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

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Train to Nuremberg, fly  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Bamberg to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Zurich (ZRH) NUE - ZRH

$84 - $303

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Bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bamberg, Bamberg train to Munich, Munich central bus station 029 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich X06 / ...

$30 - $51

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Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Bamberg to Würzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH

$153 - $369

Train to Munich, fly  •  5 h 9 min

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

$160 - $406

Train via München Hauptbahnhof  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bamberg to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)

$132 - $214

Train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Bamberg to Stuttgart Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic

$112 - $170

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Bamberg to Zürich 282.8 miles

$55 - $90

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bamberg to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Bamberg, Bamberg train and arriving at Zurich via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bamberg to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Bamberg and arriving at Zürich HB via Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

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The distance between Bamberg and Zürich is 330 km. The road distance is 452.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bamberg to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 6 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Bamberg to Zürich, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bamberg to Zürich is to train which takes 6 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Bamberg to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 206.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Bamberg to Zürich via München Hbf, München Hauptbahnhof, München Hackerbrücke, and München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) in around 6 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bamberg to Zürich via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 8 h 14 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
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 Bamberg to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bamberg, Bamberg train to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bamberg to Zürich is 452 km. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to drive from Bamberg to Zürich.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Zurich Airport.

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