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There are 5 ways to get from Zürich to Engelberg (Leonberg) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Stuttgart Hbf Ic

77€ - 176€

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Bus  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Reutlingen, Reutlingen central station N42

17€ - 63€

3 alternative options

Train, line 199 bus  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Singen(Hohentwiel) Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Horb Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Horb to Tuebingen Hbf Rb
  4. Take the train from Tuebingen Hbf to Metzingen(Wuertt) Re / ...
  5. Take the line 199 bus from Metzingen Busbf to Beuren Brühl 199

47€ - 166€

Drive  •  2h 32m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Engelberg (Leonberg) 248.8 km

27€ - 40€

Fly, line 74 bus, train, line 199 bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Stuttgart (STR) ZRH - STR
  2. Take the line 74 bus from Bernhausen Bahnhof to Nürtingen ZOB
  3. Take the train from Nürtingen to Neuffen
  4. Take the line 199 bus from Neuffen Bf to Beuren Brühl

86€ - 322€

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Engelberg (Leonberg) is to bus which costs SFr 18 - SFr 70 and takes 5h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Engelberg (Leonberg) is to drive which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 2h 32m.

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The distance between Zürich and Engelberg (Leonberg) is 149 km. The road distance is 248.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Engelberg (Leonberg) without a car is to train which takes 4h 49m and costs SFr 80 - SFr 190.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m to get from Zürich to Engelberg (Leonberg), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Engelberg (Leonberg) is to train which takes 4h 49m and costs SFr 80 - SFr 190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 18 - SFr 70 and takes 5h 19m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Engelberg (Leonberg) is 249 km. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Zürich to Engelberg (Leonberg).

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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There are 515+ hotels available in Engelberg (Leonberg). Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Engelberg (Leonberg).
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  • Distance: 149 km
  • Duration: 4h 49m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Engelberg (Leonberg), Baden-Württemberg, Germany?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zuerich Hb to Stuttgart Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost 65€ - 120€ and the journey takes 2h 55m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich to Reutlingen, Reutlingen central station twice daily. Tickets cost 12€ - 15€ and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 250€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Horb
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Horb
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Tuebingen Hbf to Metzingen(Wuertt)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Horb
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Horb to Tuebingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Tuebingen Hbf to Metzingen(Wuertt)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Singen to Horb
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Singen to Horb
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Tübingen Hauptbahnhof to Metzingen
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Nürtingen to Neuffen
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Horb to Tübingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Tuebingen Hbf to Metzingen(Wuertt)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Reutlingen, Reutlingen central station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Bus from Metzingen Busbf to Beuren Brühl
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Bus from Bernhausen Bahnhof to Nürtingen ZOB
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Bus from Neuffen Bf to Beuren Brühl
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 20.

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