Zurich to Frankfurt am Main

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1 suggested route to go from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main by flight, train, car, bus

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Trip Zurich Frankfurt am Main

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance190 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Zurich Frankfurt am Main. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Zurich-Frankfurt am Main

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Train Zurich to Frankfurt am Main

Zurich Frankfurt am Main railways companies

The railways Deutsche Bahn and SBB CFF FFS are the companies that you may travel with for your trip to Frankfurt am Main.
Deutsche Bahn Zurich Frankfurt am MainSBB CFF FFS Zurich Frankfurt am Main

Is it possible to go directly by train from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main?

Yes, it is possible to go from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main by train without making any changes. The schedule may vary along the week, and direct trains may only operate on certain days. To find the cheapest Zurich-Frankfurt am Main train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Highspeed Train Zurich Frankfurt am Main

Travelling at a speed between 125mph to 220mph, those trains are the fastest solution to go from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main by train.

Intercity Train Zurich Frankfurt am Main

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Zurich and Frankfurt am Main with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Railway stations from Zurich

  • Zurich HB

Railway stations in Frankfurt am Main

  • Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
  • Frankfurt (Main) West

Cheap flights from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main

Which airlines fly from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main ?

You can choose between 2 airlines to travel by plane on this route: Swiss International Airlines or Lufthansa.
Swiss International Airlines Zurich Frankfurt am MainLufthansa Zurich Frankfurt am Main

Cheap flights to Frankfurt am Main are sometimes not that easy to get but we would like to remind you a few tips:

  • Avoid weekends to fly to Frankfurt am Main and be flexible. Fares are different whether the flight is scheduled early in the morning or late in the evening. It is thus recommended to have an important degree of flexibility.
  • Don't wait the day before your trip to book the Zurich Frankfurt am Main flight as prices should be very high. With few exceptions, prices increase as you get closer to the departure date in order to save seats for business customers who book late and are keen to pay more.

Departure airport in Zurich

  • ZRH Zurich

Destination airport in Frankfurt am Main

  • FRA Frankfurt International

Carpool from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get Zurich-Frankfurt am Main rides searching three days in advance than one month. Good option for lastminute stay in Frankfurt am Main!

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Zurich-Frankfurt am Main ride. Instead of driving alone the car from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

Zurich to Frankfurt am Main bus

If you are looking for a bus service from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

Coach companies on the Zurich Frankfurt am Main trip

The coach route Zurich Frankfurt am Main is operated without changes by the bus companies Eurolines CH and FlixBus.

Eurolines CH Zurich Frankfurt am MainFlixBus Zurich Frankfurt am Main

You may still have doubts to get to Frankfurt am Main by bus. To encourage you to take the bus to Frankfurt am Main, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • You will travel from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main on a modern and comfortable bus. Reclining seats with improved legroom and toilets provide the comfort you need to enjoy your time onboard.
  • Very low prices! On the Zurich Frankfurt am Main line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • These are professional drivers who will drive you to Frankfurt am Main safely and confidently.

Departure bus stations in Zurich

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in Zurich from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. To avoid catching the wrong bus, check in front where the destination 'Frankfurt am Main' should be displayed. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of FlixBus or Eurolines CH, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Zurich
  • Zurich

Arrival bus stations in Frankfurt am Main

When you arrive in Frankfurt am Main, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Frankfurt Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB)
  • Frankfurt central station

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