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from Kempten to Zurich

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Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information between Kempten and Zurich

distanceDistance86 miles (138 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $34 (€27) • 3 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a train to travel 86 miles (138 km) between Kempten and Zurich. Deutsche Bahn is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct from Kempten to Zurich.

Travel Tips

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

International travel from Kempten, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich if traveling from Kempten?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

What measures do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/13/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Kempten to Zurich.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Kempten, Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

Return travel to Kempten, 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 Kempten, Germany was last verified on 9/17/21. 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 Kempten from Zurich.

How do I get from Kempten to Zurich?

You can go from Kempten to Zurich by train.

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

The fastest way to travel from Kempten to Zurich is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 25 min.

How far is Zurich from Kempten?

The distance is approximately 86 miles (138 km) from Kempten to Zurich.

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

The average frequency per day from Kempten to Zurich is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Kempten and Zurich, where do I depart from Kempten and where do I arrive in Zurich?

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

  • Trains mostly depart from Kempten (Allgäu) Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
Which travel operators can get me to Zurich from Kempten?

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

  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Zurich by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Kempten to Zurich for $34 (€27) on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Kempten to Zurich?
Your trip from Kempten 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 Kempten to Zurich tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Zurich today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Kempten to Zurich online to score the best deals?

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

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

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Kempten (Allgäu) Hbf
Kempten(Allgäu) Hbf

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