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Train Information to Kaiserslautern from Zurich

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€25)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Kaiserslautern cover the 147 miles (237 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 44 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $31 (€25)], you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $28 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Kaiserslautern Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn trains between Zurich and Kaiserslautern

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Zurich to Kaiserslautern from $28 (€22). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect journey between Zurich and Kaiserslautern with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules between Zurich and Kaiserslautern and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance from Zurich to Kaiserslautern by DB is 147 miles (237 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Zurich to Kaiserslautern is $28 (€22).

DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Zurich to Kaiserslautern, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Zurich to Kaiserslautern
Travel by train to Kaiserslautern 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 Kaiserslautern.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Zurich to Kaiserslautern?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Kaiserslautern, 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 for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Kaiserslautern, 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 7/27/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Kaiserslautern from Zurich as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Kaiserslautern, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Kaiserslautern 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 Kaiserslautern?

What are the requirements?

  • 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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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:

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

Last checked on 7/21/21. 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 Kaiserslautern here.

How much are cheap trains between Zurich and Kaiserslautern?
Train tickets from Zurich to Kaiserslautern for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $22 (€22)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Zurich to Kaiserslautern?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Zurich to Kaiserslautern train price to come in at an average of $25 (€25)  one way.
How far is Kaiserslautern from Zurich by train?
You should expect to travel around 147 miles (237 km)  to Kaiserslautern from Zurich by train.
How long is the train ride to Kaiserslautern from Zurich?
The train time between Zurich and Kaiserslautern is on average 9 h 44 min  for the 147 miles (237 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Zurich to Kaiserslautern by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Zurich to Kaiserslautern, which train station in Zurich do I depart from and which train station in Kaiserslautern do I arrive in?

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

Where do I find the Zurich train station to Kaiserslautern? Where is the Kaiserslautern train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Kaiserslautern Hbf and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Kaiserslautern.

Which train companies should I travel with from Zurich to Kaiserslautern?
For the best Zurich to Kaiserslautern train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Zurich and Kaiserslautern to compare what amenities they may offer.
When is the earliest train from Zurich to Kaiserslautern? When is the last train from Zurich to Kaiserslautern?
You can take the earliest train from Zurich to Kaiserslautern at 5: 37 AM   or take the last train from Zurich to Kaiserslautern leaving at 5: 37 AM. Look for the latest Zurich to Kaiserslautern train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Zurich to Kaiserslautern to get 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 route and save money. If you book train tickets from Zurich to Kaiserslautern within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $25 (€25) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Zurich to Kaiserslautern a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Kaiserslautern
Zürich HB
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