Frankfurt am Main to Zurich by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:50
  • Last train
    18:05
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 55m

Travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich by train

Fast trains from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich take around 3 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 304 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Frankfurt am Main and Zurich.

Are there direct trains from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich?

Direct trains from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich have been found.

We usually find around 9 direct trains on the route from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 10 departures.

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

The Frankfurt am Main to Zurich train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Frankfurt am Main to Zurich train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Frankfurt am Main around 05:50 and the last train is around 18:05. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Frankfurt am Main to Zurich train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich by train.

Which train companies operate between Frankfurt am Main and Zurich?

More than one train company operates on the route from Frankfurt am Main to Zurich, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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