The cheapest trains from Zurich to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Cheapest

$99

Average

$138

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.

Cheapest
05:39PMZürich HB12h53 06:32AMBerlin Hbf
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$991One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:59PMZürich HB11h39 07:38AMBerlin Hbf
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$1001One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:38PMZürich HB12h16 09:54AMBerlin Hbf
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$1001One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:36PMZürich HB12h18 09:54AMBerlin Hbf
2 changes
$1001One-way
10:32PMZürich HB13h42 12:14PMBerlin Hbf
7 changes
$1211One-way

Timetable Zurich to Berlin

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12:08AMZürich HB12h48 12:56PMBerlin Hbf
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12:08AMZürich HB13h19 01:27PMBerlin Hbf
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12:17AMZürich HB13h38 01:55PMBerlin Hbf
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05:59AMZürich HB8h15 02:14PMBerlin Hbf
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06:59AMZürich HB8h28 03:27PMBerlin Hbf
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07:03AMZürich HB8h49 03:52PMBerlin Hbf
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07:05AMZürich HB8h47 03:52PMBerlin Hbf
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07:59AMZürich HB8h15 04:14PMBerlin Hbf
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08:37AMZürich HB9h48 06:25PMBerlin Hbf
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08:59AMZürich HB8h28 05:27PMBerlin Hbf
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09:03AMZürich HB8h55 05:58PMBerlin Hbf
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09:59AMZürich HB8h11 06:10PMBerlin 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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12:59PMZürich HB8h28 09:27PMBerlin Hbf
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01:03PMZürich HB8h48 09:51PMBerlin Hbf
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01:59PMZürich HB8h24 10:23PMBerlin Hbf
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02:34PMZürich HB8h22 10:56PMBerlin Hbf
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02:59PMZürich HB8h28 11:27PMBerlin Hbf
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03:37PMZürich HB8h54 12:31AMBerlin Hbf
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03:59PMZürich HB8h43 12:42AMBerlin Hbf
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03:59PMZürich HB8h32 12:31AMBerlin Hbf
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04:37PMZürich HB13h55 06:32AMBerlin Hbf
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04:59PMZürich HB13h00 05:59AMBerlin Hbf
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05:03PMZürich HB13h29 06:32AMBerlin Hbf
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05:37PMZürich HB12h55 06:32AMBerlin Hbf
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05:39PMZürich HB12h53 06:32AMBerlin Hbf
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07:59PMZürich HB11h39 07:38AMBerlin Hbf
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09:36PMZürich HB11h51 09:27AMBerlin Hbf
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09:36PMZürich HB12h18 09:54AMBerlin Hbf
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09:36PMZürich HB11h51 09:27AMBerlin Hbf
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09:38PMZürich HB11h49 09:27AMBerlin Hbf
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09:38PMZürich HB12h16 09:54AMBerlin Hbf
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10:08PMZürich HB14h06 12:14PMBerlin Hbf
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10:32PMZürich HB13h42 12:14PMBerlin Hbf
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Tue
Sep 21
$88Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$180Tuifly
Wed
Sep 22
$88Deutsche Bahn
$52STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$155Eurowings
Thu
Sep 23
$89Deutsche Bahn
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$155Eurowings
Fri
Sep 24
$89Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
$144easyJet
Sat
Sep 25
$37Deutsche Bahn
$52STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$215Swiss
Sun
Sep 26
$72Deutsche Bahn
$57STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$149easyJet
Mon
Sep 27
$37Deutsche Bahn
$57STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$141easyJet
Tue
Sep 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
$155Tuifly
Wed
Sep 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
$52STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$155Eurowings
Thu
Sep 30
$40Deutsche Bahn
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$178easyJet
Fri
Oct 1
$77Deutsche Bahn
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$132easyJet
Sat
Oct 2
$37Deutsche Bahn
$52STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$203KLM
Sun
Oct 3
$37Deutsche Bahn
$57STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$155Eurowings
Mon
Oct 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
$155Eurowings
Tue
Oct 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
$155Eurowings
Wed
Oct 6
$37Deutsche Bahn
$52STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$155Eurowings Europe
Thu
Oct 7
$40Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Oct 8
$69Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
$115easyJet
Sat
Oct 9
$37Deutsche Bahn
$52STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$204KLM
Sun
Oct 10
$37Deutsche Bahn
$52STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$84easyJet
Mon
Oct 11
$23Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$115easyJet

The fastest trains from Zurich to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Fastest Journey

8 h 11 m

Average

10 h 32 m

Trains per day

35

Distance

670 km

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.

Fastest
09:59AMZürich HB8h11 06:10PMBerlin Hbf
1 changes
$1511One-way
2nd Fastest
11:59AMZürich HB8h15 08:14PMBerlin Hbf
1 changes
$1511One-way
2nd Fastest
07:59AMZürich HB8h15 04:14PMBerlin Hbf
1 changes
$1511One-way
2nd Fastest
05:59AMZürich HB8h15 02:14PMBerlin Hbf
1 changes
$1511One-way
02:34PMZürich HB8h22 10:56PMBerlin Hbf
2 changes
$1511One-way

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Train Information from Zurich to Berlin

distanceDistance415 miles (670 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price$72 (€58)
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 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.

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.

Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Berlin train information:

  • Average Duration:
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 9 a day

These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Zurich to Berlin:

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

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%


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  • 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
Is travel by train currently allowed from Zurich, Switzerland to Berlin, Germany?

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

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

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.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Switzerland from Berlin, Germany?

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?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • 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 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.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Zurich to Berlin?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Zurich to Berlin trains for as little as $37 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Zurich and Berlin?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Zurich to Berlin train to cost on average $72 (€58)  one way.
How many miles is it from Zurich to Berlin by train?
The train distance from Zurich to Berlin is around 415 miles (670 km).
What is the Zurich to Berlin train travel time?
The Zurich to Berlin train duration is on average 8 h 43 min, which is to be expected when traveling 415 miles (670 km) from Zurich to Berlin. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Zurich and arrival train station in Berlin?

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.

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

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.

Which train companies can get me from Zurich to Berlin?
For the best Zurich to Berlin train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Zurich to Berlin to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I buy a direct train from Zurich to Berlin?
Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day to Berlin from Zurich. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Deutsche Bahn. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many train services are there to Berlin from Zurich a day?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Zurich to Berlin. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Zurich to Berlin? When does the last train depart from Zurich to Berlin?
The first Zurich to Berlin train departs at 1: 37 PM   and the last train from Zurich to Berlin leaves at 7: 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 far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Zurich to Berlin to get the best deals?
You can find trains between Zurich and Berlin to cost on average $72 (€58) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Zurich to Berlin train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Berlin
Zürich HB
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