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Am I allowed to travel from Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland?

Travel between Garmisch-Partenkirchen, 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 Garmisch-Partenkirchen?

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 11/26/21. 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 Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zurich.

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

The restriction level for your return to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Garmisch-Partenkirchen from Zurich restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Garmisch-Partenkirchen from Zurich?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 11/26/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Garmisch-Partenkirchen from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Zurich from Garmisch-Partenkirchen?

There are 2 ways to travel from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zurich including taking a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zurich?

The cheapest way to go to Zurich from Garmisch-Partenkirchen is by taking a train, which costs on average $23 (€19).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zurich:

Taking a train is usually $435 (€361) less than taking a flight to Zurich, which costs on average $458 (€380) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zurich?

The fastest way to get to Zurich from Garmisch-Partenkirchen is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Zurich can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Zurich by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

What is the distance between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Zurich?

You should expect to travel around 118 miles (191 km) between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Zurich.

How many services a day are there from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zurich is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Zurich, what are the departure and arrival points in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Zurich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zurich:

  • Trains from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zurich most often leave from Garmisch-Partenkirchen and arrive in Zürich HB.
Who can get me from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zurich?

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

  • You can go to Zurich from Garmisch-Partenkirchen by plane with Swiss. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $458 (€380) with Swiss from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zurich on Omio.
  • You can go to Zurich from Garmisch-Partenkirchen by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $23 (€19) with Deutsche Bahn from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zurich on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zurich?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Garmisch-Partenkirchen 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 Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Zurich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Zurich and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zurich tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $458 (€380) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $23 (€19) one way on average.

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

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