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from Berlin to Zurich

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

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To get from Berlin to Zurich on 25 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:28Berlin Hbf9h58 07:26Zürich HB
2 changes
£261One-way
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21:28Berlin Hbf9h58 07:26Zürich HB
2 changes
£261One-way
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21:28Berlin Hbf10h37 08:05Zürich HB
1 changes
£261One-way
20:54Berlin Hbf12h11 09:05Zürich HB
0 changes
£261One-way
10:30Berlin Hbf8h30 19:00Zürich HB
1 changes
£631One-way

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Tue
25 Jan
£26Deutsche Bahn
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£109Eurowings
Wed
26 Jan
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£109Eurowings
Thu
27 Jan
£49Deutsche Bahn
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£92Eurowings
Fri
28 Jan
£51Deutsche Bahn
£37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£89easyJet
Sat
29 Jan
£47Deutsche Bahn
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£64easyJet
Sun
30 Jan
£47Deutsche Bahn
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£92Eurowings
Mon
31 Jan
£26Deutsche Bahn
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£145KLM
Tue
1 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£92Eurowings
Wed
2 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
3 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£92Eurowings
Fri
4 Feb
£26Deutsche Bahn
£37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£57easyJet
Sat
5 Feb
£23Deutsche Bahn
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£32easyJet
Sun
6 Feb
£26Deutsche Bahn
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£51easyJet
Mon
7 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£30easyJet
Tue
8 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£92Eurowings
Wed
9 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£92Eurowings
Thu
10 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£92Eurowings
Fri
11 Feb
£26Deutsche Bahn
£40STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£54easyJet
Sat
12 Feb
£23Deutsche Bahn
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£116KLM
Sun
13 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£92Eurowings

Travel Information to Zurich from Berlin

distanceDistance415 miles (670 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £70
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £17 • 8 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £70 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 415 miles (670 km) from Berlin to Zurich. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Eurowings, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Berlin to Zurich.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Zurich

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FAQs

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

Travel between Berlin, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Germany enter Switzerland?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Zurich from Berlin?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Zurich, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 20/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Zurich from Berlin.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Berlin, Germany from Zurich, Switzerland due to COVID-19?

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 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

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 23/01/2022. 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.

How do I travel to Zurich from Berlin?

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?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Berlin to Zurich. Tickets for a train cost on average £17.

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A train is about £52 less than a flight, which costs on average £70 for this journey.

A train is £19 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Berlin to Zurich costing on average £37.

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 to Zurich from Berlin can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 15 h 10 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 distance between Berlin and Zurich is around 415 miles (670 km).

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

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.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Berlin to Zurich?

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

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

Which travel operators can get me from Berlin to Zurich?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Zurich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Eurowings to go to Zurich by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurowings Berlin to Zurich tickets on Omio for £70.
  • STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Can take you to Zurich by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Berlin to Zurich for £37.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Zurich by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Zurich for £17 on Omio.

Can I find a direct route to Zurich from Berlin?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with Swiss.

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.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Berlin to Zurich?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Berlin to Zurich often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Berlin and Zurich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Zurich and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book Berlin to Zurich tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £70 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £37 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £17 one way on average for this trip.

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.