Aachen to Zurich by train

  • First train
    04:51
  • Last train
    00:51
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 9m
  • Distance
    417 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    10hr 8m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Aachen to Zurich by train

Fast trains from Aachen to Zurich take around 6 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 417 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Aachen and Zurich.

1. Are there direct trains from Aachen to Zurich?

Journeys between Aachen and Zurich usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Aachen to Zurich every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Aachen to Zurich?

The Aachen to Zurich train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Aachen to Zurich train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Aachen around 04:51 and the last train is around 00:51. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Aachen around 05:18, and the last at 00:51.

When to book Aachen 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 Aachen to Zurich by train.

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Which train companies operate between Aachen and Zurich?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn

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 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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