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There are 7 ways to get from Augsburg to Zürich by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Augsburg to Zurich 283

$17 - $29

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Train  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Buchloe to Zürich HB Ec

$86 - $143

Train via Ulm Hbf  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Augsburg Hbf to Ulm Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Singen(Hohentwiel) Ire
  3. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zürich HB Ic / ...

$88 - $139

Drive  •  2h 49m

  1. Drive from Augsburg to Zürich 182.6 miles

$35 - $60

Train to Munich, fly to Zurich  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Augsburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH

$114 - $348

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Zurich  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Augsburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH

$102 - $284

Train to Munich, fly to Basel, train  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Augsburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$111 - $333

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Augsburg to Zürich is to bus which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 4h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Augsburg to Zürich is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Augsburg and arriving at Zurich. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Augsburg to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Augsburg Hbf and arriving at Zürich HB via Buchloe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 3m.

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The distance between Augsburg and Zürich is 208 km. The road distance is 292.1 km.

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The best way to get from Augsburg to Zürich without a car is to bus which takes 4h 55m and costs 14€ - 25€.

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The bus from Augsburg to Zurich takes 4h 55m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Augsburg to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Augsburg station.

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Augsburg to Zürich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Buchloe station.

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The best way to get from Augsburg to Zürich is to bus which takes 4h 55m and costs 14€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 130€ and takes 5h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Augsburg to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 129.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Augsburg, Germany and Zürich, Switzerland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Augsburg to Zürich 4 times a week. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 4h 55m. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Augsburg to Zürich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 3h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Buchloe to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Augsburg Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Augsburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Augsburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Singen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Augsburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Train from Augsburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Augsburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Augsburg to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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Augsburg to Zürich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Augsburg to Zürich is 292 km. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Augsburg to Zürich.

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FlexFlight ApS, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Munich Airport to Zurich Airport.

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