Berlin to Zurich by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Berlin to Zurich by train
Fast trains from Berlin to Zurich take around 7 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 669 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Berlin and Zurich.
1. Are there direct trains from Berlin to Zurich?
Journeys between Berlin and Zurich usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 59 departures on the route from Berlin to Zurich every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 63 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Berlin to Zurich?
The Berlin to Zurich train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Berlin to Zurich train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Berlin around 04:12 and the last train is around 00:29.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Berlin around 04:28, and the last at 00:20.
What's the Berlin to Zurich train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Berlin to Zurich are $45.38.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $126, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Berlin to Zurich train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Berlin to Zurich by train.
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Which train companies operate between Berlin and Zurich?
More than one train company operates on the route from Berlin to Zurich, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Night Jet
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Zurich to Berlin by train