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.
This is the last train of the day.
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7 h 20 m
10 h 5 m
Trains per day
Of the 6 trains that leave Zurich for Bielefeld every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||321 miles (518 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 20 min|
|Average train ticket price||£54 (€61)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet|
Trains from Zurich to Bielefeld cover the 321 miles (518 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 20 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £54, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £44. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Bielefeld Hbf.
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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 Bielefeld train.
Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Bielefeld train information:
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Bielefeld, 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 18/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Zurich and Bielefeld as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bielefeld to Zurich is: Fully open
Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 09/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Bielefeld to Zurich train here.
When departing from Zurich, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. When arriving in Bielefeld, you can end your route in train stations like Bielefeld Hbf, Bielefeld-Senne and Bielefeld Ost.
Omio customers book a train from Zürich HB to Bielefeld Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Zürich HB and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Bielefeld most often arrive at Bielefeld Hbf and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from this train station to the city centre.
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