There are 6 ways to get from Switzerland to Germany by plane, train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Stuttgart (STR) ZRH - STR

$63 - $224

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E N06

$61 - $110

4 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$199 - $329

Bus, train  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Winterthur to Stuttgart Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station to Berlin, Berlin Zoo station K213

Night train  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Berlin Hbf Nj

$200 - $319

Drive  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Berlin 530.8 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Germany is to bus which costs SFr 60 - SFr 110 and takes 15 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Germany is to fly which takes 2 h 34 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 230.

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The distance between Switzerland and Germany is 503 km. The road distance is 849 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Switzerland to Germany, including transfers.

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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 Berlin Alexanderplatz via Zürich HB, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 49 min.

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What companies run services between Switzerland and Germany?

Swiss flies from Zürich to Stuttgart 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Berlin via Zürich HB, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and Berlin Hbf in around 9 h 49 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$190 - $300
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station to Berlin, Berlin Zoo station
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Winterthur to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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