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from Zurich to Augsburg

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Travel Information to Augsburg from Zurich

distanceDistance128 miles (206 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £249
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £17 • 4 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £249 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 128 miles (206 km) by flight or train between Zurich and Augsburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Zurich to Augsburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich to Augsburg

Travel to Augsburg 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 Augsburg.

Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling from Zurich to Augsburg?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Augsburg, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Switzerland enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Augsburg from Zurich?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Augsburg, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 26/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip between Zurich and Augsburg.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Zurich, Switzerland from Augsburg, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, Switzerland from Augsburg, Germany?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Zurich from Augsburg?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Zurich from Augsburg here.

How do I go from Zurich to Augsburg?

There are 2 travel options from Zurich to Augsburg: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Augsburg?

The cheapest way from Zurich to Augsburg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £17 compared to other travel options to Augsburg:

A train journey is usually £232 less than a journey to Augsburg by plane, which costs on average £249 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Augsburg from Zurich?

The fastest way to get to Augsburg from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Augsburg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 44 min   on average.

How many miles from Zurich to Augsburg would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 128 miles (206 km) from Zurich to Augsburg.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Zurich to Augsburg?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Augsburg is:

  • 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Augsburg from Zurich as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Zurich? Where do I arrive in Augsburg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Zurich to Augsburg:

  • Most travellers catch their train from Zürich HB and arrive in Augsburg Hbf.

Which travel companies can get me from Zurich to Augsburg?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zurich to Augsburg:

  • You can travel between Zurich and Augsburg by flight with Lufthansa Cityline. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £249 with Lufthansa Cityline from Zurich to Augsburg.
  • You can go to Augsburg from Zurich by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for £17 with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Augsburg on Omio.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Zurich to Augsburg?

Your journey from Zurich to Augsburg doesn't have to end in Augsburg. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Munich, Berlin or Hamburg. If you’d like to add Munich, Berlin or Hamburg to your Zurich to Augsburg trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Augsburg today!

How far in advance should I book tickets to Augsburg from Zurich online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Zurich to Augsburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is £249 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £17 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Augsburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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