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Train Information between Zurich and Gießen

distanceDistance221 miles (357 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Gießen cover the 221 miles (357 km) long journey with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Gießen.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) makes German train travel easy! Find Deutsche Bahn train schedules and cheap tickets for the 221 miles (357 km) journey from Zurich to Gießen with Omio. Choose from Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares for your journey between Zurich and Gießen if you’re looking for the best deals on affordable train tickets. Deutsche Bahn even offers discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use on Omio.

As the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day, DB offers a range of train types to suit you with the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the express national and international Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) trains, and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These different types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time required to travel. For example, while restrooms are standard services on each train, other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

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

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Zurich to Gießen
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Zurich, Switzerland to Gießen, Germany?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Gießen, 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 Gießen, 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 9/18/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Zurich and Gießen before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Gießen, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Gießen is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Zurich from Gießen restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/13/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Gießen closer to your date of departure here here.

How many miles is it from Zurich to Gießen by train?
You should expect to travel around 221 miles (357 km)  between Zurich and Gießen by train.
Which train station from Zurich to Gießen do I depart from? Which Gießen train station from Zurich do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Zurich to start your route from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. In Gießen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Gießen, Gießen Licher Str and Gießen Oswaldsgarten.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Zürich HB   and arrive in Gießen.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Zürich HB, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Zurich. The most popular arrival train station in Gießen, called Gießen, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from Zurich to Gießen?
When taking a train from Zurich to Gießen, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Gießen. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Gießen from Zurich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services are there from Zurich to Gießen a day?
The average number of trains departing Zurich for Gießen is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Gießen
Zürich HB
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