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from Ghent to Zurich

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Travel Information from Ghent to Zurich

distanceDistance334 miles (539 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£49 - £119
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £49 • 14 h 37 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £119 • 10 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 334 miles (539 km) by flight or train from Ghent to Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 10 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £49. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are KLM or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Ghent to Zurich.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Ghent, Belgium and Zurich, Switzerland allowed?

International travel from Ghent, Belgium to Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Belgium?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich if travelling from Ghent?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Tests performed on days 4 and 7 of 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 measures do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Ghent and Zurich.

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

Return travel to Ghent, Belgium from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from Switzerland?

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Belgium from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Belgium?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Ghent, Belgium was last verified on 07/12/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Ghent from Zurich.

How do I travel to Zurich from Ghent?

There are 2 ways to travel from Ghent to Zurich including taking a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Ghent to Zurich?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Ghent to Zurich, which costs on average £49.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zurich:

A train is about £70 less than a flight, which costs on average £119 for this trip.

What is the quickest way from Ghent to Zurich?

The fastest way to get to Zurich from Ghent is by flight with an average travel time of 10 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Zurich by train can take on average 14 h 37 min.

How many miles from Ghent to Zurich would I travel?

Zurich is approximately 334 miles (539 km) away from Ghent.

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

The average frequency per day from Ghent to Zurich is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Trains mostly depart from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Zürich HB.
Which travel operators can get me from Ghent to Zurich?

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

  • KLM can take you to Zurich by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for KLM from Ghent to Zurich for £119.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Zurich by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Ghent to Zurich tickets on Omio for £49.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Zurich from Ghent?
Omio customers who travel from Ghent to Zurich often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Milan or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Zurich and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I buy a ticket from Ghent to Zurich online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Ghent 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 trip is £119 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £49 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Ghent 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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