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from Kassel to Zurich

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Travel Information to Zurich from Kassel

distanceDistance275 miles (444 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$36 - $175
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $36 (€30) • 5 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $175 (€146) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 275 miles (444 km) by flight or train between Kassel and Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $36 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Kassel to Zurich.

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What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Kassel and Zurich?

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

Is international entry into Zurich from Kassel 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 Kassel?

  • 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 1/13/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Kassel and Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Return travel to Kassel, 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 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 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 Kassel, Germany was last verified on 1/17/22. 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 Kassel from Zurich.

How do I reach Zurich from Kassel?

There are 2 ways to get from Kassel to Zurich: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Kassel and Zurich?

The cheapest way to go to Zurich from Kassel is by taking a train, which costs on average $36 (€30).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zurich:

Taking a train is about $139 (€116) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $175 (€146) for this journey.

What is the quickest way from Kassel to Zurich?

The fastest way to get to Zurich from Kassel is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Zurich can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 44 min.

What is the distance from Kassel to Zurich?

The Kassel to Zurich distance is around 275 miles (444 km).

How many services a day are there between Kassel and Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Kassel to Zurich is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Kassel to Zurich?

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

  • Trains most often depart from Kassel at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and arrive in Zurich at Zürich HB.

Which travel companies can get me from Kassel to Zurich?

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

  • KLM can get you to Zurich by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with KLM from Kassel to Zurich for $175 (€146) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Zurich by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Kassel to Zurich tickets on Omio for $36 (€30).

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Kassel to Zurich?

Your trip from Kassel 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 Kassel to Zurich tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Zurich today!

How early should I book tickets between Kassel and Zurich online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $175 (€146) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $36 (€30) one way.

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

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