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There are 12 ways to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland by plane, ferry, train, car ferry, bus, night 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 Gothenburg to Geneva  •  5h 3m

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

$85 - $204

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Bus, night bus  •  30h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg Central Bus Station Nils Ericson to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station Stockholm - Bucuresti
  2. Take the night bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai RegioJet

$26 - $32

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Fly Gothenburg to Zurich  •  5h

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

$88 - $279

Fly Gothenburg to Basel  •  6h 17m

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

$100 - $314

Fly Gothenburg to Lugano  •  8h 24m

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Lugano (LUG) GOT - LUG

$126 - $506

Fly Gothenburg to Friedrichshafen, ferry  •  8h 55m

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

$130 - $482

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

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

$127 - $346

Train  •  18h 1m

  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 Zürich HB Ice / ...

$290 - $458

Car ferry, train  •  24h 39m

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

$277 - $404

Bus  •  25h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Hamburg 173
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Zurich 007 / ...

$92 - $161

Drive, train  •  16h 44m

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  4. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Zürich

$292 - $449

Drive  •  15h 38m

  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 bus and night bus which costs 220 kr - 290 kr and takes 30h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland is to fly which costs 750 kr - 2500 kr and takes 5h.

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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 and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 1m.

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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 18h 1m and costs 2600 kr - 4200 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m 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 5h 3m and costs 750 kr - 1900 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2600 kr - 4200 kr and takes 18h 1m, you could also bus, which costs 800 kr - 1500 kr and takes 25h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Gothenburg Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Gothenburg to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, 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: 5h 3m

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Switzerland?

Swiss, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Gothenburg to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gothenburg to Zürich via København H, Hamburg Hbf, and Zürich HB in around 18h 1m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Lugano via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Lugano via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Gothenburg to Lugano via Dusseldorf, Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Gothenburg to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Gothenburg to Friedrichshafen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Gothenburg to Friedrichshafen via Dusseldorf, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Lugano via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Friedrichshafen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$190 - $310
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
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
10h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Göteborg Central Bus Station Nils Ericson to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Comati PSG
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Night bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
regiojet.com
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
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
bsb.de
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
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 15h 38m to drive from Gothenburg to Switzerland.

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Air France, Swiss, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 695+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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

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