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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7 h 55 m
11 h 12 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Zurich for Magdeburg every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||355 miles (573 km)|
|Average train duration||9 h 56 min|
|Average train ticket price||£62 (€69)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Zurich to Magdeburg cover the 355 miles (573 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 56 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £62, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £51. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Magdeburg Hbf.
For as little as £51 you can travel by train to Magdeburg from Zurich with Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn 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 for your train from Zurich to Magdeburg. 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 toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Save time and money by searching for and booking your ÖBB Nightjet train to Magdeburg from Zurich online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest ÖBB Nightjet train from Zurich to Magdeburg, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current ÖBB Nightjet train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 355 miles (573 km) trip between Zurich and Magdeburg as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Zurich to Magdeburg, you can check straight away if the ÖBB Nightjet ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official ÖBB Nightjet Zurich to Magdeburg train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!
ÖBB Nightjet from Zurich to Magdeburg train information:
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Magdeburg, Germany by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Zurich to Magdeburg before travelling.
Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Fully open.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 25/06/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Magdeburg.
Some of the Zurich train stations to Magdeburg you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Magdeburg include Magdeburg Hbf, Magdeburg-Neustadt and Magdeburg-Buckau.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB and arriving in Magdeburg Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Zürich HB, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Zurich.
The most popular arrival train station, Magdeburg Hbf, is located 0.2 miles (339 m) away from the city centre of Magdeburg.
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