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There are 11 ways to get from Zürich to Leinefelde by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Ice
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Leinefelde Re / ...

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Bus  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Göttingen central bus station N24

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Train via Basel  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe 20 / ...
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Leinefelde Re / ...

Night train, train  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Goettingen Nj
  2. Take the train from Goettingen to Leinefelde Re / ...

Drive  •  5h 37m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Leinefelde 663.2 km

Fly Zurich to Hannover, train  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Hannover (HAJ) ZRH - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Goettingen
  3. Take the train from Goettingen to Leinefelde

Fly Zurich to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Leinefelde

Fly Zurich to Nuremberg, train  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nuremberg (NUE) ZRH - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Leinefelde

Train to Basel, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe
  4. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Leinefelde

Fly Zurich to Munich, train  •  7h 39m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Muenchen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Bamberg
  4. Take the train from Bamberg to Erfurt Hbf
  5. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Leinefelde

Fly Zurich to Dusseldorf, train  •  8h 25m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) ZRH - DUS
  2. Take the train from D-Flughafen Bf to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Goettingen
  4. Take the train from Goettingen to Leinefelde

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Leinefelde is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 40 and takes 11h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Zürich to Leinefelde is to drive which takes 5h 37m and costs SFr 80 - SFr 120.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich station to Leinefelde. However, there are services departing from Zurich Bus Station and arriving at Leinefelde, ZOB via Göttingen Bahnhof/ZOB and Duderstadt ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Leinefelde. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Leinefelde via Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 37m.

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The distance between Zürich and Leinefelde is 465 km. The road distance is 663.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Leinefelde without a car is to train which takes 6h 37m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 220.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Zürich to Leinefelde, including transfers.

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Zürich to Leinefelde bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich Bus Station.

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Zürich to Leinefelde train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Leinefelde is to train which takes 6h 37m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 40 and takes 11h 14m.

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  • Distance: 465.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 37m

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Leinefelde via Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe in around 6h 37m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich Bus Station to Göttingen central bus station twice daily. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 9h. FlixBus-de also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €440
Flights from Zurich to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €440
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €460
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €490
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €220
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €440
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €460
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €220
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €320
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.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bamberg to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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.com
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Leinefelde
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Leinefelde
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Leinefelde
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Leinefelde
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
DB Regio AG Südost
Phone
01806 996633
Email
regio.suedost@deutschebahn.com
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Leinefelde
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
DB Regio AG Südost
Train from Göttingen to Leinefelde
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB Regio AG Südost
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Leinefelde
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Südost
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Leinefelde
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Leinefelde
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
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
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Bamberg to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
metronom
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Flixtrain
DB Regio AG Bayern
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Flughafen München to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Bayern
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Göttingen central bus station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
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.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Göttingen ZOB
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Hannover Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Zürich to Leinefelde bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Göttingen central bus station.

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Zürich to Leinefelde train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Leinefelde station.

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