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Overview: Train from Zurich to Mechelen

distanceDistance311 miles (502 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$81 (€68)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Zurich to Mechelen cover the 311 miles (502 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $81 (€68), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $81 (€68). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Mechelen.

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Zurich and Mechelen?

Travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and Mechelen, Belgium is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Mechelen 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 Belgium from Zurich?

Entry Requirements:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • 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 providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Mechelen, Belgium?

The government of Belgium 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 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Mechelen from Zurich closer to your date of departure here

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

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

Is my return train into Zurich from Mechelen restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

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

Last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Mechelen closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap train from Zurich to Mechelen cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Zurich to Mechelen for the next 7 days starting from $81 (€68)  one way.

How much is a train ticket between Zurich and Mechelen?

The train price from Zurich to Mechelen is on average $81 (€68)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

How far is Mechelen from Zurich by train?

You should expect to travel around 311 miles (502 km)  from Zurich to Mechelen by train.

When traveling by train from Zurich to Mechelen, which train station in Zurich do I depart from and which train station in Mechelen 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 Mechelen, your train can arrive in train stations including Mechelen and Mechelen-Nekkerspoel.

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

Where is the departure train station in Zurich located? Where is the arrival train station in Mechelen located?

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

The most popular arrival train station, Mechelen, is located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city center of Mechelen.

How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Zurich to Mechelen to get the best deals?

If you book the Zurich to Mechelen train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $81 (€68). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Mechelen from Zurich. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Mechelen
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 Mechelen.