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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 Aug 5 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:00PMBerlin15h35 08:35AMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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$581One-way
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05:00PMBerlin15h35 08:35AMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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$581One-way
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08:35PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport1h25 10:00PMZurich Airport
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$3111One-way
06:55PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport1h25 08:20PMZurich Airport
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$3491One-way
02:55PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport1h25 04:20PMZurich Airport
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$3381One-way

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Wed
Aug 4
$98Deutsche Bahn
$63Flixbus
$311Swiss
Thu
Aug 5
$114Deutsche Bahn
$58STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$311Swiss
Fri
Aug 6
$102Deutsche Bahn
$58STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$146easyJet
Sat
Aug 7
$98Deutsche Bahn
$54Flixbus
$251Swiss
Sun
Aug 8
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$53STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$271Lufthansa
Mon
Aug 9
$78Deutsche Bahn
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$251Swiss
Tue
Aug 10
$73Deutsche Bahn
$53STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$251Swiss
Wed
Aug 11
$73Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
$231Swiss
Thu
Aug 12
$73Deutsche Bahn
$53STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$251Swiss
Fri
Aug 13
$89Deutsche Bahn
$58STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Sat
Aug 14
$89Deutsche Bahn with connection
$54Flixbus
$229KLM
Sun
Aug 15
$78Deutsche Bahn
$53STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Mon
Aug 16
$40Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$201Swiss
Tue
Aug 17
$38Deutsche Bahn
$53STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$205KLM
Wed
Aug 18
$40Deutsche Bahn
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$160Swiss
Thu
Aug 19
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$53STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$160Swiss
Fri
Aug 20
$78Deutsche Bahn
$58STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$96easyJet
Sat
Aug 21
$78Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$184KLM
Sun
Aug 22
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$53STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$184KLM
Mon
Aug 23
$38Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$205KLM
Tue
Aug 24
$38Deutsche Bahn
$53STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$184KLM

Travel Information from Berlin to Zurich

distanceDistance415 miles (670 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $186
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€28) • 12 h 6 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $186 (€148) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 415 miles (670 km) between Berlin and Zurich. 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 $35 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Berlin to Zurich.

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 COVID-19 travel restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland if I’m coming from Berlin, Germany?

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

Is international entry into Zurich from Berlin restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich, Switzerland from Berlin?

  • 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 7/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Zurich from Berlin closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Berlin, Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • 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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Berlin, Germany was last verified on 8/3/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Berlin from Zurich.

How do I reach Zurich from Berlin?

There are 3 ways to travel between Berlin and Zurich including taking a bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Berlin to Zurich the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Zurich from Berlin is by taking a bus, which costs on average $35 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zurich:

A bus is $151 (€120) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Berlin to Zurich costing on average $186 (€148).

A bus is $38 (€30) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Berlin to Zurich costing on average $73 (€58).

What is the quickest way from Berlin to Zurich?

The fastest way from Berlin to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

There are alternative travel options to Zurich that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 12 h 6 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 11 h 32 min.

What is the distance from Berlin to Zurich?

You should expect to travel around 415 miles (670 km) between Berlin and Zurich.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Berlin to Zurich?

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

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

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

  • You can travel by bus between Berlin and Zurich with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Berlin to Zurich tickets for $35 (€28) on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Berlin and Zurich with KLM, and you can find KLM Berlin to Zurich tickets for $186 (€148) on Omio.
  • You can go to Zurich from Berlin by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $73 (€58) with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Zurich on Omio.
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 can find direct buses per day to take to Zurich with.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Zurich with Swiss with direct flights per day.
  • You can find direct trains per 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 route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Zurich from Berlin ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Berlin 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 Berlin and Zurich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Zurich and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets to Zurich from Berlin online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $35 (€28) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $186 (€148) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $73 (€58) one way.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Zurich
Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm
Amenities
Berlin Ostbahnhof
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