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Duration 4h 57m
Distance 394.9 km
Average price SFr 100
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Kaiserslautern and Switzerland takes 4h 57m and the fastest train takes 4h 30m. There is a train service every few hours from Kaiserslautern 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 via Basel

  1. Kaiserslautern Hbf
  2. Mannheim Hbf
  3. Basel SBB
  4. Zürich
4h 49m
SFr 56 - SFr 173

Kaiserslautern to Switzerland train times

Trains run hourly between Kaiserslautern and Zürich. The earliest departure is at 13:34 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Kaiserslautern is at 22:30 which arrives into Zürich at 07:32. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 57m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Kaiserslautern 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.

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No, there is no direct train from Kaiserslautern to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern Hbf and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 49m.

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The distance between Kaiserslautern and Switzerland is 296 km. The road distance is 394.9 km.

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Kaiserslautern to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf station.

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

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What companies run services between Kaiserslautern and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Kaiserslautern to Zürich via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, and Zürich HB in around 4h 49m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 30

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).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 30
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 20

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.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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