Zurich to Düsseldorf by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Zurich to Düsseldorf by train
Fast trains from Zurich to Düsseldorf take around 5 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 446 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Düsseldorf.
1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Düsseldorf?
Journeys between Zurich and Düsseldorf usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Zurich to Düsseldorf every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Zurich to Düsseldorf?
The Zurich to Düsseldorf train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Zurich to Düsseldorf train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Düsseldorf is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 06:00 and the last train is around 00:08.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Zurich around 06:00, and the last at 22:00.
What's the Zurich to Düsseldorf train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Zurich to Düsseldorf are $45.65.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $80 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $92. 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 Zurich to Düsseldorf 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 Zurich to Düsseldorf by train.
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Which train companies operate between Zurich and Düsseldorf?
More than one train company operates on the route from Zurich to Düsseldorf, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Regional Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Düsseldorf to Zurich by train