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Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich?

Lowest PriceMX$832.77
Fastest Train3h 51m
Trains Per Day64
Train Lines4
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich was MX$1,676.04. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 4 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of MX$777.29 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich?

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Zurich is approximately 189.12 miles, or 304.28 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 51 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich?

On Friday trains from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich?

Typically there are 64 schedules to compare for your trip to Zurich. On the route to Zurich 4 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Frankfurt am Main to Zurich, usually offering 51.909 trips per day. 4 train trips per day are direct connections to Zurich, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich, which start at MX$361.65.

Here are the 4 train companies that operate from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich start from MX$832.77, and on average cost MX$1,775.01. Daily there are 51.909091 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Zurich. Deutsche Bahn in Frankfurt am Main leaves from Central Train Station and 13 other stations. And in Zurich trains arrive at Zürich HB,

From Frankfurt am Main to Zurich train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 4 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Zurich faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 51 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 39 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay MX$1,682.29 for a one-way train ticket to Zurich.

Avg. Time
4h 56m
Avg. Price
MX$1,775.01

DB Intercity

DB Intercity train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich start from MX$1,607.06, and on average cost MX$1,741.27. Daily there are 1 DB Intercity schedules to Zurich. DB Intercity in Frankfurt am Main leaves from Central Train Station, And in Zurich trains arrive at Zürich HB,

From Frankfurt am Main to Zurich train travel on DB Intercity takes 5 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Zurich faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 51 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Zurich on a weekend there is typically one DB Intercity scheduled trip per day, which will cost MX$1,607.06 for a one-way weekend reservation from Frankfurt am Main.

Avg. Time
5h 4m
Avg. Price
MX$1,741.27

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich start from MX$832.77, and on average cost MX$1,847.24. Daily there are 10.5 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Zurich. DB Intercity-Express in Frankfurt am Main leaves from Central Train Station and 5 other stations. And in Zurich trains arrive at Zürich HB,

From Frankfurt am Main to Zurich train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 4 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Zurich faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 51 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 6.8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay MX$1,796.26 for a one-way train ticket to Zurich.

Avg. Time
4h 23m
Avg. Price
MX$1,847.24

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich start from MX$832.77, and on average cost MX$1,768.76. Daily there are 6.5 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Zurich. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Frankfurt am Main leaves from Central Train Station and 4 other stations. And in Zurich trains arrive at Zürich HB,

From Frankfurt am Main to Zurich train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 4 hours and 51 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 51 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay MX$2,053.94 for a one-way train ticket to Zurich.

Avg. Time
4h 51m
Avg. Price
MX$1,768.76

Plan your next adventure

There are 14 train stations in Frankfurt am Main with trains to Zurich. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Central Train Station
  • Frankfurt-Sindlingen
  • Frankfurt-Höchst Farbwerke
  • Frankfurt-Zeilsheim
  • Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  • Frankfurt-Höchst
  • Frankfurt-Unterliederbach
  • Frankfurt am Main - Stadion
  • Frankfurt-Berkersheim
  • Frankfurt-Nied
  • Frankfurt-Frankfurter Berg
  • Frankfurt-Mainkur
  • Frankfurt-Sossenheim
  • Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf
There is one train station where trains from Frankfurt am Main arrive in Zurich:
  • Zürich HB

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