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Overview: Train from Zurich to Ludwigshafen

distanceDistance146 miles (235 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$40 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Ludwigshafen cover the 146 miles (235 km) long route taking on average 7 h 16 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $40 (€35), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $29 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Berliner Platz.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Ludwigshafen trains

For as little as $29 (€26) you can travel by train from Zurich to Ludwigshafen with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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 Ludwigshafen train.

Zurich to Ludwigshafen train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 48 min
  • Average Price: $29
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Ludwigshafen

Travel by train to Ludwigshafen 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 Ludwigshafen.

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Ludwigshafen, 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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Ludwigshafen, 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 5/22/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Ludwigshafen from Zurich before traveling.

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Fully open.

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

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine 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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 5/9/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Ludwigshafen.

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Zurich to Ludwigshafen for the next 7 days starting from $29 (€26)  one way.
The train price to Ludwigshafen from Zurich is on average $40 (€35)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Ludwigshafen from Zurich by train to be approximately 146 miles (235 km).
On average the Zurich to Ludwigshafen train time is 7 h 16 min  covering the 146 miles (235 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Zurich train stations to Ludwigshafen you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Ludwigshafen include Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Berliner Platz and Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Pasadenaallee (Hauptbahnhof).

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB   and arriving in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Berliner Platz.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Zürich HB, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Zurich.

The most popular arrival train station, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Berliner Platz, is located 0.6 miles (944 m) away from the city center of Ludwigshafen.

Take the Zurich to Ludwigshafen train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Zurich and Ludwigshafen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Zurich to Ludwigshafen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Zurich to Ludwigshafen leaves at 6: 37 AM. The last train departing from Zurich to Ludwigshafen leaves at 11: 37 AM. You can find the latest Zurich to Ludwigshafen train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase a train ticket from Zurich to Ludwigshafen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $40 (€35) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Zurich and Ludwigshafen are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 Ludwigshafen.

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