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from Ilmenau to Zurich

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Travel Information between Ilmenau and Zurich

distanceDistance252 miles (407 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$90 - $448
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $90 (€75) • 10 h 12 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $448 (€375) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight or train to travel 252 miles (407 km) to Zurich from Ilmenau. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Swiss or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Ilmenau to Zurich.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Zurich, Switzerland from Ilmenau, Germany?

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

Is international entry into Zurich from Ilmenau 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 Ilmenau?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Ilmenau to Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

Is my journey back to Ilmenau 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 Ilmenau from Zurich?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Ilmenau, 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 1/26/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Ilmenau from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Ilmenau to Zurich?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Zurich from Ilmenau. You can take a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Ilmenau to Zurich?

The cheapest way to travel from Ilmenau to Zurich is by taking a train with an average price of $90 (€75).

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

Taking a train is usually $359 (€300) less than taking a flight to Zurich, which costs on average $448 (€375) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Ilmenau to Zurich?

The fastest way to get to Zurich from Ilmenau is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Zurich can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 10 h 12 min.

How far is it from Ilmenau to Zurich?

The distance is approximately 252 miles (407 km) from Ilmenau to Zurich.

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

The average frequency per day from Ilmenau to Zurich is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Ilmenau and in Zurich?

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

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

Which travel companies can get me from Ilmenau to Zurich?

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

  • You can travel to Zurich from Ilmenau by flight with Swiss. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $448 (€375) with Swiss from Ilmenau to Zurich.
  • You can travel to Zurich from Ilmenau by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $90 (€75) with Deutsche Bahn from Ilmenau to Zurich.

Where should I go next after I travel between Ilmenau and Zurich?

Looking to extend your trip from Ilmenau to Zurich? Many Omio customers who go from Ilmenau 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 early should I purchase Ilmenau to Zurich tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost $448 (€375) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $90 (€75) one way on average.

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

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