The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Zurich to Berlin is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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|Distance||415 miles (670 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 23 min|
|Average train ticket price||$163 (€144)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||EuroNight, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus or FlixTrain|
Trains from Zurich to Berlin cover the 415 miles (670 km) long route taking on average 8 h 23 min with our travel partners like EuroNight, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $163 (€144), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $99 (€88). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
For as little as $99 (€88) you can travel by train from Zurich to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn, FlixBus and ÖBB Nightjet. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.
ÖBB Nightjet is an Austrian train company that offers overnight services across Europe. It has a range of train types, including the EuroNight, CityNightLine and Nightjet, which all offer comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. The EuroNight is the most luxurious option, with private compartments and a restaurant car. The CityNightLine is a more affordable option, with compartments and couchettes, while the Nightjet is the most basic option, with couchettes and reclining seats. Ticket types include Economy, Comfort and Business, with the latter offering the most luxurious experience. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, a restaurant car and a bar. The most popular routes for ÖBB Nightjet are from Vienna to Munich, Berlin, Zurich, Amsterdam, Prague and Budapest.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
When departing from Zurich, you have various train station options to start your route from including Zürich HB, Zürich Flughafen and Zürich Oerlikon. When arriving in Berlin, you can end your trip in train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Alexanderplatz and Berlin Südkreuz.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Berlin Hbf, located 3.3 miles (5.3 km) away from the city centre.
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