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Overview: Train from Ghent to Zurich

distanceDistance334 miles (539 km)
durationAverage train duration13 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Ghent to Zurich cover the 334 miles (539 km) long route taking on average 13 h 2 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £40, but the average price of train tickets is £40. Travellers depart most frequently from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Ghent to Zurich

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Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Ghent to Zurich train.

  • Average Price: £40

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Ghent and Zurich and when travelling by train:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Ghent to Zurich

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Ghent, Belgium to Zurich, Switzerland?

Travel between Ghent, Belgium and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Belgium?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Ghent?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

All travellers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Ghent and Zurich as this information can change.

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Zurich to Ghent is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from Switzerland?

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Ghent, Belgium?

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

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

Last verified on 20/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Zurich to Ghent train here.

How much does a cheap train between Ghent and Zurich cost?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Ghent to Zurich for the next 7 days starting from £40  one way.

How much is a train ticket from Ghent to Zurich?

If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Ghent to Zurich train to cost on average £40  one way.

What is the distance by train from Ghent to Zurich?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Zurich from Ghent via train to be approximately 334 miles (539 km).

How many hours does it take from Ghent to Zurich by train?

On average the Ghent to Zurich train time is 13 h 2 min  covering the 334 miles (539 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Which train station in Ghent goes to Zurich? Which train station do I come into Zurich from Ghent?

When departing from Ghent, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort. 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 Gent St Pieters   to Zürich HB   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Ghent to go to Zurich? Where is the train station in Zurich located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Gent St Pieters and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Zurich most often arrive at Zürich HB and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies go from Ghent to Zurich?

For the trip from Ghent to Zurich you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Ghent and Zurich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains are there from Ghent to Zurich a day?

The average number of trains departing Ghent for Zurich is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Ghent to Zurich? When is the last train from Ghent to Zurich?

The earliest train for this journey departs from Ghent at 05: 24. The last train leaves from Ghent at 19: 27. Check Omio for the latest train times from Ghent to Zurich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book Ghent to Zurich train tickets to get the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket from Ghent to Zurich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £40 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Zurich from Ghent are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ghent
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Gent St Pieters is the most popular Ghent 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 Ghent for your journey to Zurich.