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There are 8 ways to get from Dublin to Zürich by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, 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.

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Fly to Zurich  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Zurich (ZRH) DUB - ZRH

$86 - $265

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Fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 9 min

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

$93 - $380

Car ferry, train  •  16 h 47 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv

$376 - $657

Car ferry, train via Strasbourg  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  4. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Strasbourg Tgv
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  6. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$407 - $742

Car ferry, train via Mulhouse Ville  •  18 h 46 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  4. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  5. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB 3-Y / ...

$398 - $722

Car ferry, train #2  •  32 h 1 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare Ic
  3. Take the train from Gare de Paris-Est to Gare de Mulhouse
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$200 - $324

Bus and ferry, bus  •  32 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Zurich 299

$125 - $240

Car ferry, drive  •  18 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Dover
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  4. Drive from Calais to Zürich

$237 - $357

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Zürich is to fly which costs 70€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Zürich is to fly which costs 70€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Zurich via London Victoria, Lille and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 17 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Zürich is 1238 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Zürich without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 16 h 47 min and costs 320€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Dublin to Zürich, including transfers.

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Dublin to Zürich bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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

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Dublin to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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Zürich is 1 h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 8:27 AM in Dublin and 9:27 AM in Zürich.

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  • Distance: 774 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Zürich, Switzerland?

Swiss, Aer Lingus and four other airlines fly from Dublin to Zürich hourly.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Zurich via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Dublin to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $34
1st Class
$48 - $53
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Gare de Paris-Est to Gare de Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $95
1st Class
$95 - $150
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$65 - $75
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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Aer Lingus, Swiss, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Zurich Airport.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 17 min and costs 5€.

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