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Take the train from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf in 8 hours 11 minutes

If you want to travel from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf by train to take around 10 hours 7 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 8 hours 11 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 33 trains per day running on this route, which spans 410 miles (660 km). You’ll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to Berlin Hbf.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf start from €18.90 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf by train

It takes an average of 10h 7m to travel from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf by train, over a distance of around 410 miles (660 km). There are normally 33 trains per day travelling from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €18.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 8h 11m
PriceFrom €18.90
Distance410 miles (660 km)
Frequency33 trains per day
First train05:38
Last train23:45
Departure stationZurich Airport
Arrival stationBerlin Hbf
Changes1 change

Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf for Tuesday 8th February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:38 20:27 8h 49m, 2 changes
12:23 20:51 8h 28m, 2 changes
12:38 21:23 8h 45m, 2 changes
12:56 21:55 8h 59m, 2 changes
12:56 22:23 9h 27m, 1 change
13:15 21:55 8h 40m, 3 changes
13:38 22:23 8h 45m, 2 changes
13:53 22:50 8h 57m, 5 changes
13:56 23:10 9h 14m, 2 changes
14:38 23:10 8h 32m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf

The price of train tickets from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf starts at €18.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

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 Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf 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 guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf? 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 Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Zurich Airport and Berlin Hbf is 10 hours and 7 minutes, with around 33 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 Zurich Airport and Berlin Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf is 8 hours and 11 minutes.

How much does the train from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf cost?

Train ticket prices from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf can start from as little as €18.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf?

No, there are no direct train services from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf. Travelling from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf leave?

The first train from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf leaves at 05:38. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf leave?

The last train from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf leaves at 23:45. 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 Zurich Airport and Berlin Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf cover a distance of around 410 miles (660 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Berlin Hbf to Zurich Airport.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Zurich Airport to Berlin Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/08/2022. 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 11/20/2021 for travel on 11/20/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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