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 Zurich to Berlin will cost around £ 117 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 78.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
8 h 11 m
9 h 46 m
Trains per day
Of the 25 trains that leave Zurich for Berlin 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 46 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 11 m .
The slowest trains will take 14 h 27 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||11 h 49 min|
|Average train ticket price||£56 (€62)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Zurich to Berlin cover the 415 miles (670 km) long route taking on average 11 h 49 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £56, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
Travel from Zurich to Berlin from £27 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route 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 from Zurich to Berlin. 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.
Zurich to Berlin train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets from Zurich to Berlin due to the coronavirus:
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Berlin, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 23/09/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Berlin from Zurich as this information can change.
Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 23/09/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Berlin.
When taking the train to Berlin from Zurich, you can choose to depart from train stations like Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. Your journey can end in train stations such as Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Zürich HB and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Zürich HB, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Zurich.
The most popular arrival train station, Berlin Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre of Berlin.
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