Zurich to Cheb by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 45m
  • Distance
    411 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    10hr 40m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Zurich to Cheb by train

Fast trains from Zurich to Cheb take around 7 hours and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 411 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Cheb.

1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Cheb?

Journeys between Zurich and Cheb usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Zurich to Cheb 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 Zurich to Cheb?

The Zurich to Cheb train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Cheb is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 06:00 and the last train is around 00:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Zurich around 04:24, and the last at 23:39.

When to book Zurich to Cheb 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 Cheb by train.

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Which train companies operate between Zurich and Cheb?

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

  • Alex
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Oberpfalzbahn
  • Regional-Express

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.