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

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Train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Ulrichsbrücke-Füssen to Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf Rb
  2. Take the train from Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf to Zürich HB Ec

$76 - $133

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Train via Buchloe  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Füssen to Buchloe Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Buchloe to Zürich HB Ec

$102 - $163

Bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Schwangau Neuschwanstein to Munich, Munich central bus station 163
  2. Take the bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB 1-Y / ...

$148 - $215

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Schwangau to Zürich 150.8 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Füssen to Kaufbeuren
  2. Take the train from Kaufbeuren to München Hbf Gl.27-36
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH

$161 - $406

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The cheapest way to get from Schwangau to Zürich is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Schwangau to Zürich is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Schwangau and Zürich is 166 km. The road distance is 241.2 km.

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The best way to get from Schwangau to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs 85€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Schwangau to Zürich, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Schwangau to Zürich is to train which takes 5 h 31 min and costs 65€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 54 min.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Schwangau to Zürich is 241 km. It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to drive from Schwangau to Zürich.

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

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There are 519+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Schwangau to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 103.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Schwangau to Zürich via Ulrichsbrücke-Füssen and Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf in around 5 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Schwangau to Zürich via Schwangau Neuschwanstein and München ZOB in around 6 h 54 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ulrichsbrücke-Füssen to Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Füssen to Buchloe
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Buchloe to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Füssen to Kaufbeuren
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaufbeuren to München Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.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 Schwangau Neuschwanstein to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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