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There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Offenberg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Munich  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 Ec
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Plattling Re

114€ - 197€

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Munich, Flg. Flughafen FJS, Terminal 2 RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Freising to Plattling Re / ...

30€ - 42€

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Train  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Linz Hbf Rjx
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Plattling Ice / ...

187€ - 320€

Drive  •  4h 4m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Offenberg 458.7 km

45€ - 75€

Fly from Zurich, train  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Plattling

82€ - 235€

Train to Stuttgart, fly, train  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Boeblingen
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Munich (MUC) STR - MUC
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  4. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Plattling

244€ - 383€

Train to Basel, fly, train  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  4. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Plattling

146€ - 447€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Offenberg is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Offenberg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Offenberg is to bus and train which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 8h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Offenberg is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 80 and takes 4h 4m.

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The distance between Zürich and Offenberg is 361 km. The road distance is 458.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Offenberg without a car is to train via Munich which takes 7h 32m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 220.

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It takes approximately 7h 32m to get from Zürich to Offenberg, including transfers.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Offenberg is 459 km. It takes approximately 4h 4m to drive from Zürich to Offenberg.

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

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There are 39+ hotels available in Offenberg. 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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Map of how to get from Zürich to Offenberg.
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  • Distance: 360.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 32m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Offenberg, Bavaria, Germany?

You can take a train from Zürich to Offenberg via Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36, Muenchen Hbf, Plattling, Deggendorf Hbf, and Deggendorf Hbf in around 7h 32m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Munich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
230€ - 370€
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
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 Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
90€ - 170€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
160€ - 280€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Boeblingen
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Muenchen Hbf to Plattling
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Freising to Plattling
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Plattling
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Linz Hbf to Plattling
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Munich, Flg. Flughafen FJS, Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
RegioJet

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