There are 8 ways to get from Zwiesel to Zürich by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train via Ulm  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the train from Zwiesel to Plattling
  2. Take the train from Plattling to Muenchen Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Singen 2-Y / ...
  5. Take the train from Singen to Zürich HB 4 / ...

SFr 99 - SFr 198

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Bus  •  11h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Deggendorf to Regensburg, Regensburg central station 041 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Regensburg, Regensburg central station to Munich, Munich central bus station 183 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich 006 / ...

SFr 28 - SFr 67

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Train  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the train from Zwiesel to Plattling
  2. Take the train from Plattling to Muenchen Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ec

SFr 59 - SFr 88

Train, night bus  •  8h 47m

  1. Take the train from Zwiesel to Plattling
  2. Take the train from Plattling to Freising Re
  3. Take the night bus from Munich, Flg. Flughafen FJS, Terminal 2 to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai

SFr 28 - SFr 38

Drive  •  4h 44m

  1. Drive from Zwiesel to Zürich 489 km

SFr 60 - SFr 95

Train, train to Munich, fly to Zurich  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Zwiesel to Plattling
  2. Take the train from Plattling to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
  4. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH

SFr 105 - SFr 338

Train, train to Nuremberg, fly to Zurich  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Zwiesel to Plattling
  2. Take the train from Plattling to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Zurich (ZRH) NUE - ZRH

SFr 121 - SFr 336

Train, train to Munich, fly to Basel  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Zwiesel to Plattling
  2. Take the train from Plattling to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
  4. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

SFr 137 - SFr 333

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The cheapest way to get from Zwiesel to Zürich is to train and night bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 8h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Zwiesel to Zürich is to drive which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwiesel to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Zwiesel and arriving at Zürich HB via Plattling, Muenchen Hbf, Ulm Hbf and Singen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 46m.

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The distance between Zwiesel and Zürich is 392 km. The road distance is 489 km.

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The best way to get from Zwiesel to Zürich without a car is to train via Ulm which takes 8h 46m and costs 90€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 8h 46m to get from Zwiesel to Zürich, including transfers.

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Zwiesel to Zürich train services, operated by Wald Bahn, depart from Zwiesel station.

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The best way to get from Zwiesel to Zürich is to train via Ulm which takes 8h 46m and costs 90€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 65€ and takes 11h 8m.

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

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Zwiesel to Zürich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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  • Distance: 392.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 46m

What companies run services between Zwiesel, Bavaria, Germany and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zwiesel to Zürich via Plattling, Muenchen Hbf, Ulm Hbf, and Singen in around 8h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zwiesel to Zürich via Deggendorf, Deggendorf, Regensburg, Regensburg central station, and Munich, Munich central bus station in around 11h 8m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 650
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 470
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 600
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 600
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 650
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 470
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 490
Train operators
Wald Bahn
Phone
089 / 548 88 97-25
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Zwiesel to Plattling
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
laenderbahn.com
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 Plattling to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Plattling to Freising
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Plattling to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Landshut(Bay)Hbf to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 12
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Plattling to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Plattling to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Plattling to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Plattling to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 45
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 32 - SFr 37
1st Class
SFr 26 - SFr 31
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 40
Website
Railjet
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 Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 28
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Singen
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
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 Singen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Deggendorf to Regensburg, Regensburg central station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Regensburg, Regensburg central station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Regensburg to Munchen, ZOB
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Munchen, ZOB to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
Eurolines FR
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Munich, ZOB to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 14
Website
RegioJet
Night bus from Munich, Flg. Flughafen FJS, Terminal 2 to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 14
Website
RegioJet

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Yes, the driving distance between Zwiesel to Zürich is 489 km. It takes approximately 4h 44m to drive from Zwiesel to Zürich.

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