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There are 6 ways to get from Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended

Train

  1. Take the train from Villingen to Singen
  2. Take the train from Singen to Zürich HB

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Schwenningen Rössleplatz to Zurich Bus Station

Train via Konstanz

  1. Take the train from Villingen to Konstanz Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Konstanz to Zürich Flughafen

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Villingen to Singen
  2. Take the bus from Singen Bahnhof - ZOB to Stein am Rhein Bf
  3. Take the train from Stein am Rhein to Winterthur

Drive

  1. Drive from Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport (ZRH)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport

Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) by train

The train journey time between Villingen-Schwenningen and Zurich Airport (ZRH) is around 2h 38m and covers a distance of around 139 km. This includes an average layover time of around 53 min. The fastest train normally takes 2h 36m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, BahnTouristikExpress GmbH and others, the Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) train service departs from Villingen and arrives in Zürich Flughafen. Typically 104 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 44m
Layover time:
53 min
Total time:
2h 38m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h 36m
Train distance:
139 km
Trains per week:
104
Cheapest price:
SFr 48
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:39
Last train departs at:
21:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) train schedules

Trains departing Thursday, October 28, 2021

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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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 1.5 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: 23 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to drive which costs €10 - €15 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to drive which costs €10 - €15 and takes 1h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport (ZRH). However, there are services departing from Villingen and arriving at Zürich Flughafen via Singen and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 14m.

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The distance between Villingen-Schwenningen and Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 68 km. The road distance is 91.8 km.

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The best way to get from Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) without a car is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs €55 - €130.

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It takes approximately 2h 14m to get from Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport (ZRH), including transfers.

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Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Villingen station.

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The best way to get from Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs €55 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €17 - €29 and takes 2h 28m.

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Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 92 km. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport (ZRH).

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  • Distance: 68.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 14m

What companies run services between Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany and Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland?

You can take a train from Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport (ZRH) via Singen and Zürich HB in around 2h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Schwenningen Rössleplatz to Zurich Bus Station once daily. Tickets cost SFr 8 - SFr 11 and the journey takes 2h 5m.

Train operators
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Villingen to Singen
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Villingen to Konstanz Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Villingen(Schwarzw) to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Villingen(Schwarzw) to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Train from Villingen(Schwarzw) to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Train from Villingen(Schwarzw) to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Villingen to Singen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Villingen to Konstanz Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.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 Singen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Konstanz to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Konstanz to Zuerich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 17
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Train from Stein am Rhein to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Schwenningen Rössleplatz to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Sonstige
Website
suedbadenbus.de
Bus from Singen Bahnhof - ZOB to Stein am Rhein Bf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
suedbadenbus.de
Swiss PostAuto
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Villingen-Schwenningen to Zurich Airport
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 100

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