Trains to Zurich

Sat, 20 Jul
+ Add return
QR-Code
Scan to get our free app
Use our app to get live travel updates and book mobile tickets for trains, buses, flights, and ferries.
App Store
rate4.9
42K ratings
Google Play
rate4.6
136K reviews

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn
Popular departures

Train tickets to Zurich

Select departure
pin

Showing the fastest and cheapest results for 20 Jul

Results include alternative arrival locations to Zurich
Cheapest
SNCF | TGV INOUI
11:187h31
Paris Gare de Lyon
18:49Zürich Hbf
144 1One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
SNCF | TGV INOUI
11:187h42
Paris Gare de Lyon
19:00Zürich Hbf
144 1One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
SNCF | TGV INOUI
11:188h06
Paris Gare de Lyon
19:24Zürich Hbf
144 1One-way
2 changes

Trains to Zurich

Most visitors to Switzerland initially arrive in its capital Zurich, as the train station and airport are the busiest hubs for the country. Situated on Lake Zurich and surrounded by the towering Alps, the picturesque city is renowned for its bankers, often called the 'Gnomes of Zurich', and the high quality of life the career offers. Zurich is the wealthiest city in Europe and provides headquarters for many international companies. This beautiful city has a history of settlements stretching back more than 6,000 years and visitors will discover heaps of amazing things to see and do. Zurich HB is the main railway station for the city, but there are several minor stations including Zurich Binz, Zurich Enge, and Zurich Rehalp.

Which is the main train station in Zurich?

Zurich HB is the main railway station in the city. Regular services operate throughout Switzerland and connect to countries such as Austria, Germany, and Italy. The station is on three levels and is situated at the north end of Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich's principal shopping street.

Which train companies offer trains to Zurich?

With 26 train lines into Zurich railway station, a variety of train companies arrive throughout the day and night. These include EuroCity, which operates top quality international train services to Zurich, from destinations such as Milan, Hamburg, and Munich, and TGV operating trains from Paris to Zurich.

Why travel by train to Zurich?

With its city centre location, travelling direct to Zurich HB train station is a convenient option for many passengers. High speed trains cut journey times considerably, for example travelling over 406 miles from Paris to Zurich only takes around 4 hours.

Before you travel to Zurich by train - good to know!

Swiss precision and accuracy makes travelling by train to Zurich a real joy, passengers often wait just a few minutes for connections and the timetable runs like clockwork. Good public transport links from the railway station also make onward local travel an easy matter. There are several trolleybus and tram stops right outside Zurich HB railway station. Insider highlights to Zurich that are well worth exploring include the trendy Zurich West neighbourhood, which is home to countless art galleries, fashion boutiques, excellent restaurants, and hotels. Tourists should also take a scenic steamer ride on Lake Zurich, this attraction is often ignored by modern travellers but offers spectacular views of the city and surrounding Alps.

Train providers: SNCF | TGV Lyria, Trenitalia and Deutsche Bahn trains to Zurich

SNCF | TGV Lyria, Trenitalia and Deutsche Bahn will get you to Zurich at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

The ÖBB Euro City is a high-speed train service operated by the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB). It is one of the most popular train services in Austria, connecting major cities across the country. The Euro City trains are modern and comfortable, with air-conditioned coaches and plenty of legroom. There are two types of Euro City trains: the EC (Euro City) and the IC (InterCity). The EC trains are the fastest, with speeds of up to 200 km/h, while the IC trains are slightly slower, with speeds of up to 160 km/h. The ÖBB Euro City offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a restaurant car. The most popular routes for the ÖBB Euro City include Vienna to Salzburg, Vienna to Innsbruck, and Vienna to Graz. These routes offer stunning views of the Austrian countryside and provide a convenient way to travel between major cities.

Trains to Zurich: related information

Here are some other resources that might have the information you need

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
More routes, destinations and providers