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There are 5 ways to get from Reutlingen to Zürich by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Reutlingen, Reutlingen central station to Zurich 306 / ...

$11 - $18

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Train  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the train from Horb to Zürich HB Ic

$63 - $107

Bus, train  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Reutlingen, Reutlingen central station to Schaffhausen 124
  2. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich Stadelhofen 9 / ...

$30 - $55

Drive  •  2h 10m

  1. Drive from Reutlingen to Zürich 128.2 miles

$27 - $40

Train, fly  •  3h 36m

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

$71 - $253

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The cheapest way to get from Reutlingen to Zürich is to bus which costs 9€ - 16€ and takes 3h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Reutlingen to Zürich is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Reutlingen, Reutlingen central station station and arriving at Zurich. Services depart once daily, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Reutlingen to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Reutlingen Hbf and arriving at Zürich HB via Tübingen Hbf and Horb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 23m.

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The distance between Reutlingen and Zürich is 134 km. The road distance is 205.1 km.

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The best way to get from Reutlingen to Zürich without a car is to bus which takes 3h 15m and costs 9€ - 16€.

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The bus from Reutlingen, Reutlingen central station to Zurich takes 3h 15m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Reutlingen to Zürich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Horb station.

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The best way to get from Reutlingen to Zürich is to bus which takes 3h 15m and costs 9€ - 16€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 4h 23m.

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  • Distance: 83.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Reutlingen to Zürich once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $18 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Reutlingen to Zürich every 2 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 2h 11m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
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 Horb to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Reutlingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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 Schaffhausen to Zürich Stadelhofen
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Reutlingen Hauptbahnhof to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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 Reutlingen, Reutlingen central station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Reutlingen, Reutlingen central station to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Reutlingen to Zürich is 205 km. It takes approximately 2h 10m to drive from Reutlingen to Zürich.

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Swiss offers flights from Stuttgart Airport to Zurich Airport.

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