Train schedule from Zurich to Bielefeld

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00:08Zürich HB11h10 11:18Bielefeld Hbf
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00:08Zürich HB12h03 12:11Bielefeld Hbf
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05:59Zürich HB7h22 13:21Bielefeld Hbf
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05:59Zürich HB7h19 13:18Bielefeld Hbf
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05:59Zürich HB7h58 13:57Bielefeld Hbf
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06:37Zürich HB7h59 14:36Bielefeld Hbf
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06:59Zürich HB7h37 14:36Bielefeld Hbf
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06:59Zürich HB8h12 15:11Bielefeld Hbf
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07:59Zürich HB7h21 15:20Bielefeld Hbf
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07:59Zürich HB7h19 15:18Bielefeld Hbf
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07:59Zürich HB7h52 15:51Bielefeld Hbf
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08:37Zürich HB7h59 16:36Bielefeld Hbf
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08:59Zürich HB7h37 16:36Bielefeld Hbf
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08:59Zürich HB8h08 17:07Bielefeld Hbf
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09:37Zürich HB9h41 19:18Bielefeld Hbf
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09:59Zürich HB7h22 17:21Bielefeld Hbf
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09:59Zürich HB7h19 17:18Bielefeld Hbf
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09:59Zürich HB7h58 17:57Bielefeld Hbf
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10:59Zürich HB8h12 19:11Bielefeld Hbf
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10:59Zürich HB8h37 19:36Bielefeld Hbf
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10:59Zürich HB8h59 19:58Bielefeld Hbf
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11:08Zürich HB8h50 19:58Bielefeld Hbf
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11:08Zürich HB8h28 19:36Bielefeld Hbf
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11:59Zürich HB7h58 19:57Bielefeld Hbf
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11:59Zürich HB7h19 19:18Bielefeld Hbf
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11:59Zürich HB7h22 19:21Bielefeld Hbf
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12:37Zürich HB7h59 20:36Bielefeld Hbf
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12:59Zürich HB8h12 21:11Bielefeld Hbf
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12:59Zürich HB7h37 20:36Bielefeld Hbf
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13:08Zürich HB8h50 21:58Bielefeld Hbf
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13:08Zürich HB8h28 21:36Bielefeld Hbf
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13:59Zürich HB7h33 21:32Bielefeld Hbf
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13:59Zürich HB7h37 21:36Bielefeld Hbf
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13:59Zürich HB7h58 21:57Bielefeld Hbf
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13:59Zürich HB7h22 21:21Bielefeld Hbf
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14:34Zürich HB7h47 22:21Bielefeld Hbf
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14:37Zürich HB8h21 22:58Bielefeld Hbf
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14:59Zürich HB7h59 22:58Bielefeld Hbf
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14:59Zürich HB8h37 23:36Bielefeld Hbf
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15:59Zürich HB9h06 01:05Bielefeld Hbf
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15:59Zürich HB7h24 23:23Bielefeld Hbf
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17:59Zürich HB7h28 01:27Bielefeld Hbf
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18:59Zürich HB10h33 05:32Bielefeld Hbf
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19:59Zürich HB11h20 07:19Bielefeld Hbf
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21:36Zürich HB11h00 08:36Bielefeld Hbf
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21:38Zürich HB10h58 08:36Bielefeld Hbf
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22:08Zürich HB14h56 13:04Bielefeld Hbf
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22:32Zürich HB14h32 13:04Bielefeld Hbf
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22:32Zürich HB13h25 11:57Bielefeld Hbf
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23:36Zürich HB11h42 11:18Bielefeld Hbf
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Fastest train times from Zurich to Bielefeld

Showing times and prices for 2 Dec

Fastest Journey

7 h 19 m

Average

8 h 48 m

Trains per day

50

Distance

519 km

It's difficult to get from Zurich to Bielefeld without changing at least once.

Fastest
11:59Zürich HB7h19 19:18Bielefeld Hbf
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£941One-way
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07:59Zürich HB7h19 15:18Bielefeld Hbf
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£941One-way
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05:59Zürich HB7h19 13:18Bielefeld Hbf
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£691One-way
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09:59Zürich HB7h19 17:18Bielefeld Hbf
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£941One-way
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07:59Zürich HB7h21 15:20Bielefeld Hbf
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£941One-way

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Train Information to Bielefeld from Zurich

distanceDistance321 miles (518 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h
priceAverage train ticket price£38 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Bielefeld cover the 321 miles (518 km) long journey taking on average 11 h with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £27, but the average price of train tickets is £38. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Bielefeld Hbf.

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Zurich to Bielefeld with Deutsche Bahn

You can travel by train from Zurich to Bielefeld with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £27. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect trip from Zurich to Bielefeld with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train timetables from Zurich to Bielefeld and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Zurich and Bielefeld by DB is 321 miles (518 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Zurich and Bielefeld is £27.

DB is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 at Omio.

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 WCs are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Zurich and Bielefeld due to the coronavirus:

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

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Trains from Zurich to Bielefeld
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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Bielefeld from Zurich?

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

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

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

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

When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 30/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Bielefeld from Zurich before travelling.

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

The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Bielefeld is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Zurich from Bielefeld restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Bielefeld closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Zurich to Bielefeld cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Bielefeld from Zurich to cost as little as £27  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Zurich to Bielefeld cost on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Bielefeld from Zurich is £38  one way.
What is the distance between Zurich and Bielefeld by train?
The train distance from Zurich to Bielefeld is around 321 miles (518 km).
How long is the train between Zurich and Bielefeld?
On average the Zurich to Bielefeld train time is 11 h  covering the 321 miles (518 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station from Zurich to Bielefeld do I depart from? Which Bielefeld train station from Zurich do I arrive in?

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 Bielefeld, your train can arrive in train stations including Bielefeld Hbf, Bielefeld-Senne and Bielefeld Ost.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Zürich HB   to Bielefeld Hbf.

Where is the Zurich train station located? Where is the Bielefeld train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bielefeld Hbf, located 0.3 miles (455 m) away from the city centre.

Which train companies should I travel with from Zurich to Bielefeld?
For the trip from Zurich to Bielefeld you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Zurich to Bielefeld on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there between Zurich and Bielefeld?
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Zurich to Bielefeld. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Zurich to Bielefeld? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first train from Zurich to Bielefeld leaves at 09: 59   and the last train for this leaves at 20: 36. Omio shows you the latest train from Zurich to Bielefeld times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Zurich and Bielefeld for the best deals?
If you buy Zurich to Bielefeld train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £38. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Zurich to Bielefeld. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Bielefeld
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Zurich for your journey to Bielefeld.

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