Thinking about taking the train from Regensburg to Zürich? We've got you covered.
It usually takes around 8 hours to travel the 320 km from Regensburg to Zürich by train, although you can get there in as little as 5 hours 25 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 34 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.
Train tickets from Regensburg to Zürich are usually cheaper when you book in advance compared to buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
Keen to book your train tickets to Zürich? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.
From 5h 25m
199 miles (320 km)
34 trains per day
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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 Regensburg to Zürich by booking early.§
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.
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!
The average journey time by train between Regensburg and Zürich is 8 hours and 0 minutes, with around 34 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Regensburg to Zürich is 5 hours and 25 minutes.
No, there are no direct train services from Regensburg to Zürich. Travelling from Regensburg to Zürich by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Regensburg to Zürich leaves at 03:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Regensburg to Zürich leaves at 23:56. 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.
Trains travelling from Regensburg to Zürich cover a distance of around 199 miles (320 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Zürich to Regensburg.