COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Switzerland. Learn More.

There are 4 ways to get from Tiengen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train, line 531 bus  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the train from Waldshut to Bülach S36 / ...
  2. Take the line 531 bus from Bülach, Bahnhof to Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof 531 / ...

SFr 9 - SFr 13

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 53m

  1. Take the train from Tiengen to Schaffhausen Ire / ...
  2. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich Flughafen S24

SFr 29 - SFr 50

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Tiengen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) 42.4 km

SFr 5 - SFr 8

Towncar  •  37 min

  1. Take a town car from Tiengen to Zurich Airport 42.4 km

SFr 55 - SFr 110

Germany → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Germany

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia in Germany
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (COVID-19 not detected) taken 3 days before boarding
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
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This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Austria: Salzburg, Kärnten, Niederösterreich, Steiermark
France: Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Île-de-France, Normandy, Aquitaine, Occitanie, Pays de la Loire, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Germany: Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia
Italy: Emilia-Romagna, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Marche, Apulia, Umbria, Abruzzo, Campania, Liguria, Molise, Tuscany

This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Brazil, Czech Republic, Estonia, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, South Africa, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Albania, Bahrain, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, United States, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Chile, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Maldives, Moldova and Peru
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (COVID-19 not detected) taken 3 days before boarding
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Zurich Airport (ZRH) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 7 Mar 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Tiengen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to drive which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tiengen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to drive which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tiengen to Zurich Airport (ZRH). However, there are services departing from Tiengen and arriving at Zürich Flughafen via Schaffhausen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 53m.

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The distance between Tiengen and Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 30 km. The road distance is 42.4 km.

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The best way to get from Tiengen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) without a car is to train and line 531 bus which takes 1h 52m and costs 8€ - 12€.

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It takes approximately 1h 52m to get from Tiengen to Zurich Airport (ZRH), including transfers.

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Tiengen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) train services, operated by DB ZugBus RAB GmbH, depart from Tiengen station.

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Tiengen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich Flughafen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tiengen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 42 km. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Tiengen to Zurich Airport (ZRH).

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There are 998+ hotels available in Zurich Airport (ZRH). Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Tiengen to Zurich Airport (ZRH).
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  • Distance: 29.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 52m

What companies run services between Tiengen, Germany and Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland?

You can take a train from Tiengen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) via Schaffhausen in around 1h 53m.

Train operators
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Waldshut to Bülach
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Tiengen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Tiengen(Hochrhein) to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 10
Website
reiseauskunft.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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bülach, Bahnhof to Zürich Flughafen, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 4
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Tiengen to Zurich Airport
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 110

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