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Train Frankfurt am Main to Zurich: Trip Overview

Train Frankfurt am Main to Zurich: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$36
Average train trip duration7h 55m
Number of daily trains1
Earliest train departure4:33 AM
Distance188 miles (303 km)
Latest train departure10:26 PM
Please note, this information is subject to change.

Frankfurt am Main to Zurich Trains

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Frankfurt am Main - Zurich

The average train ticket price from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich is $36. The best way to find train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

A train trip between Frankfurt am Main and Zurich is around 7h 55m, although the fastest train will take about 5h 32m. This is the time it takes to travel the 190 miles that separates the two cities.

The number of trains from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there is 1. Some trains are direct while others have layovers. Simplify your train trip from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich by comparing and selecting the train that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Trains traveling between Frankfurt am Main and Zurich leave from Südbahnhof or Frankfurt Airport and arrive at Sihlquai, Zürich Airport, Zürich Altstetten.

Once in Zurich, you can exploring the city. The top sights and things to do are The Grossmünster, Kunsthaus Zürich, Swiss National Museum, The Old Town, St. Peters Church.

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The cheapest trip from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich was searched and found on Feb 26, 2024 with a price of $28

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $28 to $28 for a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $28 which is on 2024-02-26.

About Train Travel

Train Travel Tips

Do you like to go fast? With high-speed trains going faster than 300 km/h on certain routes, the time will fly by. Taking a train between Frankfurt am Main and Zurich is also a great way to travel to arrive in the city centre and save more time for your stay in Zurich.

No matter if you plan to take a regional or high-speed train to Zurich, the planet will thank you. You’ll help to protect the beautiful landscapes that will unfold before your very eyes.

The train emits up to 30x less CO2 for a trip between Frankfurt am Main and Zurich compared to the same trip made by plane or car. A truly ecological mode of transport that will allow you to easily reduce your carbon footprint.

Make a music playlist for your train ride from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

You can find dogs as passengers on the trains of Moscow, where there is a large number of stray dogs. Over time, the dogs have learned the inner workings of the rail system and it is not uncommon to find one traveling between the city and the suburbs.

The first high-speed train line was inaugurated in 1964, in Japan, to connect Tokyo with Osaka. It was during the Olympics that the first passengers traveled aboard the Shinkansen at a speed of 210 km / h.

New York holds the record for the most platforms and track numbers in a single station. Grand Central Station in Manhattan is one of the largest rail terminals in the world with more than 44 platforms and 67 tracks to accommodate passengers.

What's the cheapest way to go from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich?

The train is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle TypeTravel TimeAvg PriceDaily Departures
Vehicle TypeBusTravel Time8h 25mAvg Price$39Daily Departures6
Vehicle TypeTrainTravel Time7h 55mAvg Price$36Daily Departures1
Vehicle TypeCarpoolTravel Time4h 40mAvg Price$36Daily Departures4

The best way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Zurich is by train. By choosing the train, you'll get to save some money as you travel to your destination, as ticket prices cost $36 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from $24. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to Zurich, choose the train, as it will take you from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich in about 4h 40m - that's the fastest way to get there!

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Train from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main

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