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There are 69 daily trains from Augsburg to Zurich. Traveling by train from Augsburg to Zurich usually takes around 5 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 3 hours and 29 minutes.
|Distance||129 mi (208 km)|
|Fastest train||3h 29m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company|
What is the price of a train ticket from Augsburg to Zurich?
In the last month, $61.57 was the average price of a train ticket from Augsburg to Zurich. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 12 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $58.41 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
Ticket prices for the train from Augsburg to Zurich often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in December when the average ticket price is only $77,
If you're thinking of traveling from Augsburg to Zurich during February, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $119 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in February, is to book your trip well in advance.
Which train should you take from Augsburg to Zurich?
There are 4 train lines with service from Augsburg to Zurich. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 43 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|DB Intercity-Express||4||5h 38m||$144.33|
|Deutsche Bahn||34||5h 41m||$107.32|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||43||5h 28m||$111.38|
|Non-federally owned railway company||2||4h 27m||$133.56|
The most popular Deutsche Bahn ICE routes travel to Berlin, Cologne, Paris, and Munich. Seating is spacious with a good amount of legroom, and onboard amenities include complimentary WiFi, restrooms, and a restaurant car selling beverages, snacks, sandwiches, and hot meals. Unlike the rest of the Deutsche Bahn network, ticket prices on Deutsche Bahn ICE services are not based on a per-kilometer rate but on specific station-to-station links.
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Augsburg to Zurich start from $32, and on average cost . Daily there are 43 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Zurich. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Augsburg leaves from Inningen and 6 other stations. And in Zurich trains arrive at Zürich HB .
From Augsburg to Zurich train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 5 hours and 28 minutes. If you are looking to get to Zurich faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 29 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 125 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Zurich.
Non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Augsburg to Zurich start from $131, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 Non-federally owned railway company schedules to Zurich. Non-federally owned railway company in Augsburg leaves from Augsburg Haunstetterstraße and one other station. And in Zurich trains arrive at Zürich HB .
From Augsburg to Zurich train travel on Non-federally owned railway company takes 4 hours and 27 minutes. If you are looking to get to Zurich faster, Non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 29 minutes.
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The distance between Augsburg and Zurich is approximately 129 miles, or 208 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 29 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
Trains departing from Augsburg to Zurich tend to have the most passengers on Sunday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Sunday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Tuesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.
The earliest train departs Augsburg at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
There are 69 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Zurich to Augsburg.
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Augsburg, located in the south of Germany in Bavaria, is the oldest city in the state and the second oldest in the country. Although Augsburg is not as popular as destinations like Munich or Stuttgart, this city shaped the history of Germany through its wealth, culture, and architecture and offers a breadth of experiences to wow even the most discerning traveler.
Augsburg boasts the unique title of having the world's oldest public housing settlement still in use. Founded by one of the richest men in the world at the time, Jacob Fugger, this housing complex has stood for over 500 years, providing housing for impoverished Catholics. The Fuggerei, as it is called, still houses people in need and the annual rent is equal to what one Rhenish guilder was worth in 1516: less than one euro. The enclave also welcomes visitors to learn more about Augsburg's history of community living at an on-site museum.
Augsburg hosts various festivals throughout the year, so there is always something happening in this small city. From the Mozart Festival to the Folk Festival to the celebration of youth culture, you can always rely on the celebration, great food, and parades in and around Augsburg.
There are several easy ways to travel to this charming town. Regular trains from Munich Airport provide easy international access to the city. The Hauptbahnhof, or train station, also welcomes frequent regional, national, and international trains run by Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain. Intercity bus carriers run many routes to Augsburg, with the most trip options available on FlixBus.
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Located in the heart of Europe, the Swiss capital lies at the northwestern tip of the eponymous Lake Zurich. This cosmopolitan city is buzzing year-round with vibrant city life, while the relaxing and peaceful Alps are less than an hour away.
Lake Zurich provides an elegant focal point of the city, with daily cruises available to explore this vast lake. Many chic cafes and restaurants are dotted along the banks, epitomizing Zurich's urban and cosmopolitan vibe.
The Old Town, or Altstadt, is arguably one of the city's most beautiful areas, characterized by winding cobblestone streets and medieval-style architecture. Here, you'll discover some of Zurich's most iconic landmarks, such as St Peter's church with its impossibly large clock face, the largest clock in Europe.
If the weather isn't suited to wandering, there are over 50 museums within Zurich to explore. Go traditional with the Swiss National Museum, or opt for something a bit more exhilarating at the FIFA Museum.
Zurich's airport is the largest in Switzerland, and it is just 10 kilometers from the city center. Several train carriers, including the German Deutsche Bahn network, operate routes to Zurich from across Europe. Long-distance buses also make it easy to reach Zurich from cities like Bern, Stuttgart, Munich, and Milan.
Where is the train station in Augsburg?
Main departure station: Augsburg-Oberhausen
Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 7 stops and stations in Augsburg where you can board the train.
All train stations in Augsburg:
Where is the train station in Zurich?
Main arrival station: Zürich HB
Zurich HB is Zurich's central railway station and is the largest and most major transport hub in Switzerland, seeing up to 3,000 trains pass through daily. It's been regularly featured as the busiest station in Europe and one of the best for efficiency and facilities-- mostly since it has an entire underground shopping mall! It also hosts seasonal events such as Christmas markets and open-air cinemas in the large main hall. Trains include S-Bahn services traveling within Zurich and neighboring cities, plus international services to cities including Hamburg, Paris, Venice, Amsterdam and Zagreb, among others. The station sits in the center of Zurich, meaning the surrounding area is home to countless shops, restaurants, attractions, and other transport connections such as buses and trams.
Train stations in Zurich:
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