How to get from Zurich to Göttingen

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Travel Information to Göttingen from Zurich

distanceDistance294 miles (474 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£26 - £91
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £26 • 5 h 39 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £91 • 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 £26. 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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Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Göttingen, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Switzerland enter Germany?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Göttingen from Zurich?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • 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)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Göttingen, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 17/05/2022. 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 Göttingen from Zurich.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 09/05/2022. 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 Zurich from Göttingen.

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

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Göttingen, which costs on average £26.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Göttingen:

A train is generally £64 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £91 from Zurich to Göttingen.

The quickest way to travel to Göttingen from Zurich is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 39 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 294 miles (474 km) 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 trip between Zurich and Göttingen as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Trains most often depart from Zurich at Zürich HB and arrive in Göttingen at Göttingen.

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

  • Travel with KLM for flights to Göttingen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for KLM Zurich to Göttingen tickets on Omio for £91.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Göttingen by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Göttingen tickets on Omio for £26.

Yes, there are direct services available from Zurich to Göttingen with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights per day with 2l.
  • You can find around 10 direct trains per day and book this direct train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB | Nightjet.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Göttingen as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Göttingen from Zurich.

Your journey from Zurich to Göttingen doesn't have to end in Göttingen. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Hamburg or Munich to your Zurich to Göttingen trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Göttingen today!

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

  • Plane tickets cost £91 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £26 one way on average.

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

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