There are 7 ways to get from Baumholder to Switzerland by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Idar-Oberstein to Mainz Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Zürich HB Ec

$129 - $209

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Idar-Oberstein to Saarbrücken Hbf Re
  2. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Strasbourg 211 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport
  4. Take the bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Zurich 108

$53 - $84

5 alternative options

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Idar-Oberstein to Mainz Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Zürich HB Ice / ...

$127 - $208

Train, bus Eurolines CH  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Idar-Oberstein to Saarbrücken Hbf Re
  2. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Strasbourg 211 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Zurich

$60 - $83

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Baumholder to Zürich 245.5 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Idar-Oberstein to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL

$117 - $339

Train, train to Luxembourg, fly to Zurich  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Idar-Oberstein to Saarbrücken Hbf
  2. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH) LUX - ZRH

$117 - $339

What companies run services between Baumholder, Germany and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Baumholder to Zürich via Idar-Oberstein, Mainz Hbf, and Zürich HB in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Idar-Oberstein to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mainz Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mainz Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Idar-Oberstein to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
bahn.de
Train from Idar-Oberstein to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saarbrücken to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Strasbourg to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Strasbourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Baumholder to Switzerland?

The distance between Baumholder and Switzerland is 320 km. The road distance is 393 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Baumholder to Switzerland?

The cheapest way to get from Baumholder to Switzerland is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Baumholder to Switzerland?

The quickest way to get from Baumholder to Switzerland is to drive which takes 4 h 10 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

Is there a direct train between Baumholder and Switzerland?

No, there is no direct train from Baumholder to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Baumholder and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Idar-Oberstein, Mainz Hbf and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Baumholder to Switzerland?

It takes approximately 7 h 25 min to get from Baumholder to Switzerland, including transfers.