There are 8 ways to get from Zürich to Berchtesgaden by bus, train, night train, 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

Bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB 2-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich to Bad Reichenhall

$154 - $220

Cheapest option

Night train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf En

$120 - $199

6 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to München Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from München Ost to Berchtesgaden Hbf Ic

$130 - $209

Train via Ulm Hbf  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf Ire
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Augsburg Hbf to Berchtesgaden Hbf Ic

$124 - $203

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Berchtesgaden 292.4 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Zurich to Munich, train  •  7 h 14 min

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

$132 - $387

Fly Zurich to Salzburg  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Salzburg (SZG) ZRH - SZG

$134 - $362

Train to Basel, fly to Munich, train  •  9 h 28 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 Ost to Berchtesgaden Hbf

$140 - $372

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

You can take a bus from Zürich to Berchtesgaden via München ZOB, Munich, and Bad Reichenhall in around 7 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Berchtesgaden via München Hbf, Hauptbahnhof Süd, Ostbahnhof, and München Ost in around 8 h 18 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 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
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
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 München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $170
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
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Ost to Berchtesgaden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Augsburg Hbf to Berchtesgaden Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $43
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$43
Bus operators
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
FlixBus
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zürich to Berchtesgaden?

The distance between Zürich and Berchtesgaden is 336 km. The road distance is 468 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zürich to Berchtesgaden?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Zürich to Berchtesgaden?

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

Is there a direct train between Zürich and Berchtesgaden?

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Berchtesgaden. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Berchtesgaden Hbf via Schaffhausen, Ulm Hbf and Augsburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 9 min.

How long does it take to get from Zürich to Berchtesgaden?

It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from Zürich to Berchtesgaden, including transfers.