Duration 39h 43m
Distance 2589.8 km
Average price SFr 320
Frequency Weekly

Trip overview

The train between Moscow and Zürich takes 39h 43m. The train runs, on average, once a week from Moscow to Zürich. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Moskva Belorusskaia
  2. Karlsruhe Hbf
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  3. Zürich
37h 35m
SFr 234 - SFr 376

Moscow to Zürich train times

Trains run once a week between Moscow and Zürich. The service departs Moscow at 19:17 in the evening, which arrives into Zürich at 09:00. All services require a transfer at KARLSRUHE HBF and take an average of 39h 43m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Moscow to Zürich? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Moscow to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Moskva Belorusskaia and arriving at Zuerich Hb via Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h 35m.

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The distance between Moscow and Zürich is 2194 km. The road distance is 2589.8 km.

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Moscow to Zürich train services, operated by Russian Railways (РЖД), depart from Moskva Belorusskaia station.

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Moscow to Zürich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Zuerich Hb station.

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Zürich is 2h behind Moscow. It is currently 6:18 PM in Moscow and 4:18 PM in Zürich.

There are 656+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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