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Duration 11h 10m
Distance 846.7 km
Average price 205€
Frequency Weekly

Trip overview

The train between Switzerland and Germany takes 11h 10m. The train runs, on average, once a week from Switzerland to Germany. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Zuerich Hb
  2. Berlin
9h 48m
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169€ - 246€

Switzerland to Germany train times

Trains run once a week between Zürich and Berlin. The service departs Zürich at 16:52 in the afternoon, which arrives into Berlin at 04:02. All services require a transfer, and take on average 11h 10m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Switzerland to Germany? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Germany. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via Zuerich Hb and S Ostbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 48m.

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The distance between Switzerland and Germany is 503 km. The road distance is 846.7 km.

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Switzerland to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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Switzerland to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Ostbahnhof station.

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What companies run services between Switzerland and Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Ostbahnhof once a week. Tickets cost 160€ - 230€ and the journey takes 8h 40m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
160€ - 230€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Nightjet
Ave. Duration
11h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 110€

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