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from Jena to Zurich

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

Our recommendation

To get from Jena to Zurich on Sep 18 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:48PMJena West8h38 07:26AMZürich HB
3 changes
$721One-way
Cheapest
10:48PMJena West8h38 07:26AMZürich HB
3 changes
$721One-way
Other options
12:46PMJena West7h14 08:00PMZürich HB
2 changes
$1021One-way
10:48PMJena West9h35 08:23AMZürich HB
4 changes
$721One-way
01:38PMJena West7h22 09:00PMZürich HB
3 changes
$1131One-way

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Travel Information to Zurich from Jena

distanceDistance281 miles (453 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $188
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $34 (€27) • 7 h 42 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $188 (€150) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight or train to travel 281 miles (453 km) to Zurich from Jena. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Jena to Zurich.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Zurich, Switzerland from Jena, Germany currently allowed?

Travel between Jena, 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 Jena?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • 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
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration 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: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 9/13/21. 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 Jena to Zurich.

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

Return travel to Jena, 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
  • 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 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 Jena, Germany was last verified on 9/16/21. 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 Jena from Zurich.

What are the ways to get from Jena to Zurich?

There are 2 ways to travel to Zurich from Jena including taking a flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Jena to Zurich is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $34 (€27) compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A train is $154 (€123) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Jena to Zurich costing on average $188 (€150).

What is the fastest way to travel to Zurich from Jena?

The fastest way from Jena to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 42 min   on average.

How far is Zurich from Jena?

You should expect to travel around 281 miles (453 km) between Jena and Zurich.

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

The average frequency per day from Jena to Zurich is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Jena to Zurich, where do I depart from Jena and where do I arrive in Zurich?

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

  • Trains mostly depart from Jena-Göschwitz and arrive in Zürich HB.
Who can get me from Jena to Zurich?

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

  • Travel with Eurowings to go to Zurich by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurowings Jena to Zurich tickets on Omio for $188 (€150).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Zurich by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Jena to Zurich tickets on Omio for $34 (€27).
Can I travel directly to Zurich from Jena?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with with 16 direct trains per day.

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 Jena and Zurich.

Where should I go next after I travel between Jena and Zurich?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Jena 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 Jena 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 between Jena and Zurich online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Jena to Zurich, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $188 (€150) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $34 (€27) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Jena to Zurich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Jena
Zurich
Jena
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Jena
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Jena, Busbahnhof Jena Paradies, Steig 4
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