Directions from Zürich to Zell am See

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Ec

$70 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. 409
  2. Ec / ...
  3. Rex / ...

$43 - $72

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. 300.9 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. ZRH - SZG

$129 - $355

Fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. ZRH - MUC

$140 - $397

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Zell am See, Austria?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Zell am See twice a week. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Zell am See
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wörgl Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to Zell am See
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Wörgl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Zell am See is 320 km. The road distance is 481 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Zell am See is to bus and train which costs SFr 40 - SFr 75 and takes 6 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Zell am See is to drive which takes 5 h 5 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 90.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Zell am See. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

The train from Zürich HB to Zell am See takes 5 h 35 min including transfers and departs twice a week.