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Overview: Train from Leuven to Zurich

distanceDistance298 miles (480 km)
durationAverage train duration15 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$56 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Leuven to Zurich cover the 298 miles (480 km) long trip taking on average 15 h 29 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $56 (€47), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $54 (€46). Travelers depart most frequently from Leuven and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Leuven to Zurich trains

For as little as $54 (€46) you can travel by train from Leuven to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Leuven to Zurich train.

  • Average Price: $54

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Leuven to Zurich, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Leuven 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 Leuven to Zurich.
FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Leuven and Zurich?

Travel between Leuven, Belgium and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Belgium?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Leuven and Zurich as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Belgium from Zurich, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to Leuven, Belgium from Zurich is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Leuven from Zurich restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Leuven, Belgium?

The government of Belgium 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 1/27/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Leuven from Zurich closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap trains to Zurich from Leuven cost?

Train tickets between Leuven and Zurich for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $54 (€46)  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train to Zurich from Leuven?

The train price from Leuven to Zurich is on average $56 (€47)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

What is the distance from Leuven to Zurich by train?

You should expect to travel around 298 miles (480 km)  from Leuven to Zurich by train.

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

While the time it takes to travel 298 miles (480 km) between Leuven and Zurich can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Leuven to Zurich train journey time is on average 15 h 29 min.

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

When taking the train between Leuven and Zurich, you can choose to depart from train stations like Leuven and ZONE LEUVEN. Your trip can end in train stations such as Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.

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

Where is the Leuven train station located? Where is the Zurich train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Leuven, located approximately 0.6 miles (1 km) from the city center of Leuven. The most popular arrival train station in Zurich, called Zürich HB, is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from its city center.

Which train companies can take me to Zurich from Leuven?

For the best Leuven to Zurich train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Leuven to Zurich to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many trains per day are there from Leuven to Zurich?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Leuven 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 Leuven to Zurich?

The first Leuven to Zurich train departs at 6: 58 AM   and the last train from Leuven to Zurich leaves at 7: 31 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Leuven to Zurich on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book train tickets from Leuven to Zurich for the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Leuven to Zurich is on average $56 (€47) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Zurich from Leuven available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leuven
Zurich
Leuven is the most popular Leuven 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 Leuven for your trip to Zurich.