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Train Information to Zurich from Göttingen

distanceDistance294 miles (474 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price£17 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Göttingen to Zurich cover the 294 miles (474 km) long route taking on average 6 h 6 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £17, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Göttingen and arrive in Zürich HB.

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Deutsche Bahn Göttingen – Zurich

You can travel by train from Göttingen to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £17. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 294 miles (474 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Göttingen to Zurich. Check the DB train timetable for your trip from Göttingen to Zurich on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Göttingen 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.

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Göttingen and Zurich, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Göttingen 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 Göttingen to Zurich.
FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Göttingen, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland?

Travel between Göttingen, 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 Göttingen?

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 29/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Göttingen and Zurich before travelling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Zurich, Switzerland to Göttingen, Germany?

Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Göttingen from Zurich?

Entry into Germany 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?

Requirements for reentering:

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

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

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

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

Last checked on 03/12/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Göttingen from Zurich.

How much do cheap train tickets between Göttingen and Zurich cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Göttingen to Zurich to cost as little as £17  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Göttingen to Zurich cost on average?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Göttingen to Zurich train price to come in at an average of £17  one way.
What is the distance from Göttingen to Zurich by train?
You should expect to travel around 294 miles (474 km)  to Zurich from Göttingen by train.
How long is the train journey from Göttingen to Zurich?
On average the train from Göttingen to Zurich duration is 6 h 6 min  for the 294 miles (474 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Göttingen to Zurich train leave from? Which Zurich train station do I come into from Göttingen?

When taking a train from Göttingen, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Göttingen, Göttingen ZOB and Göttingen, Landgericht/Bahnhof. When you arrive in Zurich, your train can arrive in train stations including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Göttingen   to Zürich HB.

Where do I find the Göttingen train station to Zurich? Where is the Zurich train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Göttingen, located approximately 0.4 miles (654 m) from the city centre of Göttingen. 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.

What train companies offer a service from Göttingen to Zurich?
If you're looking for trains from Göttingen to Zurich, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Zurich. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Göttingen to Zurich trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Göttingen and Zurich?
The average number of trains departing Göttingen for Zurich is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Göttingen to Zurich? When does the last train depart from Göttingen to Zurich?
The first train from Göttingen to Zurich leaves at 04: 54   and the last train for this leaves at 23: 26. Omio shows you the latest train from Göttingen to Zurich timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I book Göttingen to Zurich train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a train to Zurich from Göttingen to cost on average £17 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Göttingen to Zurich train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Göttingen
Zurich
Göttingen is the most popular Göttingen 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 Göttingen for your journey to Zurich.