Málaga to Zurich by train

  • First train
    06:20
  • Last train
    21:20
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    22hr 16m
  • Distance
    1,595 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    6
  • Avg. journey time
    29hr 14m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Málaga to Zurich by train

Fast trains from Málaga to Zurich take around 22 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,595 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Málaga and Zurich.

1. Are there direct trains from Málaga to Zurich?

Journeys between Málaga and Zurich usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 6 departures on the route from Málaga to Zurich every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Málaga to Zurich train travel time is normally about 22 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Málaga around 06:20 and the last train is around 21:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Málaga around 08:35, and the last at 21:20.

When to book Málaga to Zurich train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 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 Málaga to Zurich by train.

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Which train companies operate between Málaga and Zurich?

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

  • AV City
  • AVE
  • Alleo
  • Alvia
  • Avant
  • FS100
  • ICE
  • Intercites
  • Intercity
  • Intercités
  • Intercités de Nuit
  • Lyria
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional
  • Trenhotel

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.