The cheapest trains from Düsseldorf to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Cheapest

£55

Average

£113

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 Düsseldorf to Zurich will cost around £ 113 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 55.

Cheapest
22:59Düsseldorf Hbf8h27 07:26Zürich HB
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£551One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:05Düsseldorf Hbf7h55 13:00Zürich HB
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£611One-way
06:50Düsseldorf Hbf6h10 13:00Zürich HB
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£671One-way
06:50Düsseldorf Hbf6h33 13:23Zürich HB
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£691One-way
08:01Düsseldorf Hbf6h59 15:00Zürich HB
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£691One-way

Timetable Düsseldorf to Zurich

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02:39Düsseldorf Hbf7h21 10:00Zürich HB
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02:39Düsseldorf Hbf8h44 11:23Zürich HB
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04:27Düsseldorf Hbf6h56 11:23Zürich HB
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05:05Düsseldorf Hbf7h55 13:00Zürich HB
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06:08Düsseldorf Hbf5h52 12:00Zürich HB
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06:50Düsseldorf Hbf6h10 13:00Zürich HB
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06:50Düsseldorf Hbf6h33 13:23Zürich HB
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06:55Düsseldorf Hbf7h05 14:00Zürich HB
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07:07Düsseldorf Hbf6h16 13:23Zürich HB
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07:07Düsseldorf Hbf5h53 13:00Zürich HB
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07:28Düsseldorf Hbf7h55 15:23Zürich HB
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07:44Düsseldorf Hbf7h16 15:00Zürich HB
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07:49Düsseldorf Hbf7h11 15:00Zürich HB
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08:01Düsseldorf Hbf6h59 15:00Zürich HB
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08:01Düsseldorf Hbf5h59 14:00Zürich HB
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08:13Düsseldorf Hbf5h47 14:00Zürich HB
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08:57Düsseldorf Hbf6h26 15:23Zürich HB
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08:57Düsseldorf Hbf6h03 15:00Zürich HB
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08:57Düsseldorf Hbf7h03 16:00Zürich HB
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09:55Düsseldorf Hbf7h05 17:00Zürich HB
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09:56Düsseldorf Hbf7h04 17:00Zürich HB
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10:20Düsseldorf Hbf7h40 18:00Zürich HB
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10:37Düsseldorf Hbf5h23 16:00Zürich HB
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11:00Düsseldorf Hbf6h00 17:00Zürich HB
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11:00Düsseldorf Hbf6h23 17:23Zürich HB
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11:56Düsseldorf Hbf7h04 19:00Zürich HB
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12:07Düsseldorf Hbf5h53 18:00Zürich HB
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12:40Düsseldorf Hbf7h43 20:23Zürich HB
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12:46Düsseldorf Hbf6h14 19:00Zürich HB
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14:01Düsseldorf Hbf6h59 21:00Zürich HB
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15:10Düsseldorf Hbf5h50 21:00Zürich HB
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15:10Düsseldorf Hbf6h13 21:23Zürich HB
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15:48Düsseldorf Hbf6h12 22:00Zürich HB
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16:11Düsseldorf Hbf5h49 22:00Zürich HB
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16:55Düsseldorf Hbf6h28 23:23Zürich HB
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17:07Düsseldorf Hbf6h16 23:23Zürich HB
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17:56Düsseldorf Hbf7h10 01:06Zürich HB
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18:59Düsseldorf Hbf6h07 01:06Zürich HB
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18:59Düsseldorf Hbf6h25 01:24Zürich HB
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20:09Düsseldorf Hbf10h44 06:53Zürich HB
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21:51Düsseldorf Hbf11h09 09:00Zürich HB
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22:59Düsseldorf Hbf8h27 07:26Zürich HB
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Sat
16 Oct
£56Deutsche Bahn
£42Flixbus
£190Eurowings
Sun
17 Oct
£49Deutsche Bahn
£55Flixbus
£132Swiss
Mon
18 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn with connection
£33Flixbus
£141Eurowings
Tue
19 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£123Eurowings
Wed
20 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£115Eurowings
Thu
21 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£33Flixbus
£106Eurowings
Fri
22 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£42Flixbus
£119Eurowings
Sat
23 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
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£84Eurowings
Sun
24 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£36Flixbus
£101Eurowings
Mon
25 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£30Flixbus
£88Eurowings
Tue
26 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£84Eurowings
Wed
27 Oct
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£84Eurowings
Thu
28 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£33Flixbus
£71Eurowings
Fri
29 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
£38Flixbus
£66Eurowings
Sat
30 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn
£33Flixbus
£66Eurowings
Sun
31 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£38Flixbus
£101Eurowings
Mon
1 Nov
£23Deutsche Bahn
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£53Eurowings
Tue
2 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£66Eurowings
Wed
3 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£57Eurowings
Thu
4 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£32Flixbus
£47Eurowings
Fri
5 Nov
£23Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£53Eurowings

