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Taking the train from Winterthur to Schaffhausen in 27 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Winterthur to Schaffhausen? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 35 minutes to travel the 23 km from Winterthur to Schaffhausen by train, although you can get there in as little as 27 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 57 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You can travel with SBB trains during your journey, as they are the main operator of services on this route.

Train tickets from Winterthur to Schaffhausen start from $16.78 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than 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 Schaffhausen? 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.

Winterthur to Schaffhausen by train

It takes an average of 35m to travel from Winterthur to Schaffhausen by train, over a distance of around 14 miles (23 km). There are normally 57 trains per day traveling from Winterthur to Schaffhausen and tickets for this journey start from $16.78 when you book in advance.

First train

00:12

Last train

23:42

Departure station

Winterthur

Arrival station

Schaffhausen

Journey time

27m

Distance

23 miles (14 km)

Frequency

57 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $16.78

Train and bus operators

SBB CFF FFS

Winterthur to Schaffhausen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Winterthur to Schaffhausen for Tuesday Jan 31st 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:19 11:46 27m, direct
11:42 12:13 31m, direct
12:06 12:38 32m, direct
12:19 12:46 27m, direct
12:42 13:13 31m, direct
13:06 13:38 32m, direct
13:19 13:46 27m, direct
13:42 14:13 31m, direct
14:06 14:38 32m, direct
14:19 14:46 27m, direct

SBB trains from Winterthur to Schaffhausen

You can travel from Winterthur to Schaffhausen on 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.

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 Winterthur to Schaffhausen

The price of train tickets from Winterthur to Schaffhausen starts at $16.78 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 Winterthur to Schaffhausen 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 Winterthur to Schaffhausen

Want to know more about your journey from Winterthur to Schaffhausen? 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 Winterthur to Schaffhausen take?

The average journey time by train between Winterthur and Schaffhausen is 35 minutes, with around 57 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 Winterthur and Schaffhausen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Winterthur to Schaffhausen is 27 minutes.

How much does the train from Winterthur to Schaffhausen cost?

Train tickets from Winterthur to Schaffhausen can start from as little as $16.78 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 Winterthur to Schaffhausen?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Winterthur to Schaffhausen without having to change trains. There are 55 direct trains from Winterthur to Schaffhausen each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Winterthur to Schaffhausen leave?

The first train from Winterthur to Schaffhausen leaves at 00:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Winterthur to Schaffhausen leave?

The last train from Winterthur to Schaffhausen leaves at 23:42. 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 Winterthur and Schaffhausen by train?

Trains travelling from Winterthur to Schaffhausen cover a distance of around 14 miles (23 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Winterthur to Schaffhausen 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 04/23/2019 for travel on 04/23/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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