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from Zurich to Magdeburg

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Travel Information to Magdeburg from Zurich

distanceDistance355 miles (573 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$65 - $236
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $65 (€53) • 17 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $236 (€193) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 355 miles (573 km) between Zurich and Magdeburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $65 (€53). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Zurich to Magdeburg.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Magdeburg, Germany if I’m coming from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Is international entry into Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg, Germany from Zurich?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Magdeburg, 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 10/18/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Magdeburg from Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in 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

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

The information above was last checked on 10/15/21. 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 Zurich from Magdeburg here.

How do I reach Magdeburg from Zurich?

There are 3 ways to travel between Zurich and Magdeburg including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Magdeburg?

The cheapest way to travel between Zurich and Magdeburg is by taking a bus with an average price of $65 (€53).

This is compared to other travel options to Magdeburg:

A bus is $171 (€140) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Zurich to Magdeburg costing on average $236 (€193).

A bus is $6 (€5) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Zurich to Magdeburg costing on average $71 (€58).

What is the quickest way from Zurich to Magdeburg?

The fastest way from Zurich to Magdeburg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 17 h 15 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 9 h 29 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Zurich to Magdeburg?

The distance is approximately 355 miles (573 km) from Zurich to Magdeburg.

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

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Magdeburg is:

  • Around 4 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Zurich? Where do I arrive in Magdeburg?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and arrive in Magdeburg, ZOB.
  • Trains most often depart from Zurich at Zürich HB and arrive in Magdeburg at Magdeburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Zurich to Magdeburg?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Magdeburg by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Zurich to Magdeburg for $65 (€53) on Omio.
  • EasyJet can take you to Magdeburg by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Zurich to Magdeburg for $236 (€193).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Magdeburg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Magdeburg tickets on Omio for $71 (€58).
Can I travel directly between Zurich and Magdeburg?

Yes, there are direct services available from Zurich to Magdeburg with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 4 direct trains per day.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Zurich to Magdeburg?
Looking to extend your trip from Zurich to Magdeburg? Many Omio customers who go from Zurich to Magdeburg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Munich or Hamburg. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Munich or Hamburg from Magdeburg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase tickets to Magdeburg from Zurich online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $65 (€53) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $236 (€193) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $71 (€58) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Magdeburg 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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