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Frankfurt to Zurich train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$45.08
Shortest Duration4h 0m
Trips per day84
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How to book cheap Frankfurt to Zurich train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Frankfurt to Zurich is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Frankfurt to Zurich were $45.08. By booking 18 days out, tickets are on average $23.29 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Frankfurt to Zurich?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Frankfurt to Zurich by train is at 6:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 10:00 PM on Monday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt to Zurich has the most daily schedules

On average there are 84 train trips per day. Deutsche Bahn has the most options for departures from Frankfurt to Zurich, with an average of 73 trips per day and 146 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from Frankfurt to Zurich. Of the 84 trips there are 6 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from Frankfurt to Zurich starts at $15.82.

3 carriers offer Frankfurt to Zurich train trips

Deutsche Bahn

Book Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt to Zurich from $45.08. There are 73 Deutsche Bahn schedules from Frankfurt to Zurich and you can expect on average to pay $96.80 for a Deutsche Bahn ticket to Zurich. In Frankfurt, Deutsche Bahn departs to Zurich from Frankfurt-Sindlingen and 3 other stations. In Zurich, Deutsche Bahn arrives at Zürich HB and no other station.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt to Zurich takes 4 hours and 40 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn trip will get you to Zurich in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

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Avg. Time
4h 40m
Avg. Price
$96.80

DB Intercity

Book DB Intercity from Frankfurt to Zurich from $45.08. There are 1 DB Intercity schedules from Frankfurt to Zurich and you can expect on average to pay $67.17 for a DB Intercity ticket to Zurich. In Frankfurt, DB Intercity departs to Zurich from Central Train Station and no other station. In Zurich, DB Intercity arrives at Zürich HB and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity from Frankfurt to Zurich takes 4 hours and 51 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity trip will get you to Zurich in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

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Avg. Time
4h 51m
Avg. Price
$67.17

DB Intercity-Express

Book DB Intercity-Express from Frankfurt to Zurich from $50.72. There are 9 DB Intercity-Express schedules from Frankfurt to Zurich and you can expect on average to pay $96.67 for a DB Intercity-Express ticket to Zurich. In Frankfurt, DB Intercity-Express departs to Zurich from Central Train Station and no other station. In Zurich, DB Intercity-Express arrives at Zürich HB and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity-Express from Frankfurt to Zurich takes 4 hours and 13 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity-Express trip will get you to Zurich in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

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Avg. Time
4h 13m
Avg. Price
$96.67

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have train departures from Frankfurt. Most train trips to Zurich will depart from Frankfurt-Höchst Farbwerke, Frankfurt-Sindlingen, Central Train Station, Frankfurt-Zeilsheim.
  • Frankfurt-Höchst Farbwerke
  • Frankfurt-Sindlingen
  • Central Train Station
  • Frankfurt-Zeilsheim
Train trips arrive in Zurich at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Zürich HB are the main train stations in Zurich for trips arriving from Frankfurt.
  • Zürich HB