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Overview: Train from Zurich to Krefeld

distanceDistance288 miles (464 km)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day

Trains from Zurich to Krefeld cover the 288 miles (464 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 44 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Krefeld Hbf.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Zurich and Krefeld?

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

Is international entry into Krefeld from Zurich restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 Krefeld, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 1/18/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Zurich to Krefeld closer to your date of departure here

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

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

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 1/13/22. 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 Krefeld here.

How far is it from Zurich to Krefeld by train?

You should expect to travel around 288 miles (464 km)  to Krefeld from Zurich by train.

How long is the train ride from Zurich to Krefeld?

On average the Zurich to Krefeld train travel time is 6 h 44 min  for the 288 miles (464 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Zurich to Krefeld, which train station in Zurich do I depart from and which train station in Krefeld do I arrive in?

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 Krefeld, your train can arrive in train stations including Krefeld Hbf, Krefeld-Uerdingen and Krefeld-Oppum.

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

Where is the Zurich train station located? Where is the Krefeld train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Zürich HB, is located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center of Zurich.

The most popular arrival train station, Krefeld Hbf, is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city center of Krefeld.

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

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Zurich to Krefeld. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Krefeld
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 Krefeld.