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There are 5 ways to get from Zürich to Alpbach by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße 409 / ...

$70 - $101

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Bus, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Innsbruck
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Brixlegg Rex / ...

$67 - $88

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Train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Brixlegg Rex / ...

$93 - $146

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Alpbach 215.6 miles

$45 - $65

Fly, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein
  3. Take the train from Kufstein to Brixlegg

$171 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Alpbach is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 65 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Alpbach is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 65 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Alpbach is 255 km. The road distance is 345 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Alpbach without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 42 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Zürich to Alpbach, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Alpbach is to bus which takes 4 h 42 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 90 - SFr 150 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Alpbach is 345 km. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Zürich to Alpbach.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 2517+ hotels available in Alpbach. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Alpbach.
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  • Distance: 159.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Alpbach, Tirol, Austria?

FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Alpbach twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $28 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Alpbach via Innsbruck Hbf and Brixlegg in around 4 h 43 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train 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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Brixlegg
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Kufstein to Brixlegg
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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 Zurich to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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