Düsseldorf to Zurich by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Düsseldorf to Zurich by train
Fast trains from Düsseldorf to Zurich take around 5 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 446 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Düsseldorf and Zurich.
1. Are there direct trains from Düsseldorf to Zurich?
Journeys between Düsseldorf and Zurich usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Düsseldorf 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 45 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Düsseldorf to Zurich?
The Düsseldorf to Zurich train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Düsseldorf to Zurich train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Düsseldorf around 05:27 and the last train is around 23:27.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Düsseldorf around 05:27, and the last at 23:35.
What's the Düsseldorf to Zurich train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Düsseldorf to Zurich are $45.73.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $57 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $115. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Zurich by train.
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Which train companies operate between Düsseldorf and Zurich?
More than one train company operates on the route from Düsseldorf to Zurich, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Zurich to Düsseldorf by train