Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich

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

Lowest Price£17.27
Fastest3h 48m
Daily Schedules102
train companies4
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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 £36.38. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 15 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £58.68 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 trip from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich? What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main to Zurich?

The distance between Frankfurt am Main to Zurich is 189.12 miles or 304.28 km. A train trip from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich typically takes 4 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Zurich faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by DB Intercity-Express. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 48 minutes to get from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich.

Going from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich by train takes over 4 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Monday 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Deutsche Bahn has the greatest number of connections between Frankfurt am Main to Zurich

Typically there are 102 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 85 trips per day. 5 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 Coach tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich, which start at £12.91.

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 £17.31, and on average cost £69.60. Daily there are 85 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Zurich. Deutsche Bahn in Frankfurt am Main leaves from Frankfurt-Höchst Farbwerke and 14 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 45 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 48 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 111 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £76.99 for a one-way train ticket to Zurich.

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Avg. Time
4h 45m
Avg. Price
£69.60

DB Intercity

DB Intercity train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich start from £17.27, and on average cost £36.03. Daily there are 2 DB Intercity schedules to Zurich. DB Intercity in Frankfurt am Main leaves from Central Train Station and 2 other stations. And in Zurich trains arrive at Zürich HB,

From Frankfurt am Main to Zurich train travel on DB Intercity takes 5 hours and 35 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 48 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 £35.49 for a one-way weekend reservation from Frankfurt am Main.

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Avg. Time
5h 35m
Avg. Price
£36.03

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich start from £17.31, and on average cost £67.20. Daily there are 10 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Zurich. DB Intercity-Express in Frankfurt am Main leaves from Central Train Station and 2 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 19 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 48 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 9 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £69.81 for a one-way train ticket to Zurich.

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Drink
Avg. Time
4h 19m
Avg. Price
£67.20

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 £25.93, and on average cost £65.94. Daily there are 6 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 Frankfurt-Sindlingen and 5 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 48 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £94.65 for a one-way train ticket to Zurich.

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Avg. Time
4h 51m
Avg. Price
£65.94

Plan your next adventure

There are 15 different stations that serve train trips to Zurich that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Frankfurt am Main are:
  • Frankfurt-Höchst Farbwerke
  • Frankfurt-Sindlingen
  • Central Train Station
  • Frankfurt-Zeilsheim
  • Frankfurt-Unterliederbach
  • Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  • Frankfurt-Höchst
  • Frankfurt am Main - Stadion
  • Frankfurt-Berkersheim
  • Frankfurt-Frankfurter Berg
  • Frankfurt-Nied
  • Frankfurt-Griesheim
  • Frankfurt-Eschersheim
  • Frankfurt-Mainkur
  • Frankfurt-Sossenheim
There is one train station where trains arrive in Zurich from Frankfurt am Main. These are the busiest arriving stations in Zurich:
  • Zürich HB