The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Berlin to Zurich will cost around £ 107 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 80.
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7 h 59 m
9 h 44 m
Trains per day
Of the 34 trains that leave Berlin for Zurich every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 670 km distance in an average of 9 h 44 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7 h 59 m .
The slowest trains will take 14 h 52 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||415 miles (670 km)|
|Average train duration||9 h 58 min|
|Average train ticket price||£42 (€49)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | ICE|
Trains from Berlin to Zurich cover the 415 miles (670 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 58 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | ICE. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £42. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
Travel to Zurich from Berlin from £17 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Berlin and Zurich. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Zurich train information:
Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Berlin and Zurich due to the coronavirus:
Travel by train between Berlin, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 20/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Berlin closer to your date of departure here.
Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 26/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Berlin from Zurich.
When departing from Berlin, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. When arriving in Zurich, you can end your journey in train stations like Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.
Omio customers book a train from Berlin Hbf to Zürich HB most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Berlin Hbf, located approximately 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city centre of Berlin. The most popular arrival train station in Zurich, called Zürich HB, is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from its city centre.
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