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 Kiel to Zurich will cost around £ 82 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 23.
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8 h 47 m
11 h 19 m
Trains per day
Of the 18 trains that leave Kiel for Zurich every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 781 km distance in an average of 11 h 19 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 47 m .
The slowest trains will take 13 h 56 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||484 miles (781 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 47 min|
|Average train ticket price||£29 (€33)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Kiel to Zurich cover the 484 miles (781 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 47 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £29. Travellers depart most frequently from Kiel Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
For as little as £17 you can travel by train from Kiel to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
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 Kiel 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 Kiel to Zurich train information:
Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train to Zurich from Kiel:
Travel between Kiel, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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 to Zurich from Kiel before travelling.
The restriction level for your return train to Kiel, Germany from Zurich is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 06/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Kiel from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.
When taking the train from Kiel to Zurich, you can choose to depart from train stations like Kiel Hbf, Kiel, Hbf Kaistraße and Kiel-Hassee CITTI-PARK. Your journey can end in train stations such as Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Kiel Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Kiel Hbf and need to travel around 0.4 miles (731 m) 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.
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