How to travel from Zurich to Berlin

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from Zurich to Berlin

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

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To get from Zurich to Berlin on Dec 09 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:55PMZurich Airport4h20 08:15PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
1 transfer
08:07PMZürich HB12h43 08:50AMBerlin Hbf
5 transfers
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03:55PMZurich Airport3h55 07:50PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
1 transfer
09:59PMZürich HB12h26 10:25AMBerlin Hbf
2 transfers
09:05PMZurich Airport1h35 10:40PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
0 transfers

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Travel Information between Zurich and Berlin

distanceDistance415 miles (670 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$83 - $337
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $83 (€75) • 16 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $337 (€303) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, tab or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 415 miles (670 km) between Zurich and Berlin. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, tab or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Zurich to Berlin.

How to get from Zürich to Berlin

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Zürich to Berlin, 61,44% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Zürich to Berlin and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich to Berlin

Travel Tips: Travel to Berlin easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Zurich to Berlin.

International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Berlin, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany 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 11/6/22; 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 Zurich to Berlin.

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Berlin restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Zurich from Berlin?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 11/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Berlin closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel between Zurich and Berlin 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Berlin is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $83 (€75) compared to other travel options to Berlin:

A bus is generally $253 (€228) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $337 (€303) from Zurich to Berlin.

A bus is $69 (€62) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Zurich to Berlin costing on average $152 (€137).

The quickest way to travel from Zurich to Berlin is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Berlin by bus can take on average 16 h 10 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 34 min   of travel time.

The Zurich to Berlin distance is around 415 miles (670 km).

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Berlin is:

  • 3 buses per day.
  • 1 train a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Zurich Airport and arrive in Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Zürich HB and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Berlin by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Zurich to Berlin for $83 (€75).
  • Travel with tab to go to Berlin by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find tab Zurich to Berlin tickets on Omio for $337 (€303).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Berlin by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Berlin for $152 (€137).

Yes, there are direct routes from Zurich to Berlin with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 3 direct buses per day to Berlin with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services to Berlin tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Berlin often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Prague or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Berlin itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Berlin and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $83 (€75) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $337 (€303) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $152 (€137) one way on average.

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

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