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Copenhagen to Zurich Hb by train

It takes an average of 17h 18m to travel from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb by train, over a distance of around 598 miles (963 km). There are normally 21 trains per day travelling from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb and tickets for this journey start from $56.13 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 13h 33m
Price$56.13 - $312.72
Distance598 miles (963 km)
Frequency21 trains per day
Departure stationCopenhagen
Arrival stationZurich Hb
Changes3 changes
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS, DB,

Copenhagen to Zurich Hb train times

Check out the next trains departing from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb for mardi juil. 21 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:27 01:04 14h 37m, 7 changes
10:27 01:24 14h 57m, 6 changes
11:27 06:54 19h 27m, 9 changes
11:27 07:00 19h 33m, 7 changes
11:27 07:26 19h 59m, 5 changes
14:05 08:26 18h 21m, 4 changes
14:05 09:05 19h 00m, 3 changes
14:05 08:26 18h 21m, 4 changes
14:27 08:26 17h 59m, 5 changes
14:27 09:05 18h 38m, 4 changes

SBB, Deutsche Bahn, DSB and ÖBB trains from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb

You can travel from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb on SBB, Deutsche Bahn, DSB and ÖBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

Danish State Railways (DSB) is the largest Danish railway company. The Danish high-speed train is Eurocity, which operates two lines connecting Copenhagen to Hamburg and Hamburg to Flensburg. It offers two classes or levels of comfort – First Class and Second Class. DSB's long-distance trains are Intercity and IntercityLyn, in order of importance. The regional lines are operated by the R-tog trains, and the S-tog service gives its name to the trams that run through the old city of Copenhagen.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb

Train tickets from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb start at $56.13 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $268.43.
lowest price found
from$56.13
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price$191.57
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price$198.67
on the day
avg. single price$268.43

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Copenhagen to Zurich Hb

Want to know more about your journey from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb take?

The average journey time by train between Copenhagen and Zurich Hb is 17 hours and 18 minutes, with around 21 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Copenhagen and Zurich Hb by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb is 13 hours and 33 minutes.

How much does the train from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb cost?

Train tickets from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb can start from as little as $56.13 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb?

No, there are no direct train services from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb. Travelling from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

What time does the first train from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb leave?

The first train from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb leaves at 06:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb leave?

The last train from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb leaves at 23:05. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Copenhagen and Zurich Hb by train?

Trains travelling from Copenhagen to Zurich Hb cover a distance of around 598 miles (963 km) during the journey.

Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Copenhagen to Zurich Hb for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/21/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 07/13/2020 for travel on 09/22/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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