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from Leuven to Zurich

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

Travel between Leuven, Belgium and Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Belgium enter Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 11/28/21. 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 to Zurich from Leuven.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Belgium from Zurich, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Leuven, Belgium from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Leuven, Belgium from Zurich, Switzerland?

Reentering Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Leuven from Zurich?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

Which rules do I need to follow in Leuven, Belgium regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Belgium must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/25/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Leuven from Zurich here.

What are the ways to get from Leuven to Zurich?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Zurich from Leuven. You can take a flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Leuven to Zurich is by taking a bus with an average price of $44 (€36).

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A bus is generally $68 (€56) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $111 (€92) from Leuven to Zurich.

A bus is generally $38 (€32) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $82 (€68) from Leuven to Zurich.

What is the fastest way to get from Leuven to Zurich?

The fastest way to get to Zurich from Leuven is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Zurich can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 19 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 54 min.

How far is Zurich from Leuven?

You should expect to travel around 298 miles (480 km) between Leuven and Zurich.

How many services a day are there from Leuven to Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Leuven to Zurich is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Leuven, Diestsepoort to Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
  • Most travelers take a train from Leuven to Zürich HB.
Which travel operators can get me to Zurich from Leuven?

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

  • Travel with Sas Airways to go to Zurich by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Sas Airways Leuven to Zurich tickets on Omio for $111 (€92).
  • Flixbus can take you to Zurich by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Leuven to Zurich for $44 (€36).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Zurich by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Leuven to Zurich for $82 (€68).
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Leuven to Zurich ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Leuven to Zurich don't make Zurich their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Zurich are Paris, Milan or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Zurich to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Leuven to Zurich tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $111 (€92) one way for this journey.
  • A bus ticket costs $44 (€36) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $82 (€68) one way.

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

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