Zurich to Bielefeld train

Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Bielefeld

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

£27

Average

£56

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.

Deutsche Bahn
14:59Zurich7h20 22:19Bielefeld
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£271One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:37Zurich9h41 17:18Bielefeld
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£441One-way
Deutsche Bahn
19:59Zurich10h37 06:36Bielefeld
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£551One-way
Deutsche Bahn
20:59Zurich10h37 07:36Bielefeld
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£621One-way
Deutsche Bahn
16:37Zurich11h21 03:58Bielefeld
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£701One-way

Train schedule Zurich to Bielefeld

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Deutsche Bahn
07:37Zurich9h41 17:18Bielefeld
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Deutsche Bahn
14:59Zurich7h20 22:19Bielefeld
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Deutsche Bahn
16:37Zurich11h21 03:58Bielefeld
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Deutsche Bahn
16:59Zurich10h59 03:58Bielefeld
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Deutsche Bahn
19:59Zurich10h37 06:36Bielefeld
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Deutsche Bahn
20:59Zurich10h37 07:36Bielefeld
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Fastest train times from Zurich to Bielefeld

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

7 h 20 m

Average

10 h 5 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

519 km

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.

Deutsche Bahn
14:59Zurich7h20 22:19Bielefeld
0 changes
£271One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:37Zurich9h41 17:18Bielefeld
0 changes
£441One-way
Deutsche Bahn
20:59Zurich10h37 07:36Bielefeld
0 changes
£621One-way
Deutsche Bahn
19:59Zurich10h37 06:36Bielefeld
0 changes
£551One-way
Deutsche Bahn
16:59Zurich10h59 03:58Bielefeld
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£811One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Bielefeld

distanceDistance321 miles (518 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£54 (€61)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Zurich to Bielefeld

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Zurich to Bielefeld from £44 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

Deutsche Bahn

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:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 48 min
  • Average Price: £44
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Bielefeld

Travel by train to Bielefeld 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 Bielefeld.
FAQs

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Bielefeld, 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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Bielefeld, 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 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

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

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.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Zurich and Bielefeld for as low as £44  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Zurich to Bielefeld is £54  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Zurich and Bielefeld via train to be approximately 321 miles (518 km).
While the time it takes to travel 321 miles (518 km) between Zurich and Bielefeld can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Zurich to Bielefeld is on average 7 h 20 min.

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.

Take the Zurich to Bielefeld train with Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Bielefeld from Zurich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 8 trains a day from Zurich to Bielefeld. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Zurich to Bielefeld at 04: 37   or take the last train from Zurich to Bielefeld leaving at 23: 08. Look for the latest Zurich Bielefeld train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets from Zurich to Bielefeld within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £54 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Zurich to Bielefeld a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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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