There are 4 ways to get from Zürich to Hinterzarten by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hauptbahnhof ZOB, Freiburg im Breisgau to Bahnhof, Hinterzarten Bus

$60 - $98

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Bus, train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Freiburg N99 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hauptbahnhof ZOB, Freiburg im Breisgau to Bahnhof, Hinterzarten Bus

$22 - $33

2 alternative options

Train via Basel SBB  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hauptbahnhof ZOB, Freiburg im Breisgau to Bahnhof, Hinterzarten Bus

$62 - $104

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Hinterzarten 61.6 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Hinterzarten. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Bahnhof, Hinterzarten via Hauptbahnhof ZOB, Freiburg im Breisgau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Hinterzarten is 69 km. The road distance is 98.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Hinterzarten without a car is to train which takes 3 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Zürich to Hinterzarten, including transfers.

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Zürich to Hinterzarten train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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Zürich to Hinterzarten train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bahnhof, Hinterzarten station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Hinterzarten is 99 km. It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to drive from Zürich to Hinterzarten.

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There are 1073+ hotels available in Hinterzarten. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Hinterzarten.
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  • Distance: 42.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Hinterzarten via Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf and Hauptbahnhof ZOB, Freiburg im Breisgau in around 3 h 45 min.

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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Hauptbahnhof ZOB, Freiburg im Breisgau to Bahnhof, Hinterzarten
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 Basel Sbb to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Freiburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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