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Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

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Deutsche Bahn
07:593h53
Zürich Hbf
11:52Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
£981One-way
0 changes
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Deutsche Bahn
08:594h07
Zürich Hbf
13:06Frankfurt Airport long-distance station
£981One-way
2 changes
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Deutsche Bahn
11:593h53
Zürich Hbf
15:52Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
£981One-way
1 change
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Deutsche Bahn
08:594h09
Zürich Hbf
13:08Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
£981One-way
1 change
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Deutsche Bahn
07:593h52
Zürich Hbf
11:51Frankfurt Airport long-distance station
£981One-way
1 change

Train timetableZurich to Frankfurt am Main

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 April
Deutsche Bahn
07:593h53
Zürich Hbf
11:52Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:593h52
Zürich Hbf
11:51Frankfurt Airport long-distance station
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
08:594h07
Zürich Hbf
13:06Frankfurt Airport long-distance station
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:594h09
Zürich Hbf
13:08Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
09:593h53
Zürich Hbf
13:52Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:593h52
Zürich Hbf
13:51Frankfurt Airport long-distance station
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
10:594h59
Zürich Hbf
15:58Frankfurt Airport long-distance station
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
10:594h07
Zürich Hbf
15:06Frankfurt Airport long-distance station
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
10:594h09
Zürich Hbf
15:08Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
11:593h53
Zürich Hbf
15:52Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1 change

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Train times from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 52 m

Average

4 h 5 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

306 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Zurich for Frankfurt am Main every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
09:593h52
Zürich Hbf
13:51Frankfurt Airport long-distance station
£1121One-way
1 change
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
07:593h52
Zürich Hbf
11:51Frankfurt Airport long-distance station
£981One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
09:593h53
Zürich Hbf
13:52Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
£1121One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:593h53
Zürich Hbf
11:52Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
£981One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
11:593h53
Zürich Hbf
15:52Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
£981One-way
1 change

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The train journey was simply fantastic. From start to finish, it exceeded all my expectations of a train journey. The availability of power sockets on the train allowed me to charge my devices without any problems. The presence of wifi on board was another highlight as it worked smoothly. The seats were extremely comfortable and ergonomically designed. The friendly and helpful staff also contributed to my positive rating. All in all, the journey was an impressive experience.

Overview: Train from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance189 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£89 (€99)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB

Trains from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main cover the 189 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 52 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £27, but the average price of train tickets is £89. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt am Main Flughafen.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE and ÖBB | InterCity trains Zurich to Frankfurt am Main

Travel from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main from £29 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE and ÖBB | InterCity! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

FAQs: Zurich to Frankfurt am Main train

FAQs: Travel by train from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main.
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Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main can start from as little as £27 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Zurich to Frankfurt am Main is £89; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Zurich and Frankfurt am Main is on average 3 h 52 min   for the 189 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Frankfurt am Main from Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 04: 59. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 22: 07.
There are 5 trains a day from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Frankfurt am Main. Take the fast train with ÖBB | ICE from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main.
For the journey from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 07.

When departing from Zurich, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Zürich Hbf, Zurich Airport and Zürich Stadelhofen. When arriving in Frankfurt am Main, you can end your journey in train stations like Frankfurt am Main Flughafen, Frankfurt Messe station and Frankfurt Stadion station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich Hbf, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Frankfurt am Main Flughafen, located 9.2 miles (14.8 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main is April.
You have options as you can travel between Zurich and Frankfurt am Main 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Zurich and Frankfurt am Main

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Frankfurt am Main
Zürich Hbf is the most popular Zurich railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Zurich for your journey to Frankfurt am Main.
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