Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Magdeburg

Showing times and prices for 20 Jan

Cheapest

£26

Average

£70

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 Magdeburg will cost around £ 70 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 26.

Cheapest
21:59Zürich HB10h57 08:56Magdeburg Hbf
3 changes
£261One-way
Cheapest
21:59Zürich HB11h55 09:54Magdeburg Hbf
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£261One-way
2nd Cheapest
19:59Zürich HB9h56 05:55Magdeburg Hbf
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£491One-way
00:08Zürich HB11h46 11:54Magdeburg Hbf
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£541One-way
20:07Zürich HB11h49 07:56Magdeburg Hbf
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£541One-way

Train schedule Zurich to Magdeburg

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00:08Zürich HB11h46 11:54Magdeburg Hbf
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00:08Zürich HB11h46 11:54Magdeburg Hbf
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05:59Zürich HB7h55 13:54Magdeburg Hbf
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06:37Zürich HB8h19 14:56Magdeburg Hbf
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06:59Zürich HB7h57 14:56Magdeburg Hbf
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07:59Zürich HB7h55 15:54Magdeburg Hbf
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08:37Zürich HB8h21 16:58Magdeburg Hbf
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08:37Zürich HB10h21 18:58Magdeburg Hbf
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08:59Zürich HB7h59 16:58Magdeburg Hbf
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09:59Zürich HB7h55 17:54Magdeburg Hbf
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10:37Zürich HB8h21 18:58Magdeburg Hbf
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10:59Zürich HB7h59 18:58Magdeburg Hbf
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11:59Zürich HB7h55 19:54Magdeburg Hbf
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12:37Zürich HB8h19 20:56Magdeburg Hbf
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12:59Zürich HB7h57 20:56Magdeburg Hbf
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13:59Zürich HB7h55 21:54Magdeburg Hbf
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14:37Zürich HB8h25 23:02Magdeburg Hbf
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14:59Zürich HB8h03 23:02Magdeburg Hbf
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15:59Zürich HB8h38 00:37Magdeburg Hbf
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16:59Zürich HB11h03 04:02Magdeburg Hbf
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17:37Zürich HB10h25 04:02Magdeburg Hbf
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17:59Zürich HB10h03 04:02Magdeburg Hbf
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19:59Zürich HB9h56 05:55Magdeburg Hbf
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20:07Zürich HB11h49 07:56Magdeburg Hbf
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21:59Zürich HB10h57 08:56Magdeburg Hbf
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21:59Zürich HB11h55 09:54Magdeburg Hbf
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Fastest train times from Zurich to Magdeburg

Showing times and prices for 20 Jan

Fastest Journey

7 h 55 m

Average

9 h 13 m

Trains per day

26

Distance

574 km

Of the 26 trains that leave Zurich for Magdeburg 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 574 km distance in an average of 9 h 13 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7 h 55 m .

The slowest trains will take 11 h 55 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
07:59Zürich HB7h55 15:54Magdeburg Hbf
1 changes
£761One-way
Fastest
13:59Zürich HB7h55 21:54Magdeburg Hbf
1 changes
£761One-way
Fastest
11:59Zürich HB7h55 19:54Magdeburg Hbf
1 changes
£761One-way
Fastest
09:59Zürich HB7h55 17:54Magdeburg Hbf
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£761One-way
Fastest
05:59Zürich HB7h55 13:54Magdeburg Hbf
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£761One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Magdeburg

distanceDistance355 miles (573 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£26 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Magdeburg cover the 355 miles (573 km) long route taking on average 11 h 55 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £26, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Magdeburg Hbf.

Train companies: Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Zurich and Magdeburg

For as little as £26 you can travel by train from Zurich to Magdeburg with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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 Magdeburg train.

Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Magdeburg train information:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 59 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 4 a day

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

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Magdeburg

Travel by train to Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg.
FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Zurich, Switzerland to Magdeburg, Germany?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Magdeburg, 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 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • 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 Magdeburg, 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 18/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Zurich and Magdeburg before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Switzerland from Magdeburg, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Magdeburg to Zurich is: Partially open

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

Reentry to 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 Magdeburg?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • 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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 13/01/2022. 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 Magdeburg to Zurich train here.

What is the cost of cheap trains to Magdeburg from Zurich?

You can find a cheap train from Zurich to Magdeburg for some dates and times for as low as £26  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Zurich to Magdeburg?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Zurich to Magdeburg train price to come in at an average of £26  one way.

What is the distance by train from Zurich to Magdeburg?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Magdeburg from Zurich via train to be approximately 355 miles (573 km).

What is the average Zurich to Magdeburg train duration?

The train time between Zurich and Magdeburg is on average 11 h 55 min  for the 355 miles (573 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Zurich to Magdeburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When travelling by train from Zurich to Magdeburg, which train station in Zurich do I depart from and which train station in Magdeburg do I arrive in?

When taking the train from Zurich to Magdeburg, 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 Magdeburg Hbf, Magdeburg-Neustadt and Magdeburg-Buckau.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Zürich HB   and arrive in Magdeburg Hbf.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Zürich HB, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city centre of Zurich. The most popular arrival train station in Magdeburg, called Magdeburg Hbf, is located around 0.2 miles (330 m) away from its city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Zurich to Magdeburg?

For the route from Zurich to Magdeburg you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Zurich and Magdeburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services per day are there between Zurich and Magdeburg?

On average, there are 4 trains a day from Zurich to Magdeburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Zurich to Magdeburg? When does the last train depart from Zurich to Magdeburg?

The first Zurich to Magdeburg train departs at 05: 37   and the last train from Zurich to Magdeburg leaves at 19: 07. Check out the most up-to-date Zurich to Magdeburg train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I book Zurich Magdeburg train tickets to score the best deals?

You can find a train to Magdeburg from Zurich to cost on average £26 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 Magdeburg train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Magdeburg
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 Magdeburg.

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