How to travel from Berlin to Zurich

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Travel Information between Berlin and Zurich

distanceDistance415 miles (670 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$38 - $81
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $38 (€33) • 12 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $81 (€70) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, SWISS or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 415 miles (670 km) by train, bus or flight between Berlin and Zurich. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, SWISS or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Berlin to Zurich.

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from Berlin to Zurich

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

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Berlin to Zurich is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
08:40PM12h25
Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof
09:05AMZurich
$701One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
08:40PM12h25
Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof
09:05AMZurich
$701One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Eurowings
06:00PM1h30
Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
07:30PMZurich Airport (ZRH)
$2431One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
10:04AM8h23
Berlin Hbf
06:27PMZürich Hbf
$1411One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:26AM8h34
Berlin Hbf
06:00PMZürich Hbf
$1651One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:12AM8h15
Berlin Hbf
04:27PMZürich Hbf
$1651One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
09:00PM12h05
Berlin
09:05AMZurich
$701One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
05:40PM15h25
Berlin
09:05AMZurich
$821One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
06:30PM14h35
Berlin
09:05AMZurich
$841One-way
1 transfer
Eurowings
07:45AM1h30
Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
09:15AMZurich Airport (ZRH)
$3011One-way
0 transfers
Eurowings
04:15PM3h25
Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
07:40PMZurich Airport (ZRH)
$2961One-way
1 transfer
Air Baltic
08:30PM1h30
Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
10:00PMZurich Airport (ZRH)
$4331One-way
0 transfers

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How to get from Berlin to Zürich

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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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Find the best journey to Zurich from Berlin with ÖBB Nightjet, KLM and easyJet. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Berlin to Zurich travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly to Zurich from Berlin and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

        FAQs: Travel from Berlin to Zurich

        FAQs: Travel to Zurich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Zurich.
        FAQs

        There are 3 travel options from Berlin to Zurich. You can take a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel to Zurich from Berlin is a bus with an average price of $38 (€33).

        This is compared to other travel options from Berlin to Zurich:

        A bus is $43 (€37) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Berlin to Zurich costing on average $81 (€70).

        Taking a bus costs $30 (€26) less than taking a train, which costs on average $68 (€59) for the same trip.

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

        Bus takes 12 h 5 min on average.

        Train takes on average 8 h 23 min.

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

        The average frequency per day from Berlin to Zurich is:

        • 1 bus per day.
        • 10 trains per day.

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

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

        • Flights from Berlin to Zurich most often leave from Berlin Brandenburg Airport and arrive in Zurich Airport.
        • Trains mostly leave from Berlin Hbf and tend to arrive in Zürich Hbf.

        The following travel companies offer services from Berlin to Zurich:

        • Travel with FlixBus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or BlaBlaCar to go to Zurich by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Berlin to Zurich tickets on Omio for $38 (€33).
        • SWISS, easyJet, Eurowings, LAER, Air Baltic, Edelweiss Air, Lufthansa, KLM, TUIfly, Air France, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, KLM Cityhopper or airmax can get you to Zurich by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings from Berlin to Zurich for $81 (€70) on Omio.
        • Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity or FlixTrain can get you to Zurich by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Zurich for $68 (€59) on Omio.

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

        • Direct bus available with FlixBus 1 direct bus per day.

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

        Looking to extend your trip from Berlin to Zurich? Many Omio customers who go from Berlin to Zurich usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan, Munich, Vienna or Lucerne. If you're looking to explore Paris, Milan, Munich, Vienna or Lucerne from Zurich, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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