There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Tübingen by bus, train, car, rideshare or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. N177 / ...

$11 - $19

5 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Ic

$61 - $93

Train, bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. 9 / ...
  2. 124

$30 - $53

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. 121.1 miles

$25 - $40

Rideshare  •  2 h 42 min

  1. 122.2 miles

$13

Fly, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. ZRH - STR

$77 - $258

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Tübingen 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Tübingen every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Horb
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tübingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Tübingen
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Schaffhausen to Tübingen
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Zurich to Tübingen
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Tübingen is 134 km. The road distance is 194 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Tübingen is to rideshare which costs SFr 13 and takes 2 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Tübingen is to drive which takes 2 h 1 min and costs SFr 25 - SFr 40.

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Tübingen. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Tübingen Hbf via Horb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 1 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Tübingen. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

The bus from Zurich to Tübingen takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs three times a day.