The cheapest trains from Zurich to Berlin

Showing times and prices for 25 Sep

Cheapest

£78

Average

£117

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.

Cheapest
21:59Zürich HB12h15 10:14Berlin Hbf
3 changes
£781One-way
Cheapest
21:59Zürich HB13h11 11:10Berlin Hbf
2 changes
£781One-way
2nd Cheapest
16:37Zürich HB14h27 07:04Berlin Hbf
2 changes
£811One-way
2nd Cheapest
17:37Zürich HB13h27 07:04Berlin Hbf
3 changes
£811One-way
14:59Zürich HB8h28 23:27Berlin Hbf
1 changes
£931One-way

Timetable Zurich to Berlin

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sat, 25 Sep
01:08Zürich HB11h06 12:14Berlin Hbf
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05:59Zürich HB8h15 14:14Berlin Hbf
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06:37Zürich HB10h45 17:22Berlin Hbf
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06:59Zürich HB8h28 15:27Berlin Hbf
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07:03Zürich HB8h49 15:52Berlin Hbf
0 changes
07:05Zürich HB8h47 15:52Berlin Hbf
0 changes
07:59Zürich HB8h15 16:14Berlin Hbf
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08:59Zürich HB8h28 17:27Berlin Hbf
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09:03Zürich HB8h55 17:58Berlin Hbf
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09:59Zürich HB8h11 18:10Berlin Hbf
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10:59Zürich HB8h28 19:27Berlin Hbf
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11:59Zürich HB8h15 20:14Berlin Hbf
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12:59Zürich HB8h28 21:27Berlin Hbf
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13:03Zürich HB8h48 21:51Berlin Hbf
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13:59Zürich HB8h24 22:23Berlin Hbf
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14:34Zürich HB8h30 23:04Berlin Hbf
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14:59Zürich HB8h28 23:27Berlin Hbf
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15:37Zürich HB8h54 00:31Berlin Hbf
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15:59Zürich HB8h32 00:31Berlin Hbf
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16:37Zürich HB14h27 07:04Berlin Hbf
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16:59Zürich HB12h37 05:36Berlin Hbf
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17:37Zürich HB13h27 07:04Berlin Hbf
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19:59Zürich HB11h39 07:38Berlin Hbf
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21:59Zürich HB12h15 10:14Berlin Hbf
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21:59Zürich HB13h11 11:10Berlin Hbf
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sat
25 Sep
£70Deutsche Bahn
£38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£205Swiss
Sun
26 Sep
£64Deutsche Bahn
£41STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£90easyJet
Mon
27 Sep
£27Deutsche Bahn
£41STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£108easyJet
Tue
28 Sep
£27Deutsche Bahn
£34Flixbus
£112Tuifly
Wed
29 Sep
£52Deutsche Bahn
£38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£112Eurowings
Thu
30 Sep
£27Deutsche Bahn
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£112Eurowings
Fri
1 Oct
£55Deutsche Bahn
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Sat
2 Oct
£29Deutsche Bahn
£38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£147KLM
Sun
3 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn with connection
£41STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£96easyJet
Mon
4 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£34Flixbus
£83easyJet
Tue
5 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£32Flixbus
£112Eurowings
Wed
6 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£112Eurowings Europe
Thu
7 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
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£108easyJet
Fri
8 Oct
£55Deutsche Bahn
£43Flixbus
£83easyJet
Sat
9 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£147KLM
Sun
10 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£82easyJet
Mon
11 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£112Eurowings
Tue
12 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£32Flixbus
£112Tuifly
Wed
13 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£112Eurowings
Thu
14 Oct
£22Deutsche Bahn
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£83easyJet

The fastest trains from Zurich to Berlin

Showing times and prices for 25 Sep

Fastest Journey

8 h 11 m

Average

9 h 46 m

Trains per day

25

Distance

670 km

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.

Fastest
09:59Zürich HB8h11 18:10Berlin Hbf
1 changes
£1381One-way
2nd Fastest
05:59Zürich HB8h15 14:14Berlin Hbf
1 changes
£1661One-way
2nd Fastest
11:59Zürich HB8h15 20:14Berlin Hbf
1 changes
£1091One-way
2nd Fastest
07:59Zürich HB8h15 16:14Berlin Hbf
1 changes
£1381One-way
13:59Zürich HB8h24 22:23Berlin Hbf
1 changes
£1231One-way

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Train Information from Zurich to Berlin

distanceDistance415 miles (670 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price£56 (€62)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Train companies

Zurich to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 58 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 9 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets from Zurich to Berlin due to the coronavirus:

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

Travel Tips

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

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Berlin, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

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

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

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

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.

What restrictions are there on reentering Switzerland from Berlin, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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?

The government of Switzerland 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 23/09/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Berlin.

What is the cost of cheap trains between Zurich and Berlin?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Zurich to Berlin to cost as little as £27  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to Berlin from Zurich?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Zurich to Berlin train price to come in at an average of £56  one way.
What is the distance to Berlin from Zurich by train?
The Zurich to Berlin train distance is approximately 415 miles (670 km).
How long does it take from Zurich to Berlin by train?
The Zurich to Berlin train duration is on average 11 h 49 min, which is to be expected when travelling 415 miles (670 km) between Zurich and Berlin. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What station does the Zurich to Berlin train leave from? Which Berlin train station do I come into from Zurich?

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.

Where is the train station in Zurich? Where is the train station in Berlin?

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.

What train companies offer a service between Zurich and Berlin?
If you're looking for trains from Zurich to Berlin, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Berlin. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Zurich to Berlin route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there from Zurich to Berlin a day?
The average number of trains departing Zurich for Berlin is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Zurich to Berlin? When can I take the last train for the day?
If you prefer early morning trains from Zurich to Berlin, the first train leaves at 12: 59. If you prefer late night trains from Zurich to Berlin, the last train of the day leaves at 22: 08. Omio shows you the latest train from Zurich to Berlin times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I book Zurich Berlin train tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a train between Zurich and Berlin to cost on average £56 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Zurich to Berlin train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Berlin
Zürich HB
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