pforzheim and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase tickets between Zurich and Pforzheim online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Zurich to Pforzheim, 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 $169 (€135) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $34 (€27) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Pforzheim 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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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Pforzheim
Zürich HB
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