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from Zurich to Leverkusen

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Travel Information between Zurich and Leverkusen

distanceDistance262 miles (422 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $90
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $31 (€26) • 8 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $90 (€75) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 262 miles (422 km) to Leverkusen from Zurich. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Leverkusen.

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FAQs

Is international travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Leverkusen, Germany allowed?

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

Is international entry into Leverkusen from Zurich restricted?

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

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

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Leverkusen, 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 1/21/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Zurich and Leverkusen closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Leverkusen, Germany due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Is my journey back to Zurich from Leverkusen restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 1/20/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Leverkusen closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Zurich to Leverkusen?

There are 3 ways to travel from Zurich to Leverkusen including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Zurich to Leverkusen?

The cheapest way to travel between Zurich and Leverkusen is by taking a train with an average price of $31 (€26).

This is compared to other travel options to Leverkusen:

A train is $17 (€14) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Zurich to Leverkusen costing on average $48 (€40).

A train is $59 (€49) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Zurich to Leverkusen costing on average $90 (€75).

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

The fastest way from Zurich to Leverkusen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Leverkusen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Leverkusen by bus can take on average 13 h 50 min.

In comparison, getting to Leverkusen by train can take on average 8 h 55 min.

How many miles from Zurich to Leverkusen would I travel?

Leverkusen is approximately 262 miles (422 km) away from Zurich.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Zurich to Leverkusen?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Leverkusen is:

  • 8 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Zurich and Leverkusen, what are the departure and arrival points in Zurich and Leverkusen?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and arrive in Leverkusen, Bf Mitte.
  • Most travelers take a train from Zürich HB to Leverkusen Mitte.

Which travel operators can get me to Leverkusen from Zurich?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Leverkusen by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Zurich to Leverkusen for $48 (€40) on Omio.
  • Travel with Eurowings for flights to Leverkusen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Zurich to Leverkusen tickets on Omio for $90 (€75).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Leverkusen by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Leverkusen tickets on Omio for $31 (€26).

Where should I go next after I travel from Zurich to Leverkusen?

Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Leverkusen often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Cologne or Düsseldorf. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Leverkusen and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I buy tickets from Zurich to Leverkusen online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $48 (€40) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $90 (€75) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $31 (€26) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Leverkusen 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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