Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Jan 24

Cheapest

$58

Average

$132

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 $ 132 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 58.

Cheapest
08:07PMZürich HB11h51 07:58AMBerlin Hbf
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$581One-way
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03:59PMZürich HB8h40 12:39AMBerlin Hbf
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$1051One-way
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02:34PMZürich HB8h21 10:55PMBerlin Hbf
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$1051One-way
07:59PMZürich HB11h39 07:38AMBerlin Hbf
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$1111One-way
08:37AMZürich HB10h45 07:22PMBerlin Hbf
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$1231One-way

Train schedule from Zurich to Berlin

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12:08AMZürich HB11h20 11:28AMBerlin Hbf
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05:59AMZürich HB8h15 02:14PMBerlin Hbf
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06:37AMZürich HB8h50 03:27PMBerlin Hbf
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06:59AMZürich HB8h28 03:27PMBerlin Hbf
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07:09AMZürich HB8h49 03:58PMBerlin Hbf
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07:59AMZürich HB8h15 04:14PMBerlin Hbf
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08:37AMZürich HB10h45 07:22PMBerlin Hbf
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08:37AMZürich HB8h50 05:27PMBerlin Hbf
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08:59AMZürich HB8h28 05:27PMBerlin Hbf
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09:59AMZürich HB8h11 06:10PMBerlin Hbf
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10:37AMZürich HB8h50 07:27PMBerlin Hbf
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10:59AMZürich HB8h28 07:27PMBerlin Hbf
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11:59AMZürich HB8h15 08:14PMBerlin Hbf
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12:37PMZürich HB8h50 09:27PMBerlin Hbf
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12:59PMZürich HB8h28 09:27PMBerlin Hbf
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01:59PMZürich HB8h24 10:23PMBerlin Hbf
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02:34PMZürich HB8h21 10:55PMBerlin Hbf
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02:37PMZürich HB8h46 11:23PMBerlin Hbf
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02:59PMZürich HB8h24 11:23PMBerlin Hbf
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03:59PMZürich HB8h40 12:39AMBerlin Hbf
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03:59PMZürich HB8h11 12:10AMBerlin Hbf
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04:37PMZürich HB13h54 06:31AMBerlin Hbf
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04:59PMZürich HB12h37 05:36AMBerlin Hbf
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05:37PMZürich HB11h59 05:36AMBerlin Hbf
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05:37PMZürich HB12h54 06:31AMBerlin Hbf
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05:39PMZürich HB12h52 06:31AMBerlin Hbf
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05:59PMZürich HB11h37 05:36AMBerlin Hbf
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07:59PMZürich HB11h39 07:38AMBerlin Hbf
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08:07PMZürich HB11h51 07:58AMBerlin Hbf
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09:59PMZürich HB11h54 09:53AMBerlin Hbf
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09:59PMZürich HB11h28 09:27AMBerlin Hbf
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Jan 24
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$126Eurowings
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Jan 25
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Jan 26
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$126Eurowings
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Jan 27
$38Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$226KLM
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$67Deutsche Bahn
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$86easyJet
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Feb 3
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$164KLM
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Feb 4
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Feb 8
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Feb 10
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$164KLM
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Feb 11
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Fastest train times from Zurich to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Jan 24

Fastest Journey

8 h 11 m

Average

9 h 53 m

Trains per day

31

Distance

670 km

Of the 31 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 9 h 53 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 11 m .

The slowest trains will take 13 h 54 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.

Fastest
09:59AMZürich HB8h11 06:10PMBerlin Hbf
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$1461One-way
Fastest
03:59PMZürich HB8h11 12:10AMBerlin Hbf
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$1241One-way
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07:59AMZürich HB8h15 04:14PMBerlin Hbf
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$1241One-way
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05:59AMZürich HB8h15 02:14PMBerlin Hbf
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$1241One-way
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11:59AMZürich HB8h15 08:14PMBerlin Hbf
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$1461One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Berlin

distanceDistance415 miles (670 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$55 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Zurich to Berlin cover the 415 miles (670 km) long route taking on average 11 h 28 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. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $55 (€46), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $31 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Berlin trains

For as little as $31 (€26) 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 route.

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 Zurich to Berlin train.

Train information from Zurich to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 58 min
  • Average Price: $31
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 9 a day

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket from Zurich to Berlin:

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

Train tickets from Zürich to Berlin: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 45 €
2 weeks earlier 36 €25%
3 weeks earlier 30 €50%
1 month before 33 €36%
2 months earlier 30 €50%
3 months earlier 27 €67%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Zürich - Berlin. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

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:

  • Buying your train ticket from Zürich - Berlin 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 50% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Zürich - Berlin with 2 months in advance you save up to about 50% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 67%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Berlin

Travel by train to Berlin 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 Zurich to Berlin.
FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Zurich to Berlin?

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

Can I enter Germany from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

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

Are there restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Berlin to Zurich is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the requirements?

  • 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?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 1/20/22. 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.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Zurich to Berlin?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Zurich and Berlin for as low as $31 (€26)  for the next 7 days.

How much is the train from Zurich to Berlin on average?

The Zurich to Berlin train ticket price is on average $55 (€46)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.

What is the distance between Zurich and Berlin by train?

You should expect to travel around 415 miles (670 km)  to Berlin from Zurich by train.

How long is the train ride between Zurich and Berlin?

The train time from Zurich to Berlin is on average 11 h 28 min  for the 415 miles (670 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Zurich and Berlin by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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

When taking a train from Zurich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. When you arrive in Berlin, your train can arrive in train stations including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Zürich HB   to Berlin Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Zurich located? Where is the arrival train station in Berlin located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Berlin Hbf, located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from Zurich to Berlin?

If you're looking for trains from Zurich to Berlin, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Berlin. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Zurich to Berlin route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any direct trains from Zurich to Berlin?

Yes, there are 10 direct trains per day from Zurich to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.

How many train services are there to Berlin from Zurich a day?

The average number of trains departing Zurich for Berlin is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Zurich to Berlin?

The first Zurich to Berlin train departs at 5: 37 AM   and the last train from Zurich to Berlin leaves at 8: 59 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Zurich to Berlin on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I buy Zurich to Berlin train tickets to get the best deals?

If you purchase the Zurich to Berlin train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $55 (€46). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Berlin from Zurich. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Berlin
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Berlin.