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There are 8 ways to get from Ingolstadt to Einsiedeln Abbey by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Ingolstadt Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to St. Gallen(Ch) Ec
  3. Take the train from St. Gallen to Biberbrugg Ir

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Bus  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Ingolstadt to Zurich Bus Station 283

SFr 40 - SFr 56

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Train via Ingolstadt Nord  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Ingolstadt Nord to Muenchen Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to St. Gallen(Ch) Ec
  3. Take the train from St. Gallen to Biberbrugg Ir

Train via Ulm  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Ingolstadt Hbf to Ulm Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Schaffhausen Ire
  3. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich Oerlikon S24 / ...

SFr 68 - SFr 118

Drive  •  3h 39m

  1. Drive from Ingolstadt to Einsiedeln Abbey 393.7 km

SFr 45 - SFr 70

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Zurich, train  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Ingolstadt Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Zurich (ZRH) NUE - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Wädenswil to Einsiedeln

Train to Munich, fly to Zurich, train  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Ingolstadt Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Wädenswil to Einsiedeln

Train to Munich, fly to Basel, train  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Ingolstadt Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wädenswil
  5. Take the train from Wädenswil to Einsiedeln

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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Einsiedeln Abbey is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Einsiedeln Abbey is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Einsiedeln Abbey is 2 metres.

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The cost-effective way to get from Ingolstadt to Einsiedeln Abbey is to bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 8h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Ingolstadt to Einsiedeln Abbey is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ingolstadt to Einsiedeln Abbey. However, there are services departing from Ingolstadt Hbf and arriving at Einsiedeln via Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36, St. Gallen and Biberbrugg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 3m.

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The distance between Ingolstadt and Einsiedeln Abbey is 270 km. The road distance is 393.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ingolstadt to Einsiedeln Abbey without a car is to train which takes 7h 3m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 3m to get from Ingolstadt to Einsiedeln Abbey, including transfers.

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Ingolstadt to Einsiedeln Abbey train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Ingolstadt Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Ingolstadt to Einsiedeln Abbey is to train which takes 7h 3m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 8h 11m.

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

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Ingolstadt to Einsiedeln Abbey train services, operated by Südostbahn, arrive at Biberbrugg station.

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Map of how to get from Ingolstadt to Einsiedeln Abbey.
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  • Distance: 269.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 3m

What companies run services between Ingolstadt, Germany and Einsiedeln Abbey, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Ingolstadt to Einsiedeln Abbey via Muenchen Hbf, Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36, St. Gallen, Biberbrugg, and Einsiedeln in around 7h 3m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ingolstadt to Zurich Bus Station 4 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 25 - SFr 31 and the journey takes 6h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 240
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 410
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 330
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 500
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 400
Flights from Munich to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 240
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 500
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 400
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ingolstadt Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ingolstadt Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ingolstadt Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ingolstadt Nord to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ingolstadt Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to St. Gallen(Ch)
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Biberbrugg
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Wädenswil to Einsiedeln
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
agilis
Phone
+49 800 589 28 40
Website
agilis.de
Train from Ingolstadt Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
agilis.de
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Zürich Oerlikon
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Wädenswil
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 12
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ingolstadt Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 23
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 33 - SFr 39
1st Class
SFr 27 - SFr 32
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ingolstadt to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 31
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Ingolstadt to Einsiedeln Abbey is 394 km. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Ingolstadt to Einsiedeln Abbey.

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

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There are 63+ hotels available in Einsiedeln Abbey. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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