The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Trier to Zurich is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
6 h 27 m
8 h 52 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Trier for Zurich every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||186 miles (300 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 50 min|
|Average train ticket price||$25 (€22)|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Trier to Zurich cover the 186 miles (300 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 50 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $25 (€22), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $25 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Trier Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
Travel from Trier to Zurich from $25 (€22) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Trier to Zurich. 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, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Travel between Trier, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted 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 2/21/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Trier and Zurich before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Zurich to Trier is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 2/21/23. 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 Trier from Zurich here.
When taking a train from Trier, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Trier Hbf, Trier Süd and Trier, Hbf - Bussteig 1. 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 Trier Hbf to Zürich HB.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Trier Hbf and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Zurich most often arrive at Zürich HB and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from this train station to the city center.
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