There are 8 ways to get from Regensburg to Zürich by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via München Hackerbrücke  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to München Hbf Ex / ...
  2. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)

$121 - $191

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Bus via Munich, Munich central bus station  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Regensburg, Regensburg central station to Munich, Munich central bus station 121 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich X06 / ...

$16 - $42

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Train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to München Hbf Ex / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Zürich HB Ec

$120 - $199

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Regensburg, Regensburg central station to Zurich 283

$27 - $45

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Regensburg to Zürich 270.8 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Munich, fly to Zurich  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Freising
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH

$123 - $359

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Zurich  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Zurich (ZRH) NUE - ZRH

$106 - $313

Train to Munich, fly to Basel, train  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Freising
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$120 - $343

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The cheapest way to get from Regensburg to Zürich is to bus which costs 13€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Regensburg to Zürich is to train and fly which costs 90€ - 270€ and takes 3 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Regensburg, Regensburg central station station and arriving at Zurich. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Regensburg to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Regensburg Hbf and arriving at Zürich HB via München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 43 min.

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The distance between Regensburg and Zürich is 321 km. The road distance is 433.3 km.

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The best way to get from Regensburg to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 6 h 14 min and costs 100€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Regensburg to Zürich, including transfers.

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Regensburg to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Regensburg, Regensburg central station.

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Regensburg to Zürich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Regensburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Regensburg to Zürich is to train which takes 6 h 14 min and costs 100€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Regensburg to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 200.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

What companies run services between Regensburg, Germany and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Regensburg to Zürich via München Hbf, München Hauptbahnhof Nord, München Hackerbrücke, and München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) in around 6 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Regensburg to Zürich via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 6 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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 Regensburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Freising
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Regensburg, Regensburg central station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Regensburg, Regensburg central station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Regensburg Hbf to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $8
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Regensburg to München
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Munich, ZOB to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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

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Regensburg to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Regensburg to Zürich is 433 km. It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to drive from Regensburg to Zürich.

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

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