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Recommended option

Fly to Munich, subway  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  2. Take the subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz

$102 - $335

Cheapest option

Fly to Dusseldorf  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) ZRH - DUS

$43 - $159

8 alternative options

Fly to Stuttgart  •  3 h 16 min

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

$55 - $223

Fly to Frankfurt  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA

$102 - $298

Fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ZRH - CGN

$54 - $206

Train  •  8 h 47 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

$202 - $334

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 13 min

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

$58 - $95

Bus Eurolines DE  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Frankfurt Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Berlin ZOB

$48 - $106

Night train  •  12 h 17 min

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

$211 - $317

Drive  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Berlin 530.8 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Germany?

Swiss flies from Zürich to Stuttgart 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Berlin via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and Berlin Hbf in around 8 h 47 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Train operators
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
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
$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 a week
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Germany is 435 km. The road distance is 849 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Germany is to fly which costs SFr 40 - SFr 160 and takes 3 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Germany is to fly and subway which takes 3 h 4 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 340.

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Germany. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Berlin Alexanderplatz via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 47 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Germany. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Berlin, Memhardstr. via Berlin, Flughafen Tegel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Zürich to Germany, including transfers.