How to get from Kiel to Zurich

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Travel Information between Kiel and Zurich

distanceDistance484 miles (781 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £26 • 11 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a train to travel 484 miles (781 km) to Zurich from Kiel. Deutsche Bahn is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct from Kiel to Zurich.

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International travel from Kiel, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 09/05/2022; 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 Kiel and Zurich.

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

Am I allowed to reenter Kiel, 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 Kiel from Zurich?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Which rules do I need to follow in Kiel, 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 18/05/2022. 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 Kiel from Zurich here.

Getting from Kiel to Zurich includes taking a train.

The fastest way to travel from Kiel to Zurich is by train, which requires on average 11 h 21 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 484 miles (781 km) from Kiel to Zurich.

The average frequency per day from Kiel to Zurich is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Kiel to Zurich depart from Kiel Hbf to Zürich HB.

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Kiel to Zurich:

  • You can take a train from Kiel to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £26 with Deutsche Bahn from Kiel to Zurich.
Many of our customers travelling from Kiel 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 Kiel and Zurich trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Zurich to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Train tickets are costing £26 one way on average.

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

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