Salzburg to Zurich by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Salzburg to Zurich by train
Fast trains from Salzburg to Zurich take around 5 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 342 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salzburg and Zurich.
1. Are there direct trains from Salzburg to Zurich?
Direct trains from Salzburg to Zurich have been found.
We usually find around 7 direct trains on the route from Salzburg to Zurich every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 6 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Salzburg to Zurich?
The Salzburg to Zurich train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Salzburg to Zurich train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Salzburg around 07:56 and the last train is around 17:56.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Salzburg to Zurich train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Salzburg to Zurich are $32.89.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $102 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $79. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Salzburg 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 Salzburg to Zurich by train.
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Which train companies operate between Salzburg and Zurich?
More than one train company operates on the route from Salzburg to Zurich, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro Night
- Night Jet
- Night train
- Railjet Express
- Railjet Xpress
- Regional Train
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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