There are 10 ways to get from Bielefeld to Switzerland by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Köln Hbf  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$164 - $271

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Bielefeld to Würzburg
  2. Take the bus from Würzburg to Zurich 024 / ...

$55 - $90

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Train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Zürich HB Ice / ...

$171 - $263

Bus Eurolines FR  •  27 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Bielefeld to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Zurich

$119 - $200

Drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Bielefeld to Zürich 449.6 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Paderborn, fly to Basel  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
  2. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Basel (BSL) PAD - BSL

$186 - $661

Train to Paderborn, fly to Zurich  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
  2. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Zurich (ZRH) PAD - ZRH

$154 - $826

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Zurich (ZRH) CGN - ZRH

$105 - $268

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Zurich (ZRH) DUS - ZRH

$90 - $215

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL

$151 - $395

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bielefeld to Switzerland is to bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 10 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bielefeld to Switzerland is to train and fly which takes 5 h 4 min and costs 130€ - 350€.

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The distance between Bielefeld and Switzerland is 580 km. The road distance is 719 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from Bielefeld to Switzerland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Bielefeld to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Bielefeld Hbf and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Köln Hbf, Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Bielefeld, Germany and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bielefeld to Zürich via Köln Hbf, Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, and Zürich HB in around 7 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bielefeld to Zürich via Würzburg, Zurich, and Zürich HB in around 10 h 46 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paderborn to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Paderborn to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Paderborn to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Paderborn to Basel via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Paderborn to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Paderborn to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Paderborn to Zurich via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Paderborn to Zurich via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Paderborn to Zurich via Frankfurt, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Paderborn to Zurich via Frankfurt, Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Paderborn to Zurich via Frankfurt, Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paderborn to Basel via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Koln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Bielefeld to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
bozur.net
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Würzburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bielefeld to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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