How to get from Berlin to Zurich

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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 05 Jul we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:46Berlin Hbf8h14 18:00Zürich HB
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17:00Berlin15h35 08:35Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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06:31Berlin Hbf8h29 15:00Zürich HB
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10:31Berlin Hbf8h29 19:00Zürich HB
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11:46Berlin Hbf8h14 20:00Zürich HB
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Travel Information from Berlin to Zurich

distanceDistance415 miles (670 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £138 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 415 miles (670 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train to Zurich from Berlin. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Berlin to Zurich.

Travel Tips: 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.

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

Can travellers from Germany enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 02/07/2022. 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 from Berlin to Zurich.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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 03/07/2022. 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.

You can travel to Zurich from Berlin 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Berlin to Zurich. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A ferry is £58 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Berlin to Zurich costing on average £58.

A ferry is about £138 less than a flight, which costs on average £138 for this trip.

A ferry is generally £70 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £70 from Berlin to Zurich.

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

There are alternative travel options to Zurich that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 15 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, going by ferry can take NaN h NaN min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 14 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Zurich is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • Around 13 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Berlin to Zurich:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).
  • Flights mostly leave from Berlin Brandenburg Airport and tend to arrive in Zurich Airport.
  • Trains from Berlin to Zurich most often leave from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.

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

  • You can go to Zurich from Berlin by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £58 with Flixbus from Berlin to Zurich on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Berlin and Zurich with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Berlin to Zurich tickets for £138 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Berlin and Zurich with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Berlin to Zurich tickets for £70 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available between Berlin and Zurich with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with with 1 direct coach per day.
  • You can travel directly by plane with easyJet or Swiss with direct flights per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 1 direct train per day.

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 from Berlin to Zurich.

Your journey from Berlin to Zurich doesn't have to end in Zurich. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan or Munich to your Berlin to Zurich trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Zurich today!

When planning your trip to Zurich from Berlin, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £58 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £138 one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £70 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Berlin to Zurich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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