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There are 9 ways to get from Zürich to Berlin by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Zurich to Berlin Tegel  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) ZRH - TXL

$58 - $203

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Train to Basel, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BSL - TXL

$83 - $278

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Böblingen
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) STR - TXL

$97 - $243

Train to Basel, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BSL - SXF

$68 - $233

Train  •  8 h 38 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

$200 - $308

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB 2-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 034 / ...

$164 - $248

Bus Eurolines FR  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Berlin

$128 - $205

Night train  •  11 h 54 min

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

$200 - $310

Drive  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Berlin 530.8 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Berlin is to fly which costs SFr 55 - SFr 210 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Berlin is to fly which costs SFr 55 - SFr 210 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Munich, Munich central bus station, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Berlin Hbf. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 54 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Berlin is 670 km. The road distance is 849.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 8 h 38 min and costs SFr 200 - SFr 310.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Zürich to Berlin, including transfers.

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Zürich to Berlin bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB station.

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Zürich to Berlin train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Berlin is to fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 200 - SFr 310 and takes 8 h 38 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 160 - SFr 250 and takes 12 h 55 min.

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  • Distance: 419 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Berlin, Germany?

Swiss, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Zürich to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Berlin via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 8 h 38 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Basel to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Basel to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Böblingen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
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 daily
Estimated price
$200 - $310
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Berlin
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Zürich to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Zürich to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Berlin is 849 km. It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to drive from Zürich to Berlin.

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Lufthansa, easyJet and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 1404+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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