There are 11 ways to get from Switzerland to Halle (Saale) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf Ice

143€ - 214€

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Bus  •  14h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Chemnitz N42
  2. Take the bus from Chemnitz to Halle 182 / ...

41€ - 54€

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Train via Stuttgart  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Schaffhausen 12 / ...
  2. Take the train from Singen to Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station to Halle

68€ - 101€

Train #2  •  12h 16m

  1. Take the train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Schaffhausen 12 / ...
  2. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf 8-Y / ...
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf Ice

161€ - 233€

Drive  •  6h 23m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Halle (Saale) 709.9 km

80€ - 130€

Fly Basel to Leipzig  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Leipzig (LEJ) BSL - LEJ

91€ - 259€

Fly Zurich to Leipzig  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Leipzig (LEJ) ZRH - LEJ

84€ - 294€

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Leipzig  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Boeblingen
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Leipzig (LEJ) STR - LEJ

129€ - 486€

Fly Zurich to Berlin Tegel, train  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) ZRH - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf

58€ - 283€

Fly Zurich to Dresden, train  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dresden (DRS) ZRH - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf

102€ - 328€

Fly Basel to Berlin Tegel, train  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BSL - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf

44€ - 208€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Halle (Saale) is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 14h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Halle (Saale) is to fly which costs SFr 95 - SFr 280 and takes 5h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Switzerland to Halle (Saale). However, there are services departing from Zürich, Sprecherstrasse and arriving at Halle via Zurich and Chemnitz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Halle (Saale). However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Halle(Saale)Hbf via Zuerich Hb and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 34m.

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The distance between Switzerland and Halle (Saale) is 588 km. The road distance is 709.9 km.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Halle (Saale) without a car is to train which takes 8h 34m and costs SFr 150 - SFr 230.

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It takes approximately 8h 34m to get from Switzerland to Halle (Saale), including transfers.

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Switzerland to Halle (Saale) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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Switzerland to Halle (Saale) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Halle (Saale) is to train which takes 8h 34m and costs SFr 150 - SFr 230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 14h 36m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 95 - SFr 280 and takes 5h 37m.

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  • Distance: 587.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 34m

What companies run services between Switzerland and Halle (Saale), Germany?

You can take a train from Zürich to Halle (Saale) via Zuerich Hb and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 8h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Halle (Saale) via Zürich, Bahnhofplatz/HB, Zurich, and Chemnitz in around 14h 36m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 480€
Flights from Basel to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 420€
Flights from Basel to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 480€
Flights from Basel to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 480€
Flights from Basel to Leipzig via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 480€
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig via Geneva, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 950€
Flights from Stuttgart to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 650€
Flights from Stuttgart to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 650€
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 350€
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 350€
Flights from Zurich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 400€
Flights from Zurich to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
Flights from Zurich to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
Flights from Zurich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 400€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 180€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Basel to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 420€
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
Flights from Stuttgart to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Flights from Zurich to Dresden via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Leipzig via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 470€
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 410€
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 460€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
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 Zuerich Hb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ulm Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Zürich Stadelhofen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Boeblingen
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Singen to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station to Halle
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin, Berlin central station to Halle, Halle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Flixtrain
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Boeblingen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Boeblingen
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Zurich to Chemnitz
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chemnitz to Halle
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Leipzig Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Switzerland to Halle (Saale) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Halle station.

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Switzerland to Halle (Saale) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Halle(Saale)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Halle (Saale) is 710 km. It takes approximately 6h 23m to drive from Switzerland to Halle (Saale).

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Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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There are 182+ hotels available in Halle (Saale). Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 12 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 4.

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