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 55 min

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

$50 - $204

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Fly Zurich to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) ZRH - SXF

$40 - $274

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Train to Stuttgart, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 48 min

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

$98 - $241

Train to Basel, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 36 min

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

$69 - $219

Train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Berlin Hbf Ice

$204 - $330

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 10 min

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

$58 - $95

Bus Eurolines FR  •  15 h 22 min

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

$128 - $216

Night train  •  11 h 54 min

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

$210 - $320

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 45 - SFr 200 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Berlin is to fly which costs SFr 45 - SFr 200 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Berlin, Flughafen Tegel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Berlin Hbf. This train operates Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. 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 9 h 13 min and costs SFr 190 - SFr 320.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Zürich to Berlin, including transfers.

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Zürich to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich 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 55 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 190 - SFr 320 and takes 9 h 13 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 55 - SFr 95 and takes 14 h 10 min.

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  • Distance: 419 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 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 Basel SBB in around 9 h 13 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Basel to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Basel to Berlin Schoenefeld via Venice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
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
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
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 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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $320
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Bus operators
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 Berlin, Berlin TXL, E
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
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 - $140
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 TXL, E station.

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Zürich to Berlin train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Berlin Hbf 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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Eurowings, easyJet, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 19.

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