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There are 7 ways to get from Zug to Donauwörth by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Buchloe  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Buchloe Ec
  2. Take the train from Augsburg Hbf to Donauwoerth Ice / ...

102€ - 261€

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Fly from Zurich, train  •  4h 44m

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

99€ - 267€

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Train  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Zug to Schaffhausen 24
  2. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf Ire / ...
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Donauwoerth Re

Train #2  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Singen(Hohentwiel) Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Ulm Hbf Ire / ...
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Donauwoerth Re

Bus, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Zug to Winterthur, Lagerhausstrasse
  2. Take the bus from Winterthur to Ulm Hbf
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Donauwoerth Re

Drive  •  3h 25m

  1. Drive from Zug to Donauwörth 376.8 km

40€ - 65€

Line 5 train, train to Basel, fly, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the line 5 train from Zug to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  4. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Donauwoerth

111€ - 287€

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The cheapest way to get from Zug to Donauwörth is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 65 and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Zug to Donauwörth is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 65 and takes 3h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zug to Donauwörth. However, there are services departing from Zug and arriving at Donauwoerth via Zuerich Hb, Buchloe and Augsburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 15m.

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The distance between Zug and Donauwörth is 241 km. The road distance is 376.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zug to Donauwörth without a car is to train via Buchloe which takes 6h 15m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 280.

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It takes approximately 6h 15m to get from Zug to Donauwörth, including transfers.

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Zug to Donauwörth train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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

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Zug to Donauwörth train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Donauwoerth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zug to Donauwörth is 377 km. It takes approximately 3h 25m to drive from Zug to Donauwörth.

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  • Distance: 240.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 15m

What companies run services between Zug, Switzerland and Donauwörth, Germany?

You can take a train from Zug to Donauwörth via Zuerich Hb, Buchloe, and Augsburg Hbf in around 6h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Buchloe
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zug to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zug to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Augsburg Hbf to Donauwoerth
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Donauwoerth
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Augsburg Hbf to Donauwoerth
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Donauwoerth
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Augsburg Hbf to Donauwoerth
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Donauwoerth
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Augsburg Hbf to Donauwoerth
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Donauwoerth
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18€ - 24€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Train from Singen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
agilis
Phone
+49 800 589 28 40
Website
agilis.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Donauwoerth
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
agilis.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
L'Aurora Viaggi
Phone
+39 0963 313116
Email
info@viaggiaurora.it
Website
viaggiaurora.it
Bus from Zug to Winterthur, Lagerhausstrasse
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
L'Aurora Viaggi
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Winterthur to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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