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from Zurich to Göttingen

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Travel Information from Zurich to Göttingen

distanceDistance294 miles (474 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£27 - £125
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £27 • 7 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £125 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight or train to travel 294 miles (474 km) between Zurich and Göttingen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Zurich to Göttingen.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Göttingen, Germany allowed?

Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Göttingen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Göttingen from Zurich restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Göttingen, Germany from Zurich?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Göttingen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 22/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Zurich and Göttingen closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Göttingen, Germany?

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Göttingen restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in 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 are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland 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 Switzerland was last checked on 15/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Göttingen closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Zurich to Göttingen?

You can travel between Zurich and Göttingen 2 different ways: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Göttingen from Zurich?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Göttingen, which costs on average £27.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Göttingen:

A train journey is usually £99 less than a journey to Göttingen by plane, which costs on average £125 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Zurich to Göttingen?

The fastest way to get to Göttingen from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Göttingen by train can take on average 7 h 28 min.

What is the distance from Zurich to Göttingen?

The distance from Zurich to Göttingen is approximately 294 miles (474 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Göttingen is:

  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Zurich and Göttingen 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 Zurich to Göttingen?

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

  • Most travellers catch their train from Zürich HB and arrive in Göttingen.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Zurich to Göttingen?

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

  • You can travel to Göttingen from Zurich by flight with KLM. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £125 with KLM from Zurich to Göttingen.
  • You can travel by train from Zurich to Göttingen with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Göttingen tickets for £27 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route from Zurich to Göttingen?

Yes, there are direct routes from Zurich to Göttingen with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct flight to Göttingen with Swiss with direct flights per day.
  • You can find 10 direct trains per day to Göttingen with Deutsche Bahn.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Göttingen tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Zurich to Göttingen?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Göttingen often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Göttingen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Göttingen and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Zurich to Göttingen ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost £125 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £27 one way.

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

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