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from Jena to Zurich

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Travel Information from Jena to Zurich

distanceDistance281 miles (453 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £136
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £23 • 9 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £136 • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight or train to travel 281 miles (453 km) between Jena and Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Jena to Zurich.

Travel Tips: Travel from Jena 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 Jena to Zurich.

Does Switzerland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling from Jena to Zurich?

Travel between Jena, 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 Jena?

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 Jena.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Jena, Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Jena, 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 Jena 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 Jena, 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 21/01/2022. 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 Jena from Zurich here.

How do I travel to Zurich from Jena?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Zurich from Jena. You can take a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Jena to Zurich?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Jena to Zurich. Tickets for a train cost on average £23.

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A train is generally £114 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £136 from Jena to Zurich.

What is the quickest way from Jena to Zurich?

The fastest way to get to Zurich from Jena is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 55 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 9 h 8 min.

How far is it from Jena to Zurich?

You should expect to travel around 281 miles (453 km) from Jena to Zurich.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Jena to Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Jena to Zurich is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Trains from Jena to Zurich most often leave from Jena-Göschwitz and arrive in Zürich HB.

Which travel companies can take me from Jena to Zurich?

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

  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline for flights to Zurich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Cityline Jena to Zurich tickets on Omio for £136.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Zurich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Jena to Zurich tickets on Omio for £23.

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

Omio customers who travel from Jena 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.

How far in advance should I book tickets between Jena and Zurich online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Jena 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 on average £136 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £23 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Jena 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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