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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Zurich to Berlin?

Lowest Price$56.94
Fastest Train8h 5m
Trains Per Day50
Train Lines4
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Zurich-Berlin Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Zurich to Berlin?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $84.76 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Zurich to Berlin.

How long is the train journey from Zurich to Berlin?

The distance between Zurich and Berlin is approximately 416 miles, or 669 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 5 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Zurich to Berlin are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Zurich at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Zurich to Berlin?

There are 50 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Zurich to Berlin. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Berlin to Zurich. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Zurich to Berlin for $26.98.

What train services are there from Zurich to Berlin?

There are 4 train lines with service from Zurich to Berlin. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 28.4 trains each day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity112h 49m$86.79
DB Intercity-Express68h 35m$115.71
Deutsche Bahn289h 28m$116.84
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company810h 33m$125.13

Where is the train station in Zurich?

There are two stations in Zurich where you can board the train to Berlin:

  • Zürich HB
  • Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)

Where is the train station in Berlin?

There are more train stations and stops in Berlin than most cities. Most trains from Zurich will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Berlin:

  • S+u Bundesplatz
  • Train Station (tief)
  • Train Station
  • Rigaer Straße

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