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Overview: Train from Helsinki to Zurich

distanceDistance1100 miles (1774 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Helsinki to Zurich cover the 1100 miles (1774 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Helsinki and arrive in Zürich HB.

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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Helsinki, Finland to Zurich, Switzerland?

Travel by train between Helsinki, Finland and Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Zurich from Helsinki restricted?

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

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

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 1/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Helsinki and Zurich closer to your date of departure here

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

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

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

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

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

What are the requirements?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Helsinki, Finland?

The government of Finland 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 1/24/22. 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 Helsinki from Zurich here.

How far is Zurich from Helsinki by train?

You should expect to travel around 1100 miles (1774 km)  from Helsinki to Zurich by train.

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

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Helsinki   and arrive in Zürich HB.

Where is the departure train station in Helsinki located? Where is the arrival train station in Zurich located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Helsinki, which is located around 0.2 miles (359 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Zürich HB, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city center.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Helsinki
Zurich
The major railway station for departures from Helsinki is Helsinki. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Helsinki for your journey to Zurich from Helsinki.