There are 6 ways to get from Copenhagen to Zürich by plane, train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Fly to Zurich  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Zurich (ZRH) CPH - ZRH

$86 - $283

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB N98
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim to Karlsruhe
  3. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Zurich

$80 - $129

4 alternative options

Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 42 min

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

$99 - $296

Train  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Zürich HB Ice

$236 - $375

Bus via Munich, Munich central bus station  •  22 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Munich, Munich central bus station N05
  2. Take the bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB 1-Y

$195 - $297

Drive  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Zürich 853.3 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Zürich is to bus which costs 500 kr - 850 kr and takes 23 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Zürich is to fly which takes 4 h 32 min and costs 550 kr - 1900 kr.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Zürich is 964 km. The road distance is 1365 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Copenhagen to Zürich, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Zürich, Sihlquai/HB via München ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Zürich. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Zürich HB via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 17 min.

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What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Zürich, Switzerland?

Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss and six other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Zürich via Hamburg Hbf in around 13 h 17 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
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
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Mannheim to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Karlsruhe to Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus

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