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Overview: Train from Aachen to Zurich

distanceDistance260 miles (419 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$38 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Aachen to Zurich cover the 260 miles (419 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 15 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $31 (€26), but the average price of train tickets is $38 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Aachen Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn Aachen – Zurich

For as little as $31 (€26) you can travel by train from Aachen to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Aachen and Zurich. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: $31

These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Aachen to Zurich:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Aachen to Zurich

Travel by train to Zurich 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 Aachen to Zurich.
FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Aachen and Zurich?

Travel by train between Aachen, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Zurich from Aachen restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Aachen?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Aachen and Zurich closer to your date of departure here

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Zurich to Aachen is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zurich?

What are the requirements?

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

What are the safety rules to follow in Aachen, Germany?

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

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

Last checked on 12/7/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Aachen from Zurich here.

How much do cheap trains between Aachen and Zurich cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Aachen to Zurich trains for as little as $31 (€26)  in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket from Aachen to Zurich?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Aachen to Zurich train to cost on average $38 (€32)  one way.

How far is Zurich from Aachen by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Zurich from Aachen by train to be approximately 260 miles (419 km).

What is the Aachen to Zurich train travel time?

The train time from Aachen to Zurich is on average 6 h 15 min  for the 260 miles (419 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Aachen and Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Aachen to Zurich, which train station in Aachen do I depart from and which train station in Zurich do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Aachen to start your route from including Aachen Hbf, Aachen West and Aachen-Rothe Erde. In Zurich you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Aachen Hbf   and arrive in Zürich HB.

Where is the Aachen train station located? Where is the Zurich train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Aachen Hbf and travel around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Zürich HB and need to travel approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the train station to the city center in Zurich.

What train providers offer a service from Aachen to Zurich?

For the route from Aachen to Zurich you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Zurich from Aachen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services per day are there to Zurich from Aachen?

The average number of trains departing Aachen for Zurich is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Aachen to Zurich? What time is the last train from Aachen to Zurich?

The earliest train departing from Aachen to Zurich leaves at 4: 51 AM. The last train departing from Aachen to Zurich leaves at 9: 51 PM. You can find the latest Aachen to Zurich train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy Aachen to Zurich train tickets to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets to Zurich from Aachen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $38 (€32) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Aachen to Zurich a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Aachen
Zurich
Aachen Hbf is the most popular Aachen railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Aachen for your trip to Zurich.