The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Zurich to Berlin will cost around $ 138 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 99.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
8 h 11 m
10 h 32 m
Trains per day
Of the 35 trains that leave Zurich for Berlin every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 670 km distance in an average of 10 h 32 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 11 m .
The slowest trains will take 14 h 6 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||415 miles (670 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 43 min|
|Average train ticket price||$72 (€58)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Zurich to Berlin cover the 415 miles (670 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 43 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $37 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $72 (€58). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
For as little as $37 (€30) you can travel by train between Zurich and Berlin with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.
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 Zurich to Berlin train.
Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Berlin train information:
These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Zurich to Berlin:
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:
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Berlin, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/20/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Zurich and Berlin before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Berlin to Zurich is: Partially open
Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/20/21. 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 Zurich from Berlin here.
There are a few train stations in Zurich to start your journey from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. In Berlin you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Zürich HB, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Zurich. The most popular arrival train station in Berlin, called Berlin Hbf, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city center.
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