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There are 5 ways to get from Burghausen to Zürich by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Mühldorf(Oberbay) to München Hbf Gl.5-10 Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)

$118 - $196

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Bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Altötting to Munich, Munich central bus station 383
  2. Take the bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB 1-Y

$147 - $217

Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Burghausen to Zürich 272 miles

$55 - $85

Train, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Burghausen to Mühldorf(Oberbay)
  2. Take the train from Mühldorf(Oberbay) to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Freising
  4. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH

$144 - $390

Train, fly to Basel  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Mühldorf(Oberbay) to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$141 - $375

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The cheapest way to get from Burghausen to Zürich is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burghausen to Zürich is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Burghausen to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Burghausen and arriving at Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai) via Mühldorf(Oberbay) and München ZOB (Hackerbrücke). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 16 min.

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The distance between Burghausen and Zürich is 332 km. The road distance is 435.2 km.

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The best way to get from Burghausen to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 7 h 16 min and costs 100€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to get from Burghausen to Zürich, including transfers.

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Burghausen to Zürich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Mühldorf(Oberbay) station.

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The best way to get from Burghausen to Zürich is to train which takes 7 h 16 min and costs 100€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 190€ and takes 7 h 52 min.

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

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Burghausen to Zürich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai) station.

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Map of how to get from Burghausen to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 207.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 16 min

What companies run services between Burghausen, Bavaria, Germany and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Burghausen to Zürich via Mühldorf(Oberbay), München Hbf Gl.5-10, and München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) in around 7 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burghausen to Zürich via Altötting, Altötting, and München ZOB in around 7 h 52 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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 Mühldorf(Oberbay) to München Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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 Burghausen to Mühldorf(Oberbay)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mühldorf(Oberbay) to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Freising
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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 Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Altötting to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $10
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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Yes, the driving distance between Burghausen to Zürich is 435 km. It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to drive from Burghausen to Zürich.

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

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