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There are 10 ways to get from Zürich to Schöneberg by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai to Berlin Südkreuz

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Train to Stuttgart, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Boeblingen
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Train to Basel, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Fly Zurich to Dresden, train

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dresden (DRS)
  2. Take the train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to S Südkreuz Bhf

Train via Frankfurt am Main

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz

Train

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Suedkreuz

Bus via Berlin Airport BER

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Berlin Airport BER

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Suedkreuz

Drive

  1. Drive from Zürich to Schöneberg

Zürich to Schöneberg by train

The train journey time between Zürich and Schöneberg is around 9h 2m and covers a distance of around 952 km. This includes an average layover time of around 50 min. The fastest train normally takes 8h 23m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and DB Fernverkehr AG, the Zürich to Schöneberg train service departs from Zuerich Hb and arrives in Berlin Suedkreuz. Typically 41 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
8h 11m
Layover time:
50 min
Total time:
9h 2m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
8h 23m
Train distance:
952 km
Trains per week:
41
Cheapest price:
€165
Carbon emissions:
50 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:59
Last train departs at:
18:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zürich to Schöneberg train schedules

Switzerland → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Schöneberg is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Schöneberg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Schöneberg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Germany.

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Last updated: 18 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Zürich to Schöneberg is to bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 65 and takes 13h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Schöneberg is to fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 210 and takes 4h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai station and arriving at Berlin Südkreuz. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Berlin Suedkreuz. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday. The journey takes approximately 9h 6m.

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The distance between Zürich and Schöneberg is 663 km. The road distance is 842.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Schöneberg without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 8h 35m and costs SFr 180 - SFr 260.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Zürich to Schöneberg, including transfers.

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Zürich to Schöneberg bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai.

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

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The best way to get from Zürich to Schöneberg is to fly which takes 4h 25m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 210. Alternatively, you can train via Frankfurt am Main, which costs SFr 180 - SFr 260 and takes 8h 35m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 65 and takes 13h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Schöneberg.
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  • Distance: 662.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 25m

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

Swiss, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Zürich to Schöneberg every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Schöneberg via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 8h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €330
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Basel to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Basel to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €250
Flights from Zurich to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €270
Flights from Basel to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Zurich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €250
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Boeblingen
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€150 - €210
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €14
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€8 - €10
Business
€11 - €14
1st Class
€11 - €14
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Berlin Südkreuz train station
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Berlin Airport BER
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Zürich to Schöneberg bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Berlin Südkreuz station.

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Zürich to Schöneberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Suedkreuz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Schöneberg is 842 km. It takes approximately 7h 15m to drive from Zürich to Schöneberg.

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

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