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

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Train  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Neckarsulm to Stuttgart Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ic

SFr 76 - SFr 120

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Neckarsulm to Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zuffenhausen Station to Zürich

SFr 21 - SFr 32

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Bus  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Neckarsulm station west to Freiburg 015
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Zurich Bus Station 476 / ...

SFr 33 - SFr 46

Drive  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from Neckarsulm to Zürich 271.6 km

SFr 30 - SFr 50

Train, fly  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the train from Neckarsulm to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH

SFr 103 - SFr 220

Neckarsulm to Switzerland by train

The train journey time between Neckarsulm and Switzerland is around 4h 51m and covers a distance of around 290 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 10m. Operated by Go Ahead BW, Abellio, Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS) and others, the Neckarsulm to Switzerland train service departs from Neckarsulm and arrives in Zürich Stadelhofen. Typically 46 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 51m
Fastest train time:
4h 10m
Train distance:
290 km
Trains per week:
46
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:13
Last train departs at:
23:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Neckarsulm to Switzerland train schedules

Germany → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Health declaration required
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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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This applies to arrivals from India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Switzerland is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Switzerland is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Switzerland is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Neckarsulm to Switzerland is to train and bus which costs €19 - €30 and takes 7h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Neckarsulm to Switzerland is to drive which costs €29 - €45 and takes 2h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Neckarsulm to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Neckarsulm and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Stuttgart Hbf and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 45m.

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The distance between Neckarsulm and Switzerland is 276 km. The road distance is 271.6 km.

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The best way to get from Neckarsulm to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 4h 45m and costs €65 - €110.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Neckarsulm to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Neckarsulm to Switzerland train services, operated by Go Ahead BW, depart from Neckarsulm station.

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The best way to get from Neckarsulm to Switzerland is to train which takes 4h 45m and costs €65 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 6h 11m.

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

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Neckarsulm to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Zuerich Hb station.

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Map of how to get from Neckarsulm to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 275.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 45m

What companies run services between Neckarsulm, Germany and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Neckarsulm to Zürich via Stuttgart Hbf and Zürich HB in around 4h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Neckarsulm to Zürich via Freiburg, Zurich Bus Station, and Zürich HB in around 6h 11m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 550
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 550
Train operators
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Neckarsulm to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Neckarsulm to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Neckarsulm to Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Neckarsulm to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Neckarsulm to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 11
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Neckarsulm to Bad Cannstatt
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 12
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Neckarsulm to Mannheim Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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 Neckarsulm to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 25
Website
Railjet
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Neckarsulm station west to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Zuffenhausen Station to Zürich
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 17
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Neckarsulm to Switzerland is 272 km. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Neckarsulm to Switzerland.

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