Duration 8h 13m
Distance 871 km
Average price SFr 177
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Hamburg and Switzerland takes 8h 13m and the fastest train takes 7h 43m. The train service runs several times per day from Hamburg to Switzerland. 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 • 7h 40m

  1. Hamburg Hbf
  2. Zürich
7h 40m
SFr 93 - SFr 236

Hamburg to Switzerland train times

Trains run every four hours between Hamburg and Zürich. The earliest departure is at 06:18 in the morning, and the last departure from Hamburg is at 14:24 which arrives into Zürich at 22:07. All services require a transfer at ZUERICH HB and take an average of 8h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Hamburg to Switzerland? 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 Hamburg to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 40m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Switzerland is 764 km. The road distance is 871 km.

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Hamburg to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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

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There are 689+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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What companies run services between Hamburg and Switzerland?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Hamburg to Zürich 5 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 160 - SFr 230 and the journey takes 7h 36m. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity also services this route twice daily.
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1h 8m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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SFr 45 - SFr 65
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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SFr 29 - SFr 45
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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SFr 4 - SFr 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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SFr 17 - SFr 25
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
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SFr 240 - SFr 430
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week

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