Duration 4h 17m
Distance 311.3 km
Average price SFr 80
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Aalen and Zürich takes 4h 17m and the fastest train takes 4h 15m. The train service runs several times per day from Aalen to Zürich. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Stuttgart

  1. Aalen Hauptbahnhof
  2. Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Zürich
4h 56m
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SFr 69 - SFr 148

Aalen to Zürich train times

Trains run every four hours between Aalen and Zürich. The earliest departure is at 15:07 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Aalen is at 19:07 which arrives into Zürich at 23:23. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 17m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Aalen to Zürich? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Aalen to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Aalen Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Zuerich Hb via Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 56m.

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The distance between Aalen and Zürich is 200 km. The road distance is 311.3 km.

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Aalen to Zürich train services, operated by Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS), depart from Aalen Hauptbahnhof station.

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Aalen to Zürich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Zuerich Hb station.

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What companies run services between Aalen and Zürich?

You can take a train from Aalen to Zürich via Hauptbahnhof and Stuttgart Hbf in around 4h 56m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 12
Train from Aalen Hauptbahnhof to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 12
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)

Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60

Contact Details

Train from Aalen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Aalen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

About this operator

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours

Contact Details

Train from Aalen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Train from Ulm Hbf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Train from Aalen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB

About this operator

Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
Train from Schaffhausen to Zürich Stadelhofen
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

About this operator

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19

Contact Details

Train from Aalen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

About this operator

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Deutsche Bahn

About this operator

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 29

Contact Details

Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 29
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

About this operator

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50

Contact Details

Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 45

About this operator

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 40

Contact Details

Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 40
Website
Railjet

About this operator

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

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