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from Aachen to Zurich

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Thu
Jul 29
$89Deutsche Bahn
$270Eurowings
Fri
Jul 30
$66Deutsche Bahn
$100Eurowings
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Aug 3
$44Deutsche Bahn
$82Eurowings
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$54Deutsche Bahn
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Travel Information to Zurich from Aachen

distanceDistance260 miles (419 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$80 - $112
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $80 (€64) • 7 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $112 (€89) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiestab or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight or train to travel 260 miles (419 km) to Zurich from Aachen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $80 (€64). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are tab or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Aachen to Zurich.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Aachen, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland?

Travel between Aachen, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Zurich from Aachen?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • 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)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Zurich, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 7/21/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Zurich from Aachen.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Aachen, Germany from Zurich, Switzerland due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Aachen, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Aachen, Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Aachen from Zurich?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • 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 compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Aachen, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/27/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Aachen from Zurich here.

How do I get from Aachen to Zurich?

You can travel between Aachen and Zurich 2 different ways: flight or train.

What is the distance from Aachen to Zurich?

The Aachen to Zurich distance is around 260 miles (419 km).

When traveling between Aachen and Zurich, what are the departure and arrival points in Aachen and Zurich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Aachen to Zurich:

  • Trains from Aachen to Zurich most often leave from Aachen Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Aachen to Zurich?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Aachen to Zurich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with tab for flights to Zurich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for tab Aachen to Zurich tickets on Omio for $112 (€89).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Zurich by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Aachen to Zurich for $80 (€64) on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Aachen to Zurich?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Aachen to Zurich often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Aachen and Zurich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Zurich and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Aachen to Zurich tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Aachen to Zurich, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing $112 (€89) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $80 (€64) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Aachen to Zurich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the cheapest way to go from Aachen to Zurich?

The cheapest way to go to Zurich from Aachen is by taking a train, which costs on average $80 (€64).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zurich:

A train is $31 (€25) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Aachen to Zurich costing on average $112 (€89).

What is the quickest way to get from Aachen to Zurich?

The quickest way to travel from Aachen to Zurich is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 7 h 1 min.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Aachen
Zurich
Aachen Hbf
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