There are 5 ways to get from Erlangen to Switzerland by plane, bus, train or car

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

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Fly  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Zurich (ZRH) NUE - ZRH

$79 - $273

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Winterthur Ouibus

$69 - $105

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Erlangen to Munich, Munich central bus station X28 / ...
  2. Take the bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB 1-Y

$149 - $223

Train  •  7 h 10 min

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

$111 - $189

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Erlangen to Zürich 281.5 miles

$55 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Erlangen to Switzerland is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Erlangen to Switzerland is to fly which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Erlangen and Switzerland is 372 km. The road distance is 450.5 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Erlangen to Switzerland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Erlangen to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Erlangen and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Nürnberg Hbf, Stuttgart Hbf and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Erlangen, Germany and Switzerland?

Swiss and Lufthansa fly from Erlangen to Zürich every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Erlangen to Zürich via Munich, Munich central bus station, München ZOB, Zürich, Sihlquai/HB, and Zürich HB in around 7 h 6 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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Erlangen to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Stuttgart to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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