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from Darmstadt to Zurich

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

Our recommendation

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

07:37PMDarmstadt Hbf4h23 12:00AMZürich HB
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$501One-way
Cheapest
01:05AMDarmstadt Hbf8h00 09:05AMZürich HB
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$311One-way
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05:04PMDarmstadt Hbf4h48 09:52PMZürich HB
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$501One-way
05:36AMDarmstadt Hbf4h47 10:23AMZürich HB
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$501One-way
07:31AMDarmstadt Hbf4h29 12:00PMZürich HB
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$601One-way

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Travel Information from Darmstadt to Zurich

distanceDistance172 miles (278 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $231
fastestFastest modeFlight • $231 (€193) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 172 miles (278 km) by bus, flight or train between Darmstadt and Zurich. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Darmstadt to Zurich.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland if I’m coming from Darmstadt, Germany?

Travel between Darmstadt, 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 Darmstadt?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • 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

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 11/29/21. 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 from Darmstadt to Zurich.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Darmstadt, 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 Darmstadt 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 Darmstadt, 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 Darmstadt from Zurich here.

How do I reach Zurich from Darmstadt?

There are 3 travel options from Darmstadt to Zurich: bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Darmstadt to Zurich is by taking a bus with an average price of $24 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

Taking a bus is usually $207 (€173) less than taking a flight to Zurich, which costs on average $231 (€193) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $8 (€7) less than taking a train, which costs on average $32 (€27) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Darmstadt to Zurich?

The quickest way to travel between Darmstadt and Zurich is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 25 min   on average.

What is the distance from Darmstadt to Zurich?

Zurich is approximately 172 miles (278 km) away from Darmstadt.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Darmstadt to Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Darmstadt to Zurich is:

  • 7 trains a day.

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

When traveling to Zurich from Darmstadt, what are the departure and arrival points in Darmstadt and Zurich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Darmstadt to Zurich:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Darmstadt, Zweifalltorweg and arrive in Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Darmstadt to Zurich depart from Darmstadt Hbf to Zürich HB.
Which travel companies can take me from Darmstadt to Zurich?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Zurich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Darmstadt to Zurich tickets on Omio for $24 (€20).
  • Swiss can take you to Zurich by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Swiss from Darmstadt to Zurich for $231 (€193).
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can get you to Zurich by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Darmstadt to Zurich for $32 (€27) on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Darmstadt and Zurich?

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

  • You can take a direct bus with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can take a direct flight with Lufthansa Cityline or Swiss.

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 between Darmstadt and Zurich.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Darmstadt to Zurich?
Looking to extend your trip from Darmstadt to Zurich? Many Omio customers who go from Darmstadt to Zurich usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you're looking to explore Paris, Milan or Munich from Zurich, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Darmstadt to Zurich one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $24 (€20) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $231 (€193) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $32 (€27) one way on average.

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

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