There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Berchtesgaden by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Berchtesgaden Hbf R / ...

$94 - $153

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station X06 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich to Bad Reichenhall

$31 - $59

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Salzburg
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Berchtesgaden Hbf R / ...

$51 - $65

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Berchtesgaden 292.4 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Zurich to Salzburg, train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Salzburg (SZG) ZRH - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Aiglhof to Berchtesgaden Hbf

$127 - $350

Fly Zurich to Munich, train  •  6 h 53 min

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

$145 - $403

Train to Basel, fly to Munich, train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Freilassing

$153 - $387

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Berchtesgaden is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 60 and takes 7 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Berchtesgaden is to drive which costs SFr 60 - SFr 90 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Berchtesgaden is 336 km. The road distance is 467.9 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 25 min to get from Zürich to Berchtesgaden, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Berchtesgaden. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Berchtesgaden Hbf via Salzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Berchtesgaden.
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  • Distance: 209.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 25 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Berchtesgaden, Germany?

You can take a train from Zürich to Berchtesgaden via Salzburg Hbf in around 7 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Berchtesgaden via Munich, Munich central bus station, Munich, and Bad Reichenhall in around 7 h 57 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Berchtesgaden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Aiglhof to Berchtesgaden Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Freilassing
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freilassing to Berchtesgaden Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Mnichov, ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch

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