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There are 12 ways to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland by plane, ferry, train, car, car train, car ferry, bus or night train

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Fly to Zurich  •  5h

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

SFr 89 - SFr 279

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Bus  •  25h 20m

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

SFr 86 - SFr 145

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Fly to Geneva  •  5h 12m

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

SFr 87 - SFr 205

Fly to Basel  •  6h 13m

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

SFr 96 - SFr 314

Fly to Lugano  •  8h 56m

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

SFr 128 - SFr 507

Fly to Friedrichshafen, ferry  •  10h 20m

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

SFr 130 - SFr 393

Train via Lund  •  17h 44m

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Lund Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Lund Centralstation to Nørreport
  3. Take the train from Noerreport to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ice / ...

SFr 252 - SFr 399

Train  •  18h

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Hamburg Hbf Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ice / ...

SFr 243 - SFr 389

Drive, car train  •  21h 14m

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Hamburg-Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg-Altona to Lörrach
  3. Drive from Lörrach to Zürich

SFr 230 - SFr 314

Car ferry, train  •  24h 41m

  1. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
  2. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ice

SFr 250 - SFr 342

Bus, train, night train  •  23h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg to Rødby
  2. Take the train from Rødby Færge to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb Nj

SFr 144 - SFr 208

Drive  •  15h 27m

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Zürich 1028.3 miles

SFr 230 - SFr 340

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The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland is to fly which costs 750 kr - 1900 kr and takes 5h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland is to fly which costs 800 kr - 2600 kr and takes 5h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Gothenburg and arriving at Zürich, Sprecherstrasse via Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB and Zürich, Bahnhofplatz/HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 20m.

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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 Lund Centralstation, Noerreport, Hamburg Hbf and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 44m.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Switzerland is 1239 km. The road distance is 1645.3 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland without a car is to train via Lund which takes 17h 44m and costs 2200 kr - 3600 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Gothenburg to Switzerland bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Gothenburg station.

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Gothenburg to Switzerland train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland is to fly which takes 5h and costs 800 kr - 2600 kr. Alternatively, you can train via Lund, which costs 2200 kr - 3600 kr and takes 17h 44m, you could also bus, which costs 750 kr - 1400 kr and takes 25h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 774.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Switzerland?

Swiss, easyJet and seven other airlines fly from Gothenburg to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gothenburg to Zürich via Lund Centralstation, Nørreport, Noerreport, Hamburg Hbf, and Zürich HB in around 17h 44m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 800
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 800
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 440
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 600
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 230 - SFr 850
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 230 - SFr 850
Flights from Gothenburg to Lugano via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 900
Flights from Gothenburg to Lugano via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 850
Flights from Gothenburg to Lugano via Dusseldorf, Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 480
Flights from Gothenburg to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 750
Flights from Gothenburg to Friedrichshafen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 550
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 550
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 600
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 600
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 550
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 550
Flights from Gothenburg to Lugano via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 600
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 600
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 600
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 700
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 850
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 290 - SFr 950
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 400 - SFr 1200
Flights from Gothenburg to Lugano via Vienna, Zurich
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 370
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 280
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 850
Flights from Gothenburg to Friedrichshafen via London Heathrow, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Friedrichshafen via Skopje
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 340
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 55
Website
https://www.sj.se/
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
SFr 16 - SFr 35
2nd Class Refundable
SFr 34 - SFr 38
1st Class Non-Rebookable
SFr 27 - SFr 45
1st Class Refundable
SFr 40 - SFr 55
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 60
Website
https://www.sj.se/
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
SFr 20 - SFr 40
2nd Class Refundable
SFr 39 - SFr 44
1st Class Non-Rebookable
SFr 30 - SFr 50
1st Class Refundable
SFr 50 - SFr 60
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Lund Centralstation to Nørreport
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 17
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Noerreport to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Koebenhavn H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Rødby Færge to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 250
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kiel Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 280
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg-Altona to Lörrach
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
12h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 120
Website
nightjet.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Gothenburg to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sindbad
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
SFr 14 - SFr 21
Website
BSB Ferries
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 59
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
SFr 59
Small Car
SFr 59

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

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Gothenburg to Switzerland bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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Gothenburg to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Zuerich Hb station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Switzerland is 1645 km. It takes approximately 15h 27m to drive from Gothenburg to Switzerland.

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

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There are 685+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at SFr 95 per night.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Gothenburg Airport is to bus which takes 26m and costs 65 kr - 80 kr.

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