There are 8 ways to get from Würzburg to Switzerland by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Würzburg to Zurich 024 / ...

$31 - $54

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Rideshare  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Würzburg to Zurich 226.6 miles

$26

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Train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$118 - $236

Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic

$105 - $165

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Würzburg to Zürich 225.8 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL

$107 - $323

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Zurich  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Zurich (ZRH) NUE - ZRH

$106 - $313

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH

$105 - $284

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Würzburg to Switzerland is to rideshare which costs 22€ and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Würzburg to Switzerland is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Würzburg to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Würzburg Hbf and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 1 min.

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The distance between Würzburg and Switzerland is 356 km. The road distance is 361.3 km.

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The best way to get from Würzburg to Switzerland without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 46 min and costs 26€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Würzburg to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Würzburg to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Würzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Würzburg to Switzerland is to bus which takes 5 h 46 min and costs 26€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Würzburg to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Würzburg to Switzerland is 361 km. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Würzburg to Switzerland.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport.

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Map of how to get from Würzburg to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 222.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

What companies run services between Würzburg, Germany and Switzerland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Würzburg to Zürich 3 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Würzburg to Zürich via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel SBB, and Zürich HB in around 6 h 1 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Train operators
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 Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Würzburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Würzburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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