There are 5 ways to get from Zell am See to Zürich by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Zürich HB Ec

$70 - $120

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Wörgl Hbf Rex / ...
  2. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Zurich 409

$43 - $79

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Zell am See to Zürich 301.1 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Salzburg, fly  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Zurich (ZRH) SZG - ZRH

$138 - $357

Train, train to Munich, fly  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Wörgl Hbf
  2. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to München Hbf
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH

$149 - $393

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zell am See to Zürich is to train and bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 7 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zell am See to Zürich is to drive which takes 5 h 8 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

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The distance between Zell am See and Zürich is 320 km. The road distance is 482 km.

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The train from Zell am See to Zürich HB takes 5 h 36 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zell am See and arriving at Zürich HB. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Zell am See to Zürich twice a week. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 36 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zell am See to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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eurail.com
Train from Zell am See to Wörgl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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eurail.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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eurail.com
Train from Zell am See to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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eurail.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Woergl to Innsbruck Hbf.
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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