How to get from Zurich to Kaiserslautern

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Travel Information to Kaiserslautern from Zurich

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£69 - £437
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £69 • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £437 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight or train to travel 147 miles (237 km) between Zurich and Kaiserslautern. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £69. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Zurich to Kaiserslautern.

Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich to Kaiserslautern

Travel to Kaiserslautern 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 Zurich to Kaiserslautern.

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Kaiserslautern, 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 Kaiserslautern 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 Kaiserslautern, 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 from Zurich to Kaiserslautern.

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 Kaiserslautern.

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

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Kaiserslautern. Tickets for a train cost on average £69.

This is compared to other travel options to Kaiserslautern:

A train is £368 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Zurich to Kaiserslautern costing on average £437.

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

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 25 min.

The distance from Zurich to Kaiserslautern is approximately 147 miles (237 km).

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Kaiserslautern is:

  • 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Zurich to Kaiserslautern 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 when travelling from Zurich to Kaiserslautern:

  • Most travellers board their train from Zürich HB and arrive in Kaiserslautern Hbf.

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

  • You can travel between Zurich and Kaiserslautern by flight with Lufthansa Cityline. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £437 with Lufthansa Cityline from Zurich to Kaiserslautern.
  • You can travel to Kaiserslautern from Zurich by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £69 with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Kaiserslautern.

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

  • You'll find direct flight services to Kaiserslautern with Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cityline or Swiss with around direct flights every day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Kaiserslautern with with 7 direct trains per day.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Kaiserslautern often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin or Frankfurt am Main. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Kaiserslautern itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Kaiserslautern and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Zurich to Kaiserslautern, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £437 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £69 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Kaiserslautern 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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