How to travel from Göttingen to Zurich

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from Göttingen to Zurich

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

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To get from Göttingen to Zurich on May 24 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:16PMGöttingen5h44 06:00PMZürich HB
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02:16PMGöttingen5h44 08:00PMZürich HB
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10:52AMGöttingen6h08 05:00PMZürich HB
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Travel Information between Göttingen and Zurich

distanceDistance294 miles (474 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $164
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $33 (€30) • 6 h 6 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $164 (€147) • 6 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight or train to travel 294 miles (474 km) between Göttingen and Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Göttingen to Zurich.

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FAQs

Travel between Göttingen, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Zurich from Göttingen?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 5/9/22. 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 between Göttingen and Zurich.

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

Is my journey back to Göttingen 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 Göttingen from Zurich?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Göttingen, 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 5/22/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Göttingen from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

There are 2 travel options from Göttingen to Zurich: flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Göttingen to Zurich is by taking a train with an average price of $33 (€30).

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A train is $130 (€117) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Göttingen to Zurich costing on average $164 (€147).

The fastest way from Göttingen to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 6 h 5 min.

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

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

You should expect to travel around 294 miles (474 km) between Göttingen and Zurich.

The average frequency per day from Göttingen to Zurich is:

  • 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Göttingen and Zurich as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Göttingen to Zurich depart from Göttingen to Zürich HB.

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

  • KLM can take you to Zurich by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for KLM from Göttingen to Zurich for $164 (€147).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Zurich by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Göttingen to Zurich for $33 (€30) on Omio.
Your trip from Göttingen to Zurich doesn't have to end in Zurich. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan or Munich to your Göttingen to Zurich tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Zurich today!

When planning your trip from Göttingen 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 $164 (€147) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $33 (€30) one way on average.

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

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