The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich will cost around £ 58 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 19.
This is the last train of the day.
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3 h 54 m
4 h 49 m
Trains per day
Of the 51 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Zurich every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 306 km distance in an average of 4 h 49 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 54 m .
The slowest trains will take 7 h 43 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||189 miles (305 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 24 min|
|Average train ticket price||£21 (€24)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich cover the 189 miles (305 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 24 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Zürich HB.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Frankfurt am Main and Zurich from £17. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Travel 189 miles (305 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich. Check the DB train timetable for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Frankfurt am Main and Zurich you can pay as low as £17.
Deutsche Bahn is the main operator of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, toilets are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Operator ticket policies for COVID
Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich as this information can change.
Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 20/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Frankfurt am Main from Zurich.
When taking a train from Frankfurt am Main, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. When you arrive in Zurich, your train can arrive in train stations including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen to Zürich HB.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, which is located around 6 mile (s) / 10 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Zürich HB, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.
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