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.
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5 h 47 m
7 h 57 m
Trains per day
Of the 2 trains that leave Zurich for Kaiserslautern every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||6 h 15 min|
|Average train ticket price||£29 (€33)|
|Train frequency||20 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Zurich to Kaiserslautern cover the 147 miles long trip taking on average 6 h 15 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 20 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £18, but the average price of train tickets is £29. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Kaiserslautern Hbf.
Find the best trains from Zurich to Kaiserslautern with Omio's travel partners SBB and Deutsche Bahn from £18. 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 Kaiserslautern train.
SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip between Zurich and Kaiserslautern, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.
Looking for trains between Zurich and Kaiserslautern? SBB is one of the best companies to travel with on the 147 miles (237 km) journey from Zurich to Kaiserslautern. As an official travel partner of SBB, Omio quickly shows you the latest SBB train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Zurich to Kaiserslautern routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable SBB train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Zurich and Kaiserslautern, you can quickly see if the SBB ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Zurich - Kaiserslautern train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with SBB!
Zurich to Kaiserslautern train information with SBB:
Travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and Kaiserslautern, Germany is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 07/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Zurich to Kaiserslautern closer to your date of departure here.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Kaiserslautern to Zurich is: Fully open
Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 03/08/2022. 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 Kaiserslautern to Zurich train here.
Some of the Zurich train stations to Kaiserslautern you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Kaiserslautern include Kaiserslautern Hbf, Kaiserslautern West and Kaiserslautern Pfaffwerk.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB and arriving in Kaiserslautern Hbf.
Passengers booking this route 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 Kaiserslautern most often arrive at Kaiserslautern Hbf and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from this train station to the city centre.
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