There are 11 ways to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland by plane, ferry, train, car ferry, bus or car

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Fly Gothenburg to Zurich  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Zurich (ZRH) GOT - ZRH

$89 - $280

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Fly Gothenburg to Geneva  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Geneva (GVA) GOT - GVA

$87 - $204

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Fly Gothenburg to Basel  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Basel (BSL) GOT - BSL

$101 - $314

Fly Gothenburg to Friedrichshafen, ferry  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) GOT - FDH
  2. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai

$133 - $495

Train to Copenhagen, fly to Zurich  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Zurich (ZRH) CPH - ZRH

$118 - $362

Train  •  18 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB Ice
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$279 - $475

Car ferry, train  •  24 h 28 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
  2. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Zürich HB Ice

$287 - $415

Bus FlixBus  •  24 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Hamburg 173
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Zurich 024 / ...

$93 - $164

Bus Sindbad  •  31 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg to Świebodzin
  2. Take the bus from Świebodzin to Zürich

$116 - $154

Drive, train  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Lüneburg
  2. Take the train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Zürich

$299 - $447

Drive  •  15 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Zürich 1045.4 miles

$230 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland is to fly which costs 750 kr - 2500 kr and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland is to fly which costs 750 kr - 2500 kr and takes 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg station to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Centralstation and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via København H, Hamburg Hbf, Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 5 min.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Switzerland is 1239 km. The road distance is 1672.6 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 18 h 5 min and costs 2400 kr - 4200 kr.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Gothenburg to Switzerland train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland is to fly which takes 4 h 54 min and costs 750 kr - 2500 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2400 kr - 4200 kr and takes 18 h 5 min, you could also bus, which costs 800 kr - 1500 kr and takes 24 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Gothenburg Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 774.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Switzerland?

Swiss, Scandinavian Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Gothenburg to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gothenburg to Zürich via København H, Hamburg Hbf, Basel SBB, and Zürich HB in around 18 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Gothenburg to Friedrichshafen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
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
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $75
1st Class Refundable
$70 - $100
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $75
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $75
1st Class Refundable
$75 - $110
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$220 - $340
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
bahn.de
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
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Gothenburg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sindbad
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Świebodzin to Zürich
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
bsb.de
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$59
Small Car
$59

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Switzerland is 1673 km. It takes approximately 15 h 38 min to drive from Gothenburg to Switzerland.

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easyJet, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and four other airlines offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 653+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Gothenburg Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 65 kr - 80 kr.

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