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There are 7 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

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Train, bus FlixBus  •  7 h 40 min

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

$42 - $71

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Train via Wörgl Hbf  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Wörgl Hbf Rex / ...
  2. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to Zürich HB Rj / ...

$75 - $134

Train, bus Eurolines CH  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Wörgl Hbf Rex / ...
  2. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Rex / ...
  3. Take the bus from Innsbruck to Zürich

$53 - $76

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Zell am See to Zürich 301.1 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Salzburg, fly  •  7 h 37 min

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

$137 - $355

Train, train to Munich, fly  •  7 h 2 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

$147 - $392

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zell am See to Zürich is to train and bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 7 h 40 min.

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

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

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The distance between Zell am See and Zürich is 320 km. The road distance is 481.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zell am See to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 5 h 36 min and costs 60€ - 100€.

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The train from Zell am See to Zürich HB takes 5 h 36 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Zell am See to Zürich train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Zell am See station.

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Zell am See to Zürich train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zell am See to Zürich is 482 km. It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to drive from Zell am See to Zürich.

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  • Distance: 200 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

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

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

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 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 Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Zell am See to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Zell am See to Wörgl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
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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
Book at
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Train from Wörgl Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Innsbruck to Zürich
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Book at
eurolines.ch

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