The fastest trains from Düsseldorf to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Fastest Journey

5 h 23 m

Average

6 h 53 m

Trains per day

42

Distance

448 km

It's difficult to get from Düsseldorf to Zurich without changing at least once.

Fastest
10:37Düsseldorf Hbf5h23 16:00Zürich HB
1 changes
£1681One-way
2nd Fastest
08:13Düsseldorf Hbf5h47 14:00Zürich HB
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£1361One-way
16:11Düsseldorf Hbf5h49 22:00Zürich HB
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£1361One-way
15:10Düsseldorf Hbf5h50 21:00Zürich HB
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£1011One-way
06:08Düsseldorf Hbf5h52 12:00Zürich HB
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£1531One-way

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Train Information between Düsseldorf and Zurich

distanceDistance277 miles (447 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Düsseldorf to Zurich cover the 277 miles (447 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 15 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £28, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn trains from Düsseldorf to Zurich

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Düsseldorf and Zurich from £17. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 277 miles (447 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Düsseldorf to Zurich. Check the DB train timetable for your trip between Düsseldorf and Zurich on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Düsseldorf to Zurich you can pay as low as £17.

Deutsche Bahn is the main operator of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

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, toilets are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Deutsche Bahn Trains from Duesseldorf to Zurich

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Deutsche Bahn is Germany's leading train company, running 40,000 train journeys every day. Deutsche Bahn has a wide range of tickets, offers and discount cards such as the BahnCard. Check if you can use it on the Deutsche Bahn trains from Duesseldorf to Zurich. For more information on ticket cancellation, please visit our customer service centre.

Deutsche Bahn has different types of trains such as ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regional Rail) based on travel time and comfort. Toilets are available on all trains and some of them have an onboard restaurant or access to Wi-Fi.

At Omio, you can easily check the train schedule from Duesseldorf to Zurich and book cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets.


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Trains from Düsseldorf to Zurich
Travel by train to Zurich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Düsseldorf to Zurich.
FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Düsseldorf, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland?

Travel between Düsseldorf, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Düsseldorf?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Düsseldorf to Zurich before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Düsseldorf, Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to Düsseldorf, Germany from Zurich is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Düsseldorf from Zurich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zurich?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Düsseldorf from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Düsseldorf to Zurich cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Zurich from Düsseldorf for as little as £17  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Düsseldorf to Zurich cost on average?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Düsseldorf to Zurich train to cost on average £28  one way.
What is the distance by train from Düsseldorf to Zurich?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Düsseldorf and Zurich via train to be approximately 277 miles (447 km).
How many hours does it take from Düsseldorf to Zurich by train?
On average the Düsseldorf to Zurich train time is 6 h 15 min  covering the 277 miles (447 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Düsseldorf to Zurich train leave from? Which Zurich train station do I come into from Düsseldorf?

When departing from Düsseldorf, you have various train station options to start your route from including Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath. When arriving in Zurich, you can end your route in train stations like Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.

Omio customers book a train from Düsseldorf Hbf   to Zürich HB   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Düsseldorf located? Where is the arrival train station in Zurich located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Zürich HB, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

Which train providers can take me to Zurich from Düsseldorf?
When taking a train from Düsseldorf to Zurich, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Zurich. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Düsseldorf to Zurich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there between Düsseldorf and Zurich?
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Düsseldorf to Zurich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Düsseldorf to Zurich? What time is the last train from Düsseldorf to Zurich?
If you prefer early morning trains from Düsseldorf to Zurich, the first train leaves at 07: 27. If you prefer late night trains from Düsseldorf to Zurich, the last train of the day leaves at 21: 59. Omio shows you the latest train from Düsseldorf to Zurich schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I book train tickets from Düsseldorf to Zurich to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Düsseldorf to Zurich is on average £28 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Düsseldorf to Zurich available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Düsseldorf
Zurich
Düsseldorf Hbf is the most popular Düsseldorf railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Düsseldorf for your journey to Zurich.