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from Berlin to Zurich

You can get from Berlin to Zurich by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Berlin to Zurich on Dec 3 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:30PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport3h30 08:00PMZurich Airport
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$1261One-way
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05:00PMBerlin15h35 08:35AMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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$551One-way
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03:15PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport4h50 08:05PMZurich Airport
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$1261One-way
12:40PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport7h20 08:00PMZurich Airport
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$1741One-way
02:25PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport5h40 08:05PMZurich Airport
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$1981One-way

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Thu
Dec 2
$93Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Dec 3
$74Deutsche Bahn
$55STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$126Eurowings
Sat
Dec 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$254Swiss
Sun
Dec 5
$69Deutsche Bahn
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$126Eurowings
Mon
Dec 6
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$79easyJet
Tue
Dec 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$126Eurowings
Wed
Dec 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$126Eurowings
Thu
Dec 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$50STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$79easyJet
Fri
Dec 10
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$73easyJet
Sat
Dec 11
$24Deutsche Bahn
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$195KLM
Sun
Dec 12
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$126Eurowings
Mon
Dec 13
$24Deutsche Bahn
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$59easyJet
Tue
Dec 14
$24Deutsche Bahn
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$126Eurowings
Wed
Dec 15
$24Deutsche Bahn
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$126Eurowings
Thu
Dec 16
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$55STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$66easyJet
Fri
Dec 17
$20Deutsche Bahn
$67STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$59easyJet
Sat
Dec 18
$24Deutsche Bahn
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$156KLM
Sun
Dec 19
$24Deutsche Bahn
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$123easyJet
Mon
Dec 20
$24Deutsche Bahn
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$59easyJet
Tue
Dec 21
$31Deutsche Bahn with connection
$55STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$148Swiss
Wed
Dec 22
$74Deutsche Bahn
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$156KLM

Travel Information between Berlin and Zurich

distanceDistance415 miles (670 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$55 - $128
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $55 (€46) • 15 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $128 (€107) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 415 miles (670 km) to Zurich from Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $55 (€46). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are easyJet, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Berlin to Zurich.

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How to get from Berlin to Zürich

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Berlin to Zürich, 61,54% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Berlin to Zürich and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Berlin and Zurich?

International travel from Berlin, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich if traveling from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/29/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Berlin and Zurich.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Berlin, Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Berlin, 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 Berlin from Zurich?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Which rules do I need to follow in Berlin, 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 12/1/21. 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 Berlin from Zurich here.

How do I reach Zurich from Berlin?

There are 3 ways to get from Berlin to Zurich: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Berlin to Zurich?

The cheapest way to go to Zurich from Berlin is by taking a bus, which costs on average $55 (€46).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zurich:

A bus is generally $73 (€61) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $128 (€107) from Berlin to Zurich.

Taking a bus is about $14 (€12) less than taking a train, which costs on average $70 (€58) for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Berlin to Zurich?

The quickest way to travel to Zurich from Berlin is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Zurich by bus can take on average 15 h 35 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 30 min.

How far is it from Berlin to Zurich?

The distance from Berlin to Zurich is approximately 415 miles (670 km).

How many services a day are there between Berlin and Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Zurich is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Zurich from Berlin as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Berlin and in Zurich?

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Berlin Brandenburg Airport and tend to arrive in Zurich Airport.
  • Buses mostly leave from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and tend to arrive in Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
  • Trains mostly leave from Berlin Hbf and tend to arrive in Zürich HB.
Which travel operators can get me to Zurich from Berlin?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Berlin to Zurich:

  • You can travel by plane to Zurich from Berlin with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Berlin to Zurich tickets for $128 (€107) on Omio.
  • You can travel by bus between Berlin and Zurich with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. And you can find STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Berlin to Zurich tickets for $55 (€46) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Berlin to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $70 (€58) with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Zurich.
Is there a way to travel directly from Berlin to Zurich?

Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Zurich with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 2 direct trains a day to Zurich with.

Direct services to Zurich tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Where should I go next after I travel from Berlin to Zurich?
Many of our customers traveling from Berlin to Zurich don't make Zurich their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Zurich are Paris, Milan or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Zurich to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Berlin to Zurich one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $128 (€107) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing $55 (€46) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $70 (€58) one way on average.

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