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from Berlin to Zurich

You can get from Berlin to Zurich by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Berlin to Zurich on 27 Sep we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:28Berlin Hbf9h58 07:26Zürich HB
2 changes
£551One-way
Cheapest
20:54Berlin Hbf11h32 08:26Zürich HB
1 changes
£521One-way
Other options
15:00Berlin Brandenburg Airport3h30 18:30Zurich Airport
1 changes
£1121One-way
04:30Berlin Hbf8h30 13:00Zürich HB
1 changes
£701One-way
21:28Berlin Hbf11h37 09:05Zürich HB
1 changes
£551One-way

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Sun
26 Sep
£97Deutsche Bahn
£41STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£147easyJet
Mon
27 Sep
£52Deutsche Bahn
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£87easyJet
Tue
28 Sep
£17Deutsche Bahn
£37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£130Eurowings
Wed
29 Sep
£27Deutsche Bahn
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£179Swiss
Thu
30 Sep
£27Deutsche Bahn
£37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£83easyJet
Fri
1 Oct
£29Deutsche Bahn
£37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£55easyJet
Sat
2 Oct
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£34Flixbus
£140Swiss
Sun
3 Oct
£55Deutsche Bahn
£38Flixbus
£104easyJet
Mon
4 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£34Flixbus
£64easyJet
Tue
5 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£112Eurowings
Wed
6 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£150Swiss
Thu
7 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£60easyJet
Fri
8 Oct
£52Deutsche Bahn
£37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£80easyJet
Sat
9 Oct
£29Deutsche Bahn
£32Flixbus
£150Swiss
Sun
10 Oct
£52Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£120easyJet
Mon
11 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£83easyJet
Tue
12 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£85Eurowings
Wed
13 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£94Eurowings
Thu
14 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£56easyJet
Fri
15 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn with connection
£41STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£58easyJet
Sat
16 Oct
£31Deutsche Bahn
£34Flixbus
£150Swiss

Travel Information from Berlin to Zurich

distanceDistance415 miles (670 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£41 - £95
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £41 • 15 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £95 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 415 miles (670 km) by flight, coach or train to Zurich from Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £41. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Berlin to Zurich.

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Travel from Berlin to Zurich
Travel to Zurich 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 Berlin to Zurich.
FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Zurich, Switzerland from Berlin, Germany?

Travel from Berlin, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Zurich from Berlin restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich, Switzerland from Berlin?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 23/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Zurich from Berlin closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Zurich, Switzerland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Berlin, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Berlin, Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Berlin from Zurich?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 24/09/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Berlin from Zurich here.

What are my travel options from Berlin to Zurich?

You can travel to Zurich from Berlin 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

How do I get from Berlin to Zurich the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Berlin to Zurich. Tickets for a coach cost on average £41.

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A coach is about £54 less than a flight, which costs on average £95 for this route.

A coach is about £11 less than a train, which costs on average £52 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to Zurich from Berlin?

The fastest way from Berlin to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

Other travel options from Berlin to Zurich can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 15 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Zurich by train can take on average 8 h 30 min.

What is the distance from Berlin to Zurich?

The Berlin to Zurich distance is approximately 415 miles (670 km).

How many services a day are there to Zurich from Berlin?

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Zurich is:

  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Berlin to Zurich as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Berlin to Zurich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Berlin to Zurich:

  • Most travellers take a flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Zurich Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof to Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
Which travel operators can get me from Berlin to Zurich?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Berlin to Zurich:

  • You can take a flight from Berlin to Zurich with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for £95 with easyJet from Berlin to Zurich.
  • You can travel to Zurich from Berlin by coach with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £41 with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Berlin to Zurich.
  • You can go to Zurich from Berlin by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for £52 with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Zurich on Omio.
Can I travel directly to Zurich from Berlin?

Yes, there are direct services available from Berlin to Zurich with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Swiss with direct flights per day.
  • You can find around 2 direct trains per day and book this direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Zurich as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Berlin and Zurich.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Berlin and Zurich ends?
Many of our customers travelling from Berlin to Zurich don't make Zurich their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Milan or Munich, either of which you could add to your Berlin and Zurich trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Zurich to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets between Berlin and Zurich online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Berlin to Zurich, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £95 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £41 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £52 one way.

But we recommend booking Berlin to Zurich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Zurich
Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm
Amenities
Berlin Ostbahnhof
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