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There are 9 ways to get from Zürich to Lützen by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Leipzig Hbf Ice / ...

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Bus  •  11h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Munich central bus station X06 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Leipzig central train station N95 / ...

7 alternative options

Night train  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Leipzig Hbf Nj / ...

Drive  •  5h 44m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lützen 662.2 km

Fly Zurich to Leipzig  •  7h 27m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Leipzig (LEJ) ZRH - LEJ

Fly Zurich to Dresden, train  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dresden (DRS) ZRH - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf

Train to Basel, fly to Leipzig  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Leipzig (LEJ) BSL - LEJ

Fly Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg, train  •  8h 13m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Brandenburg (BER) ZRH - BER
  2. Take the train from S Südkreuz Bhf to Leipzig Hbf

Fly Zurich to Hannover, train  •  9h 34m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Hannover (HAJ) ZRH - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf

Zürich to Lützen by train and bus

21 Weekly Services
8h 58m Average Duration
€235 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Lützen is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 95 and takes 11h 57m.

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The fastest way to get from Zürich to Lützen is to drive which takes 5h 44m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 180.

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The distance between Zürich and Lützen is 809 km. The road distance is 662.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Lützen without a car is to train which takes 8h 58m and costs SFr 230 - SFr 420.

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It takes approximately 8h 58m to get from Zürich to Lützen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Lützen is to train which takes 8h 58m and costs SFr 230 - SFr 420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 95 and takes 11h 57m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 130 - SFr 310 and takes 7h 27m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Lützen is 662 km. It takes approximately 5h 44m to drive from Zürich to Lützen.

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  • Distance: 808.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 58m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Zuerich Hb to Leipzig Hbf 3 times a day. Tickets cost €110 - €130 and the journey takes 7h 11m. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Lützen via Munich central bus station, Leipzig central train station, Leipzig Hbf, Markranstaedt, and Markranstädt, Bahnhof in around 11h 57m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €490
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €490
Flights from Zurich to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €490
Flights from Zurich to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Flights from Basel to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€180 - €480
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €480
Flights from Zurich to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €700
Flights from Zurich to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €410
Flights from Zurich to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€190 - €850
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €480
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €490
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Basel to Leipzig via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Basel to Leipzig via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€35 - €220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Train operators
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.de
Train from Zuerich Hb to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €130
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€32 - €36
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €32
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from S Südkreuz Bhf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€37 - €42
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €56
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
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
+41 848 44 66 88
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€230 - €410
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en
Train from Zürich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Zuerich Hb to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €170
Seating Carriage
€55 - €95
Couchette Carriage
€110 - €150
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
Night train from Zuerich Hb to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€140 - €190
Website
https://www.oebb.at/en/
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€22 - €29
1st Class
€35 - €50
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).

Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.fr
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Leipzig central train station
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 222 222 221
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai to Munich Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
https://regiojet.com/

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