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Zurich to Frankfurt Airport by train
Fastest journey3hr 53m
Trains per day21
Avg. journey time5hr 11m
Travelling from Zurich to Frankfurt Airport by train
Fast trains from Zurich to Frankfurt Airport take around 3 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 297 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Frankfurt Airport.
1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Frankfurt Airport?
Journeys between Zurich and Frankfurt Airport usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Zurich to Frankfurt Airport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 23 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Zurich to Frankfurt Airport?
The Zurich to Frankfurt Airport train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Zurich to Frankfurt Airport train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Frankfurt Airport is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 06:00 and the last train is around 00:08. This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Zurich to Frankfurt Airport train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Zurich to Frankfurt Airport are $39.95.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $39 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $67. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Zurich to Frankfurt Airport train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 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 Zurich to Frankfurt Airport by train.
Which train companies operate between Zurich and Frankfurt Airport?
More than one train company operates on the route from Zurich to Frankfurt Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Railjet Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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