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Train Information from Zurich to Oldenburg

distanceDistance398 miles (642 km)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Oldenburg cover the 398 miles (642 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 54 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Oldenburg (Oldb).

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Train between Zurich and Oldenburg with Deutsche Bahn

You can travel by train between Zurich and Oldenburg with Deutsche Bahn. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn

Germany's largest train company Deutsche Bahn (DB) offers excellent services within Germany and internationally, including a route from Zurich to Oldenburg. Find DB train times and tickets for your 398 miles (642 km) journey from Zurich to Oldenburg with the best deals on Omio. Choose from ticket types including the Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares if you’re looking for the most affordable train from Zurich to Oldenburg. DB also offers discount cards, such as the Bahncard, 25, 50 and 100, which you can use on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its levels of efficiency and comfort with its range of train types. These include the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the national express Intercity (IC) and international express Eurocity (EC), and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time needed to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard services on these trains, but other amenities like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Zurich and Oldenburg:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Zurich to Oldenburg
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Oldenburg, Germany if I'm coming from Zurich, Switzerland by train?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Oldenburg, 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 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Oldenburg, 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 10/15/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Zurich and Oldenburg before traveling.

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

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

Is my return train into Zurich from Oldenburg restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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 10/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Oldenburg closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is Zurich to Oldenburg by train?
The distance to Oldenburg from Zurich by train is approximately 398 miles (642 km).
How many hours is the train time to Oldenburg from Zurich?
The train time between Zurich and Oldenburg is on average 10 h 54 min  for the 398 miles (642 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Oldenburg from Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Zurich to Oldenburg do I depart from? Which Oldenburg train station from Zurich do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Zurich to start your trip from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. In Oldenburg you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Oldenburg (Oldb), Oldenburg-Wechloy and Oldenburg, Ammerländer Heerstraße (Grotepool).

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Zürich HB   and arrive in Oldenburg (Oldb).

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

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

What train companies go from Zurich to Oldenburg?
When taking a train from Zurich to Oldenburg, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Oldenburg. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Zurich to Oldenburg and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there to Oldenburg from Zurich a day?
The average number of trains departing Zurich for Oldenburg is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Oldenburg
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 Oldenburg.

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