There are 5 ways to get from Zürich to Trier by train, bus, car 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.

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Train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville TGV / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Luxembourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Trier, Hauptbahnhof Re

$114 - $142

Cheapest option

Bus Eurolines CH  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Trier, Trier train station 211

$35 - $48

3 alternative options

Bus via Strasbourg  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Trier, Trier train station 211

$47 - $91

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Trier 254.6 miles

$50 - $80

Fly  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Luxembourg (LUX) ZRH - LUX

$70 - $283

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Trier is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 50 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Trier is to fly which costs SFr 70 - SFr 290 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Trier is 301 km. The road distance is 407.3 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Zürich to Trier, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Trier station. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Trier, Trier train station via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Trier. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Trier, Hauptbahnhof via Mulhouse Ville and Luxembourg, Gare Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Trier.
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  • Distance: 188 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Trier via Mulhouse Ville, Luxembourg, and Luxembourg, Gare Centrale in around 6 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Trier via Strasbourg in around 8 h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$85 - $110
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$85 - $110
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Trier, Trier train station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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