Kiel to Zurich train

Cheap train tickets from Kiel to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Dec 08

Cheapest

70

Average

133

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Kiel to Zurich is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
06:38PMKiel Hbf12h48 07:26AMZürich HB
3 transfers
701One-way
06:38PMKiel Hbf13h27 08:05AMZürich HB
1 transfer
921One-way
06:38PMKiel Hbf12h48 07:26AMZürich HB
2 transfers
921One-way
07:13AMKiel Hbf8h47 04:00PMZürich HB
0 transfers
1001One-way
05:02PMKiel Hbf12h47 05:49AMZürich HB
3 transfers
1011One-way

Train schedule from Kiel to Zurich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, December 8
12:05AMKiel Hbf11h55 12:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers
12:05AMKiel Hbf13h18 01:23PMZürich HB
2 transfers
03:11AMKiel Hbf11h41 02:52PMZürich HB
2 transfers
04:47AMKiel Hbf9h13 02:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
05:25AMKiel Hbf11h27 04:52PMZürich HB
2 transfers
05:25AMKiel Hbf11h35 05:00PMZürich HB
1 transfer
07:13AMKiel Hbf8h47 04:00PMZürich HB
0 transfers
08:25AMKiel Hbf9h35 06:00PMZürich HB
1 transfer
09:02AMKiel Hbf9h58 07:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers
11:13AMKiel Hbf8h47 08:00PMZürich HB
0 transfers
11:13AMKiel Hbf8h47 08:00PMZürich HB
0 transfers
01:02PMKiel Hbf8h58 10:00PMZürich HB
1 transfer
01:02PMKiel Hbf8h58 10:00PMZürich HB
1 transfer
03:11PMKiel Hbf9h13 12:24AMZürich HB
1 transfer
03:11PMKiel Hbf9h13 12:24AMZürich HB
1 transfer
05:02PMKiel Hbf12h47 05:49AMZürich HB
3 transfers
05:02PMKiel Hbf12h47 05:49AMZürich HB
3 transfers
06:38PMKiel Hbf13h27 08:05AMZürich HB
1 transfer
06:38PMKiel Hbf12h48 07:26AMZürich HB
2 transfers
06:38PMKiel Hbf12h48 07:26AMZürich HB
3 transfers
09:25PMKiel Hbf11h01 08:26AMZürich HB
3 transfers

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Fastest train times from Kiel to Zurich

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Fastest Journey

8 h 47 m

Average

10 h 48 m

Trains per day

21

Distance

781 km

Of the 21 trains that leave Kiel for Zurich every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
11:13AMKiel Hbf8h47 08:00PMZürich HB
0 transfers
1221One-way
Fastest
07:13AMKiel Hbf8h47 04:00PMZürich HB
0 transfers
1001One-way
Fastest
11:13AMKiel Hbf8h47 08:00PMZürich HB
0 transfers
1911One-way
01:02PMKiel Hbf8h58 10:00PMZürich HB
1 transfer
1311One-way
01:02PMKiel Hbf8h58 10:00PMZürich HB
1 transfer
1911One-way

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Overview: Train from Kiel to Zurich

distanceDistance484 miles (781 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 41 min
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or ÖBB

Trains from Kiel to Zurich cover the 484 miles (781 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 41 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or ÖBB. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Kiel Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train providers: ÖBB Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB from Kiel to Zurich trains

Find the best route from Kiel to Zurich with Omio's train partners ÖBB Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Kiel to Zurich train.

Train information from Kiel to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 30 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey from Kiel to Zurich with ÖBB Nightjet! As an official travel partner of ÖBB Nightjet, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from ÖBB Nightjet, compare the best routes between Kiel and Zurich as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable ÖBB Nightjet Kiel to Zurich train ticket available today. If you search for ÖBB Nightjet tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Kiel and Zurich on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 484 miles (781 km) journey from Kiel to Zurich with ease and comfort on a train with ÖBB Nightjet.

    ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip to Zurich from Kiel by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

    Looking for trains to Zurich from Kiel? ÖBB is one of the best companies to travel with on the 484 miles (781 km) journey from Kiel to Zurich. As an official travel partner of ÖBB, Omio quickly shows you the latest ÖBB train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Kiel to Zurich routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable ÖBB train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Zurich from Kiel, you can quickly see if the ÖBB ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Kiel - Zurich train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with ÖBB!

      Travel Tips: Trains from Kiel to Zurich

      Travel Tips: 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 Kiel to Zurich.
      FAQs

      Travel between Kiel, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.

      What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

      International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

      Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Kiel?

      Conditions of entry:

      • There are no current restrictions

      What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

      When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

      • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
      • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

      The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Kiel to Zurich before traveling.

      The restriction level for your return train to Kiel, Germany from Zurich is: Unrestricted.

      Is my return train into Kiel from Zurich restricted?

      International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

      Conditions of reentry:

      • There are no current restrictions

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

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

      • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
      • Face mask required: Mandatory

      Last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Kiel from Zurich closer to your date of departure here here.

      When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Kiel to Zurich by train to be approximately 484 miles (781 km).
      While the time it takes to travel 484 miles (781 km) between Kiel and Zurich can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Kiel to Zurich train journey time is on average 11 h 41 min.

      When taking a train from Kiel, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Kiel Hbf, Kiel, Hbf Kaistraße and Kiel-Hassee CITTI-PARK. When you arrive in Zurich, your train can arrive in train stations including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon.

      Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Kiel Hbf   to Zürich HB.

      Passengers board their train most frequently from Kiel Hbf and travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to this train station.

      Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Zürich HB and need to travel approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the train station to the city center in Zurich.

      When taking a train from Kiel to Zurich, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or ÖBB for the best way to get you to Zurich. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Kiel and Zurich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
      The average number of trains departing Kiel for Zurich is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
      You can take the earliest train from Kiel to Zurich at 5: 25 PM   or take the last train from Kiel to Zurich leaving at 5: 25 PM. Look for the latest Kiel to Zurich train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

      Important Stations and Airports in Kiel and Zurich

      Kiel
      Zurich
      Kiel Hbf is the most popular Kiel 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 Kiel for your trip to Zurich.
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      At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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