How to get from Erfurt to Zurich

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Travel Information between Erfurt and Zurich

distanceDistance273 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £293
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 17 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £23 • 6 h 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 273 miles between Erfurt and Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 34 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Erfurt to Zurich.

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FAQs

Travel between Erfurt, 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 Erfurt?

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 03/08/2022. 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 Erfurt to Zurich.

The restriction level for your return to Erfurt, Germany from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Erfurt from Zurich restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Erfurt from Zurich?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Erfurt, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 07/08/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Erfurt from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel between Erfurt and Zurich 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Erfurt to Zurich. Tickets for a coach cost on average £14.

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A coach is generally £279 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £293 from Erfurt to Zurich.

A coach is generally £9 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £23 from Erfurt to Zurich.

The fastest way to get to Zurich from Erfurt is by train with an average travel time of 6 h 34 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 17 h 20 min   on average.

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The distance from Erfurt to Zurich is approximately 273 miles.

The average frequency per day from Erfurt to Zurich is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • Around 18 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Zurich from Erfurt 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 Erfurt to Zurich:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Erfurt, Urbicher Kreuz and tend to arrive in Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).
  • Flights from Erfurt to Zurich most often leave from Erfurt and arrive in Zurich Airport.
  • Trains from Erfurt to Zurich most often leave from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.

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

  • You can travel from Erfurt to Zurich by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £23 with Deutsche Bahn from Erfurt to Zurich.
Many of our customers travelling from Erfurt 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 Erfurt and Zurich trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Zurich to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £14 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £293 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £23 one way for this trip.

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

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