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There are 4 ways to get from Zürich to Kitzbühel by train, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Kitzbuehel Ec

100€ - 180€

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Fly, train  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Kufstein
  3. Take the train from Woergl Hbf to Kitzbuehel Hahnenkamm

90€ - 364€

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Train via Woergl Hbf  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Woergl Hbf Rjx / ...

99€ - 185€

Drive  •  4h 14m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Kitzbühel 380.1 km

40€ - 60€

Zürich to Kitzbühel by train

The train journey time between Zürich and Kitzbühel is around 4h 48m and covers a distance of around 369 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 48m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Zürich to Kitzbühel train service departs from Zuerich Hb and arrives in Kitzbuehel. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zürich to Kitzbühel train schedules

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kitzbühel is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kitzbühel is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kitzbühel is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Austria.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Kitzbühel is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 65 and takes 4h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Zürich to Kitzbühel is to drive. Taking this option will cost SFr 45 - SFr 65 and takes 4h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Kitzbuehel. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 48m.

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The distance between Zürich and Kitzbühel is 289 km. The road distance is 380.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Kitzbühel without a car is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 200.

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The train from Zuerich Hb to Kitzbuehel takes 4h 48m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Zürich to Kitzbühel train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Zürich to Kitzbühel train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Kitzbuehel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Kitzbühel is 380 km. It takes approximately 4h 14m to drive from Zürich to Kitzbühel.

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  • Distance: 289.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Kitzbühel, Austria?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zuerich Hb to Kitzbuehel once daily. Tickets cost 100€ - 180€ and the journey takes 4h 48m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
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 Kitzbuehel
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 180€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
90€ - 170€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Woergl Hbf to Kitzbuehel Hahnenkamm
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from München Ost to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
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Urlaubs-Express
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Ost to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
16€ - 25€
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Woergl Hbf to Kitzbuehel Hahnenkamm
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass

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

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There are 506+ hotels available in Kitzbühel. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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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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