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There are 7 ways to get from Valencia to Zürich by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Zurich  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Zurich (ZRH) VLC - ZRH

$83 - $293

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Fly to Basel, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Basel (BSL) VLC - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$125 - $348

Train  •  15h 49m

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona Sants Em
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$248 - $398

Bus Domo Reisen  •  19h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Valencia Airprt to Zürich Flughafen

$117 - $152

Bus Eurolines DE  •  25h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Valencia - Estacio del Nord to Freiburg
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Zurich 107 / ...

$95 - $168

Bus ALSA  •  4 days 5h

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Zurich

$160 - $250

Drive  •  13h 8m

  1. Drive from Valencia to Zürich 862.5 miles

$180 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Zürich is to fly which costs 70€ - 260€ and takes 5h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Zürich is to fly which costs 70€ - 260€ and takes 5h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Valencia and arriving at Zurich. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 days 5h.

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No, there is no direct train from Valencia to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arriving at Zürich HB via Barcelona Sants, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 49m.

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The distance between Valencia and Zürich is 1135 km. The road distance is 1380 km.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 15h 49m and costs 210€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Valencia to Zürich, including transfers.

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Valencia to Zürich bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Valencia station.

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Valencia to Zürich train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla station.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Zürich is to fly which takes 5h 1m and costs 70€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 210€ - 350€ and takes 15h 49m, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 19h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Valencia to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 709.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 1m

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Zürich, Switzerland?

Swiss, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines fly from Valencia to Zürich every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Valencia to Zürich via Barcelona Sants, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Lyon Part Dieu, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, Gare de Genève, and Genève in around 15h 49m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Zurich via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Valencia to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Basel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Valencia to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Valencia to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Valencia to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Valencia to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Valencia to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Valencia to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Valencia to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Valencia to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Valencia to Basel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Zurich via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Valencia to Basel via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Valencia to Basel via Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Valencia to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Valencia Airprt to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Valencia - Estacio del Nord to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
22h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Freiburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Valencia to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 days 5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Valencia Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Valencia to Zürich bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Zurich station.

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Valencia to Zürich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Valencia to Zürich is 1380 km. It takes approximately 13h 8m to drive from Valencia to Zürich.

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Swiss, Vueling Airlines, Eurowings and three other airlines offer flights from Valencia Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 528+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Valencia Airport is to line 3 subway which takes 21m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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