There are 9 ways to get from Zürich to Würzburg by bus, train, rideshare, 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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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Würzburg 024 / ...

$22 - $40

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Train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Re

$96 - $146

Rideshare  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Zurich to Würzburg 227.1 miles

$24

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Würzburg 226.4 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Zurich to Nuremberg, train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nuremberg (NUE) ZRH - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf

$105 - $312

Fly Zurich to Stuttgart, train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Stuttgart (STR) ZRH - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Würzburg Hbf

$103 - $285

Train to Basel, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf

$136 - $384

Fly Zurich to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf

$126 - $329

Fly Zurich to Munich, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Würzburg Hbf

$164 - $417

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Würzburg. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Würzburg. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Würzburg Hbf via Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 1 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Würzburg is 289 km. The road distance is 362.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Würzburg without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs .

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The bus from Zurich to Würzburg takes 5 h 45 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Zürich to Würzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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Zürich to Würzburg 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 Würzburg is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 1 min.

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

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Zürich to Würzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Würzburg station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Würzburg.
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  • Distance: 180.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Würzburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Würzburg via Stuttgart Hbf in around 6 h 1 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
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. 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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Bus operators
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 Würzburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Zurich to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Zürich to Würzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Würzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Würzburg is 362 km. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Zürich to Würzburg.

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

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Book your Zürich to Würzburg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 279+ hotels available in Würzburg. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Zürich and Würzburg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs .

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