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Traveling from Konstanz to Zürich by train

Looking to travel from Konstanz to Zürich by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 1 hour 32 minutes to travel from Konstanz to Zürich by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 1 hour 16 minutes though. You'll usually find 56 trains per day running along the 57 km route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Zürich. Trains on this route are usually operated by either DB or SBB. On board you'll find modern comfortable seating and plenty of room for luggage as standard.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Konstanz to Zürich start from $21.61 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Zürich by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Konstanz to Zürich by train

It takes an average of 1h 32m to travel from Konstanz to Zürich by train, over a distance of around 35 miles (57 km). There are normally 56 trains per day traveling from Konstanz to Zürich and tickets for this journey start from $21.61 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

1h 16m


57 miles (35 km)


56 trains per day


Direct trains available


From $21.61

Train and bus operators

SBB CFF FFS, Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn

Konstanz to Zürich train times

Check out the next trains departing from Konstanz to Zürich for Tuesday Jan 31st 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:09 12:25 1h 16m, direct
11:35 12:55 1h 20m, 1 change
11:53 13:23 1h 30m, 1 change
12:09 13:25 1h 16m, direct
12:24 13:55 1h 31m, 1 change
12:53 14:23 1h 30m, 1 change
13:09 14:25 1h 16m, direct
13:35 14:55 1h 20m, 1 change
13:53 15:23 1h 30m, 1 change
14:09 15:25 1h 16m, direct

Deutsche Bahn and SBB trains from Konstanz to Zürich

You can travel from Konstanz to Zürich on Deutsche Bahn and SBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).

Cheap train tickets from Konstanz to Zürich

The price of train tickets from Konstanz to Zürich starts at $21.61 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Konstanz to Zürich by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Konstanz to Zürich

Want to know more about your journey from Konstanz to Zürich? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Konstanz to Zürich take?

The average journey time by train between Konstanz and Zürich is 1 hour and 32 minutes, with around 56 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Konstanz and Zürich by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Konstanz to Zürich is 1 hour and 16 minutes.

How much does the train from Konstanz to Zürich cost?

Train tickets from Konstanz to Zürich can start from as little as $21.61 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Konstanz to Zürich?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Konstanz to Zürich without having to change trains. There are 18 direct trains from Konstanz to Zürich each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Konstanz to Zürich leave?

The first train from Konstanz to Zürich leaves at 00:09. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Konstanz to Zürich leave?

The last train from Konstanz to Zürich leaves at 23:09. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Konstanz and Zürich by train?

Trains travelling from Konstanz to Zürich cover a distance of around 35 miles (57 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Zürich to Konstanz.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Konstanz to Zürich for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/31/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/11/2022 for travel on 12/11/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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