How to travel from Zurich to Duisburg

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Travel Information between Zurich and Duisburg

distanceDistance291 miles (470 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $34
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $6 (€5) • 7 h 3 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $34 (€29) • 12 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 291 miles (470 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Zurich and Duisburg. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 12 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Duisburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich to Duisburg

Travel Tips: Travel to Duisburg 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 Duisburg.

Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Duisburg, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Duisburg from Zurich restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Duisburg, Germany from Zurich?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Duisburg, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Zurich and Duisburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, Switzerland from Duisburg, Germany?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. 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 Zurich from Duisburg here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Zurich to Duisburg. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Duisburg from Zurich is by taking a train with an average price of $6 (€5).

This is compared to other travel options to Duisburg:

A train is $28 (€24) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Zurich to Duisburg costing on average $34 (€29).

Taking a train is about $17 (€15) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $23 (€20) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel between Zurich and Duisburg is by bus, which takes on average 12 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Duisburg by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Duisburg by train can take on average 7 h 3 min.

The distance from Zurich to Duisburg is approximately 291 miles (470 km).

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Duisburg is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Zurich and Duisburg 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 from Zurich to Duisburg:

  • Buses mostly depart from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Duisburg, Otto-Keller Strasse.
  • Trains most often depart from Zurich at Zürich HB and arrive in Duisburg at Duisburg Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Duisburg by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Zurich to Duisburg for $34 (€29) on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Zurich to Duisburg? Many Omio customers who go from Zurich to Duisburg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Hamburg or Munich from Duisburg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $34 (€29) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $23 (€20) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $6 (€5) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Duisburg 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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