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 Salzburg to Zurich will cost around £ 88 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 56.
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5 h 57 m
7 h 35 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Salzburg to Zurich without changing at least once.
|Distance||211 miles (340 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 57 min|
|Average train ticket price||£37 (€41)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)|
Trains from Salzburg to Zurich cover the 211 miles (340 km) long route taking on average 5 h 57 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC). Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £37. Travellers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Salzburg to Zurich in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your route between Salzburg and Zurich on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Salzburg to Zurich is 211 miles (340 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Salzburg and Zurich start at £17.
Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for 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.
Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Operator ticket policies for COVID
Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 23/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Salzburg as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Salzburg, Austria from Zurich is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 27/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Salzburg from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.
There are a few train stations in Salzburg to start your trip from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof. In Zurich you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Salzburg Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Salzburg. The most popular arrival train station in Zurich, called Zürich HB, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.
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