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

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Fly to Poznan  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Poznan (POZ) ZRH - POZ

$89 - $771

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Bus Sindbad  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Lindau 283 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lindau to Poznań

$48 - $72

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Fly to Wroclaw, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Wroclaw (WRO) ZRH - WRO
  2. Take the train from Wroclaw Mikolajow to Poznan Gl.

$105 - $401

Train via Berlin Ostbahnhof  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Berlin Ostbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Poznan Gl. D

$234 - $380

Train  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Singen 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Poznan Gl. En

$202 - $308

Bus Eurolines CH  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Poznań

$75 - $100

Drive  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Poznań 678.1 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Poznań is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 17 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Poznań is to fly which costs SFr 85 - SFr 750 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zürich and arriving at Poznań. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 16 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Poznań. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Poznan Gl. via Basel SBB and Berlin Ostbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 56 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Poznań is 820 km. The road distance is 1085 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Poznań without a car is to train which takes 12 h 56 min and costs SFr 220 - SFr 370.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Zürich to Poznań, including transfers.

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Zürich to Poznań bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Zürich station.

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

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The best way to get from Zürich to Poznań is to fly which takes 5 h 48 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 220 - SFr 370 and takes 12 h 56 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 75 - SFr 95 and takes 16 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Poznań.
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  • Distance: 512.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Poznań, Poland?

Lufthansa, LOT and two other airlines fly from Zürich to Poznań hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Poznań via Basel SBB and Berlin Ostbahnhof in around 12 h 56 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Poznan via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Zurich to Poznan via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Zurich to Poznan via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Zurich to Wroclaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Wroclaw via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zurich to Poznan via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Wroclaw via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Poznan via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Wroclaw Mikolajow to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Singen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 Berlin Ostbahnhof to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Poznań
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Lindau
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Poznan Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Zürich to Poznań bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Poznań station.

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Zürich to Poznań train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Poznan Gl. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Poznań is 1085 km. It takes approximately 9 h 41 min to drive from Zürich to Poznań.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss, LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Poznan Airport.

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There are 710+ hotels available in Poznań. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 19.

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