Trains Frankfurt to Zurich

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Trains Frankfurt <> Stuttgart

Booking horizon  3-6 months*
Duration 4h33
Distance  346km 
Direct trains 1 change
First train Frankfurt 02h48
Last train Frankfurt 22h05
First train Zurich 00h08
Last train Zurich 23h36
Trains per day


Train company Deutsche Bahn / SBB
Station Frankfurt Frankfurt Hbf
Station Zurich Zurich HB

*TGV = 3 months (tickets for the summer are available from February), ICE = 6 months


Train times - Use our journey planner to find all trains from Frankfurt to Zurich

The first train leaves at 02h48 from Frankfurt Hbf to Zurich HB, the last train leaves at 22h05. The journey time is 4 hours and 33 minutes between the two cities. Each day around 10 trains run between Frankfurt and Zurich. Here, at HappyRail, you can buy all cheap train tickets from Frankfurt to Zurich!

Travel by ICE International

2nd class

  • Free Wifi
  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation optional (highly recommended during rush hour and on longer trips)  

1st class 

  • Free Wifi
  • Reservation included
  • Comfortable leather seats
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • All seats have power points 
  • At-seat service for drinks and food
  • Acces to first class lounges

=> ICE International - More info & photos 


Germany by train - Train tickets & info

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Frankfurt Hbf - Info

Railway Station Frankfurt

Frankfurt(Main)Hbf is the main station of Frankfurt, located in the middle of the centre. From the main station it is easy to get by train to the airport of Frankfurt. At the station there are a lot of eateries and shops. In the station you can access the S-Bahn network to get around the city of Frankfurt.


  • Wifi: yes, free for 30 minutes
  • Lockers: yes, 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

  • Walking: 10 minutes
  • Bike: no city bikes
  • Tram: - 
  • S Bahn: 9 minutes, every 2 minutes
  • Bus: -  
  • Taxi: yes

Finding your platform:

  • On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are listed.

Finding your carriage: 

  • If you have a reserved seat, you can find the right spot on the platform where the carriage stops, by looking at the board of train compositions that can be found on any platform. 


Frankfurt Hbf - Hotels near the station

Find cheap hotels with good ratings near Frankfurt Hbf Train Station

  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
Cheap hotels near Frankfurt Hbf - Trains to Frankfurt

25hours Hotel by Levi's****

5minutes by foot from Frankfurt Hbf. Stylish, modern, different. Affordable. Free Mini!  •  Agoda  •  Trivago

Cheap hotels near Frankfurt Hbf - Trains to Frankfurt

Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof*****

Next to Frankfurt Hbf, very comfortable 5-star hotel with spacious rooms. Very convenient.  •  Agoda  •  Trivago 

Cheap hotels near Frankfurt Hbf - Trains to Frankfurt

Toyoko Inn****

Beside the train station. Modern, comfortable 4-star hotel. Very high ratings.  •  Agoda  •  Trivago 

•  Find more cheap hotels:  •  Agoda  •  Trivago

Frankfurt Hbf - Rental cars

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Rental Cars

5 rental car companies: Europcar, Flizzr, Hertz, Interrent, Sixt.   

Zurich HB - Info

Railway Station Zurich

The name of the main station of Zurich is Zurich HB. The station is located near the city centre. 


  • Wifi: yes, SBB hotspot 
  • Lockers: yes 
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre 

  • Walking: 10 minutes
  • Bike: -
  • Subway: -
  • Bus: - 
  • Tram: 5 minutes, Tram 4
  • Taxi: yes


Zurich HB - Hotels near the station

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Zurich HB - Rental cars

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    railway station

Rental Cars

Rental car companies, among others: Unirent, Budget, Dollar, Sixt, Hertz