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Train Information from Leipzig to Zurich

distanceDistance323 miles (521 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Leipzig to Zurich cover the 323 miles (521 km) long route taking on average 8 h 56 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $37 (€30), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and arrive in Zürich HB.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Leipzig to Zurich

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Leipzig to Zurich from $24 (€19) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 323 miles (521 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Leipzig and Zurich. Check the DB train schedule for your trip from Leipzig to Zurich on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Leipzig and Zurich you can pay as low as $24 (€19).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes 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.

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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Leipzig 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 Leipzig to Zurich.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Leipzig, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Is international entry into Zurich from Leipzig 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 Leipzig?

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
  • 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 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Leipzig and Zurich closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Leipzig 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 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Leipzig, 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 9/22/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Leipzig from Zurich.

How much do cheap trains to Zurich from Leipzig cost?
Train tickets to Zurich from Leipzig for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $24 (€19)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Leipzig and Zurich?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $37 (€30)  for a train ticket from Leipzig to Zurich.
How far is Zurich from Leipzig by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Leipzig to Zurich by train to be approximately 323 miles (521 km).
What is the Leipzig to Zurich train travel time?
The train time from Leipzig to Zurich is on average 8 h 56 min  for the 323 miles (521 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Leipzig and Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Leipzig and arrival train station in Zurich?

There are a few train stations in Leipzig to start your journey from including Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig Markt. 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 Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite   and arrive in Zürich HB.

Where is the train station in Leipzig to go to Zurich? Where is the train station in Zurich located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Leipzig.

The most popular arrival train station, Zürich HB, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Zurich.

What train companies offer a service to Zurich from Leipzig?
For the best Leipzig to Zurich train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Leipzig to Zurich to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there to Zurich from Leipzig?
The average number of trains departing Leipzig for Zurich is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Leipzig to Zurich? When is the last train from Leipzig to Zurich?
The earliest train departing from Leipzig to Zurich leaves at 3: 33 PM. The last train departing from Leipzig to Zurich leaves at 10: 34 PM. You can find the latest Leipzig to Zurich train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book train tickets between Leipzig and Zurich for the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Leipzig to Zurich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $37 (€30) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Leipzig to Zurich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leipzig
Zurich
Leipzig Hbf
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