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Overview: Train from Zurich to Darmstadt

distanceDistance172 miles (278 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$24 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Darmstadt cover the 172 miles (278 km) long route taking on average 4 h 23 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $24 (€20), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Darmstadt Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Darmstadt trains

Travel from Zurich to Darmstadt from $24 (€20) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

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 Darmstadt train.

Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Darmstadt train information:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 56 min
  • Average Price: $24
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Zurich and Darmstadt due to the coronavirus:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Darmstadt

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Zurich and Darmstadt?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Darmstadt, 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 Darmstadt, 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 1/21/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Darmstadt from Zurich as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Zurich, Switzerland from Darmstadt, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Zurich from Darmstadt?

Entry into 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 Darmstadt?

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 1/20/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Darmstadt.

How much do cheap trains to Darmstadt from Zurich cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Zurich to Darmstadt trains for as little as $24 (€20)  in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket from Zurich to Darmstadt?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $24 (€20)  for a train ticket from Zurich to Darmstadt.

How far is Darmstadt from Zurich by train?

The Zurich to Darmstadt train distance is approximately 172 miles (278 km).

How long is the train ride from Zurich to Darmstadt?

On average the Zurich to Darmstadt train travel time is 4 h 23 min  for the 172 miles (278 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Zurich to Darmstadt depart from? Which Darmstadt 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 Darmstadt, your train can arrive in train stations including Darmstadt Hbf, Darmstadt-Kranichstein and Darmstadt Ost.

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

Where is the train station in Zurich? Where is the train station in Darmstadt?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Zürich HB, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center of Zurich. The most popular arrival train station in Darmstadt, called Darmstadt Hbf, is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from its city center.

What train providers offer a service to Darmstadt from Zurich?

For the best Zurich to Darmstadt train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Darmstadt from Zurich to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many train services per day are there between Zurich and Darmstadt?

On average, there are 7 trains a day from Zurich to Darmstadt. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Zurich to Darmstadt? When is the last train from Zurich to Darmstadt?

You can take the first train from Zurich to Darmstadt at 4: 59 AM. The last train from Zurich to Darmstadt that you can take departs at 3: 37 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Zurich to Darmstadt schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How far in advance should I book train tickets from Zurich to Darmstadt for the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Zurich and Darmstadt within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $24 (€20) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Zurich to Darmstadt a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Darmstadt
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 Darmstadt.