You can get from Zurich to Hamburg by train, bus or flight.
To get from Zurich to Hamburg on 20 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||433 miles (698 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£28 - £155|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £28 • 7 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £155 • 1 h 25 min|
|Popular travel companies||Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a flight, coach or train to travel 433 miles (698 km) to Hamburg from Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £28. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Zurich to Hamburg.
International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Hamburg, Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 18/10/2021; 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 from Zurich to Hamburg.
Return travel to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Requirements for reentering Switzerland:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 15/10/2021. 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 Zurich from Hamburg.
There are 3 travel options from Zurich to Hamburg: flight, coach or train.
Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Hamburg. Tickets for a train cost on average £28.
This is compared to other travel options to Hamburg:
A train journey is usually £127 less than a journey to Hamburg by plane, which costs on average £155 for the same trip.
A train is about £3 less than a coach, which costs on average £31 for this journey.
The quickest way to travel from Zurich to Hamburg is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, getting to Hamburg by coach can take on average 13 h 40 min.
In comparison, getting to Hamburg by train can take on average 7 h 40 min.
The Zurich to Hamburg distance is approximately 433 miles (698 km).
The average frequency per day from Zurich to Hamburg is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Hamburg from Zurich as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Zurich to Hamburg:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zurich to Hamburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Zurich to Hamburg with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Hamburg tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.
Before travelling from Zurich to Hamburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Zurich to Hamburg 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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