Duration 3h 50m
Distance 253.9 km
Average price SFr 60
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bretten and Zürich takes 3h 50m and the fastest train takes 3h 43m. The train service runs several times per day from Bretten 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.


  1. Karlsruhe Hbf
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  2. Zürich
4h 29m
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SFr 30 - SFr 80

Bretten to Zürich train times

Trains run every four hours between Bretten and Zürich. The earliest departure is at 14:17 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Bretten is at 18:17 which arrives into Zürich at 22:00. All services require a transfer at Karlsruhe Hbf Vorplatz and take an average of 3h 50m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Bretten to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Bretten Stadtmitte and arriving at Zuerich Hb via Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 29m.

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The distance between Bretten and Zürich is 186 km. The road distance is 253.9 km.

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Bretten to Zürich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Karlsruhe Hbf station.

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

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What companies run services between Bretten and Zürich?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Bretten to Zürich every 2 hours. Tickets cost SFr 55 - SFr 80 and the journey takes 2h 50m. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity also services this route once daily.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45

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