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 £ 72 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 38.
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8 h 11 m
10 h 5 m
Trains per day
Of the 33 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 10 h 5 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 11 m .
The slowest trains will take 13 h 54 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||8 h 50 min|
|Average train ticket price||£34 (€39)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Zurich to Berlin cover the 415 miles (670 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 50 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. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
Find the best trains to Berlin from Zurich with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from £17. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
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 Zurich to Berlin train.
Zurich to Berlin train information with Deutsche Bahn:
When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Berlin from Zurich don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
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 22/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Berlin from Zurich as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Berlin is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 20/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Berlin closer to your date of departure here.
When taking a train from Zurich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. When you arrive in Berlin, your train can arrive in train stations including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Zürich HB to Berlin Hbf.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Zürich HB, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city centre of Zurich. The most popular arrival train station in Berlin, called Berlin Hbf, is located around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from its city centre.
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