There are 5 ways to get from Heilbronn 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  •  4 h 47 min

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

$78 - $124

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Heilbronn, Heilbronn central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport 027 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Zurich Francfort-sur-le-Main > Mannheim > Karlsruhe > Stuttgart > Singen > Winterthur > Zurich > Lucerne > Milan > Turin - Gare routière / ...

$22 - $47

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Heilbronn to Zürich 166.5 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Zurich  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Heilbronn Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH

$83 - $254

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Heilbronn Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL

$122 - $338

What companies run services between Heilbronn, Germany and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Heilbronn to Zürich via Stuttgart Hbf and Zürich HB in around 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heilbronn to Zürich via Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport, Stuttgart, Zurich, and Zürich HB in around 5 h 57 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heilbronn Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heilbronn Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $26
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heilbronn, Heilbronn central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Heilbronn to Switzerland?

The distance between Heilbronn and Switzerland is 271 km. The road distance is 266 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Heilbronn to Switzerland is to bus which costs 17€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 57 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Heilbronn to Switzerland is to drive which takes 2 h 40 min and costs 28€ - 45€.

Is there a direct train between Heilbronn and Switzerland?

No, there is no direct train from Heilbronn to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Heilbronn Hbf and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Stuttgart Hbf and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Heilbronn to Switzerland, including transfers.