Travel from Frankfurt-am-Main to Zürich

Train, bus or fly from Frankfurt am Main to Zürich?

German Railways (DB) operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Zürich 5 times a day. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 3 hours 55 minutes. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Zürich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 6 hours 40 minutes.

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How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zürich

ModeDurationPrice
From Frankfurt(Main)Hbf train to Zürich HB.3 h 55 min128€
From Frankfurt(Main)Hbf train to Basel SBB then train to Zürich HB.4 h 8 min144€
From Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station bus to Zurich.6 h 40 min35€
From Frankfurt(Main)Süd night train to Zürich HB.5 h 3 min39€
From Frankfurt rideshare to Zurich.4 h 18 min24€
From Frankfurt am Main drive to Zürich.3 h 46 min53€
From Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache train to Frankfurt airport, fly to Zurich airport, then line 16 train to Zürich.2 h 38 min124€
From Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache train to Frankfurt airport, fly to Basel airport, line 50 bus to Basel SBB, then train to Zürich.3 h 33 min159€

How long does it take to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zürich?

The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Zürich HB takes 3 hours 55 minutes including transfers and departs five times a day.

Is there a direct train between Frankfurt am Main and Zürich?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Zürich HB. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 hours 55 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Frankfurt am Main and Zürich?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Zurich. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 hours 40 minutes.

Operators from Frankfurt am Main to Zürich

OperatorPhoneWebsite
German Railways (DB)+49 0180 6 99 66 33German Railways (DB)
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
FlixBus+49 1807 123 99 123FlixBus
Nightjet+43 51717Nightjet
BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
S-BahnS-Bahn
SwissSwiss
LufthansaLufthansa
BVBBVB