Duration 9h 37m
Distance 693.6 km
Average price 165€
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Zürich and Detmold takes 9h 37m and the fastest train takes 8h 1m. The train service runs several times per day from Zürich to Detmold. 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. Zuerich Hb
  2. Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
  3. Detmold
8h 21m
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129€ - 205€

Zürich to Detmold train times

Trains run every four hours between Zürich and Detmold. The earliest departure is at 10:00 in the morning, and the last departure from Zürich is at 17:00 which arrives into Detmold at 08:01. All services require a transfer, and take on average 9h 37m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Zürich to Detmold? 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 Zürich to Detmold. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Detmold via Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and Altenbeken. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 21m.

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The distance between Zürich and Detmold is 509 km. The road distance is 693.6 km.

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Zürich to Detmold train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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Zürich to Detmold train services, operated by ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH, arrive at Altenbeken station.

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There are 306+ hotels available in Detmold. Prices start at 45€ per night.

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What companies run services between Zürich and Detmold?

You can take a train from Zürich to Detmold via Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, and Altenbeken in around 8h 21m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 150€

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