The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Dresden to Zurich will cost around $ 126 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 38.
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8 h 49 m
10 h 44 m
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It's difficult to get from Dresden to Zurich without transferring at least once.
|Distance||345 miles (556 km)|
|Average train duration||10 h 15 min|
|Average train ticket price||$43 (€35)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Dresden to Zurich cover the 345 miles (556 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 15 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $43 (€35), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Zürich HB.
You can travel by train between Dresden and Zurich with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $24 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Dresden and Zurich in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey between Dresden and Zurich on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Dresden and Zurich is 345 miles (556 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Dresden to Zurich start at $24 (€19).
Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets from Dresden to Zurich due to the coronavirus:
Travel between Dresden, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/23/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Dresden to Zurich before traveling.
Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/23/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Dresden from Zurich.
There are a few train stations in Dresden to start your journey from including Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt. 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 Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Zürich HB.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Zürich HB, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.
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