There are 10 ways to get from Switzerland to Willingen by train, bus, car, plane or ferry

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Train  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marburg(Lahn) Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Marburg(Lahn) to Willingen Rb

112€ - 204€

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Bus  •  14h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Heidelberg 108 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Winterberg 110

40€ - 51€

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Bus, train  •  12h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Winterthur to Frankfurt
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marburg(Lahn) Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Marburg(Lahn) to Willingen Rb

71€ - 134€

Drive  •  5h 30m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Willingen 572.7 km

65€ - 100€

Fly Zurich to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 32m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marburg(Lahn)
  3. Take the train from Marburg(Lahn) to Willingen

117€ - 434€

Fly Basel to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marburg(Lahn)
  3. Take the train from Marburg(Lahn) to Willingen

104€ - 399€

Line 202 ferry to Friedrichshafen, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the line 202 ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Haf9
  2. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Frankfurt (FRA) FDH - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marburg(Lahn)
  4. Take the train from Marburg(Lahn) to Willingen

Fly Geneva to Frankfurt, train  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marburg(Lahn)
  3. Take the train from Marburg(Lahn) to Willingen

121€ - 341€

Fly Zurich to Cologne Bonn, train  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) ZRH - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Hagen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hagen Hauptbahnhof to Brilon Wald

83€ - 358€

Fly Zurich to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 51m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) ZRH - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Schwerte
  3. Take the train from Schwerte to Brilon Wald

78€ - 270€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Willingen is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 55 and takes 14h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Willingen is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 5h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Switzerland to Willingen. However, there are services departing from Zürich, Sprecherstrasse and arriving at Willingen via Zurich, Heidelberg and Winterberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Willingen. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Willingen via Zuerich Hb, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Marburg(Lahn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 14m.

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The distance between Switzerland and Willingen is 501 km. The road distance is 572.7 km.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Willingen without a car is to train which takes 9h 14m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 220.

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It takes approximately 9h 14m to get from Switzerland to Willingen, including transfers.

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Switzerland to Willingen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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Switzerland to Willingen 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 Willingen is to train which takes 9h 14m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 55 and takes 14h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to Willingen.
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  • Distance: 500.8 km
  • Duration: 9h 14m

What companies run services between Switzerland and Willingen, Hesse, Germany?

You can take a train from Zürich to Willingen via Zuerich Hb, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Marburg(Lahn) in around 9h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Willingen via Zürich, Bahnhofplatz/HB, Zurich, Heidelberg, and Winterberg in around 14h 43m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 440€
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 350€
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 360€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
24€ - 220€
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 Marburg(Lahn)
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marburg(Lahn)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Marburg(Lahn) to Willingen
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hagen Hauptbahnhof to Brilon Wald
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Schwerte to Brilon Wald
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marburg(Lahn)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln Dom / Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
National Express Rail
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Schwerte
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
eurobahn.de
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Schwerte
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Winterthur to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€
Website
Marino Autolinee
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 Zurich to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Heidelberg to Winterberg
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
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
Ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Haf9
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Switzerland to Willingen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Winterberg station.

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Switzerland to Willingen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Willingen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Willingen is 573 km. It takes approximately 5h 30m to drive from Switzerland to Willingen.

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FlexFlight ApS, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 1449+ hotels available in Willingen. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 18 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 20.

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