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Train Information between Zurich and Manchester

distanceDistance632 miles (1020 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Zurich to Manchester cover the 632 miles (1020 km) long route taking on average 23 h 59 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Zurich and Manchester?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Manchester, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Zurich and Manchester before travelling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Switzerland from United Kingdom by train?

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

Is my return train into Zurich from Manchester restricted?

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

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

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
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • 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 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Manchester closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Zurich to Manchester by train?
The distance between Zurich and Manchester by train is approximately 632 miles (1020 km).
How long is the train between Zurich and Manchester?
The train time to Manchester from Zurich is on average 23 h 59 min  for the 632 miles (1020 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Manchester from Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Zurich to Manchester do I depart from? Which Manchester 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 Manchester, your train can arrive in train stations including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Zürich HB   to Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the train station in Zurich? Where is the train station in Manchester?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

How many train services are there between Zurich and Manchester a day?
The average number of trains departing Zurich for Manchester is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Manchester
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 Manchester.