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Overview: Train from Zurich to Merseburg

distanceDistance315 miles (508 km)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day

Trains from Zurich to Merseburg cover the 315 miles (508 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 1 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Merseburg.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Zurich to Merseburg?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Merseburg, 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 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 Merseburg, 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 1/18/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Merseburg from Zurich before traveling.

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

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Partially open.

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

Entry into 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 Merseburg?

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 1/13/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Merseburg.

How far is Merseburg from Zurich by train?

You should expect to travel around 315 miles (508 km)  from Zurich to Merseburg by train.

How many hours is the train time from Zurich to Merseburg?

The Zurich to Merseburg train duration is on average 9 h 1 min, which is to be expected when traveling 315 miles (508 km) between Zurich and Merseburg. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What station does the train from Zurich to Merseburg depart from? Which Merseburg train station do I come into from Zurich?

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 Merseburg, your train can arrive in train stations including Merseburg and Merseburg Bergmannsring.

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Merseburg, located 0.2 miles (252 m) away from the city center.

How many train services per day are there between Zurich and Merseburg?

The average number of trains departing Zurich for Merseburg is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Merseburg
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 Merseburg.

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