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

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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

$71 - $131

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Bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Heilbronn, Heilbronn central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim 027
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Zurich N184 / ...

$23 - $41

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  •  3 h 33 min

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

$71 - $253

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

$120 - $345

Questions & Answers

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.

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The distance between Heilbronn and Switzerland is 271 km. The road distance is 266.4 km.

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The best way to get from Heilbronn to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs .

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

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Heilbronn to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Heilbronn Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Heilbronn to Switzerland is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Heilbronn to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heilbronn to Switzerland is 266 km. It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to drive from Heilbronn to Switzerland.

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Swiss offers flights from Stuttgart Airport to Zurich Airport.

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  • Distance: 169.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

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 North, Kornwestheim, Zurich, and Zürich HB in around 5 h 1 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

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 Heilbronn Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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
Train from Heilbronn Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
vvs.de
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 Heilbronn, Heilbronn central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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