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$36Deutsche Bahn
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Jan 24
$31Deutsche Bahn
$162Swiss

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Overview: Train from Bonn to Zurich

distanceDistance241 miles (389 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Bonn to Zurich cover the 241 miles (389 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 46 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $34 (€28), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Bonn Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Bonn to Zurich trains

You can travel by train between Bonn and Zurich with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $24 (€20). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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 to Zurich from Bonn. 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.

Bonn to Zurich train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 54 min
  • Average Price: $24
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 4 a day

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Bonn to Zurich are the following:

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


Deutsche Bahn trains from Bonn to Zurich

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Bonn to Zurich. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Bonn to Zurich and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Bonn to Zurich

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Bonn, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Is international entry into Zurich from Bonn 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 Bonn?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • 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 1/13/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Bonn closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Bonn, Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Bonn from Zurich?

Entry into 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • 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 Bonn, Germany?

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

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

Last checked on 1/17/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Bonn from Zurich.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Bonn to Zurich?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Bonn and Zurich for the next 7 days starting from $24 (€20)  one way.

How much does it cost to take a train from Bonn to Zurich?

If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Bonn to Zurich train price to come in at an average of $34 (€28)  one way.

What is the distance between Bonn and Zurich by train?

You should expect to travel around 241 miles (389 km)  to Zurich from Bonn by train.

How many hours is the train time from Bonn to Zurich?

On average the Bonn to Zurich train travel time is 5 h 46 min  for the 241 miles (389 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Bonn to Zurich depart from? Which Zurich train station do I come into from Bonn?

There are a few train stations in Bonn to start your route from including Bonn Hbf, Bonn-Bad Godesberg and Bonn-Duisdorf. 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 Bonn Hbf   and arrive in Zürich HB.

Where is the train station in Bonn? Where is the train station in Zurich?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Bonn Hbf and need to travel around 0.1 miles (249 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

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

What train providers go from Bonn to Zurich?

When taking a train from Bonn to Zurich, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Zurich. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Zurich from Bonn and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many trains are there between Bonn and Zurich a day?

On average, there are 6 trains a day from Bonn to Zurich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Bonn to Zurich?

The earliest train departing from Bonn to Zurich leaves at 4: 56 AM. The last train departing from Bonn to Zurich leaves at 6: 04 PM. You can find the latest Bonn 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 Bonn to Zurich train tickets to get the best deals?

You can find trains between Bonn and Zurich to cost on average $34 (€28) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Bonn to Zurich train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bonn
Zurich
Bonn Hbf is the most popular Bonn 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 Bonn for your trip to Zurich.