There are 9 ways to get from Gothenburg to Switzerland by plane, ferry, train, car ferry, bus, night train 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 54 min

  1. GOT - ZRH

$89 - $279

Cheapest option

Fly to Geneva  •  5 h 3 min

  1. GOT - GVA

$86 - $204

7 alternative options

Fly to Basel  •  5 h 52 min

  1. GOT - BSL

$101 - $314

Fly to Friedrichshafen, ferry  •  8 h 40 min

  1. GOT - FDH

$127 - $404

Train  •  17 h 29 min

  1. 029
  2. Ec
  3. Ice

$301 - $485

Car ferry, train  •  24 h 21 min

  1. Ice

$279 - $406

Bus  •  24 h 56 min

  1. 173
  2. 024 / ...

$93 - $163

Bus, night train, train  •  25 h 5 min

  1. Ic
  2. 3 / ...

$236 - $365

Drive  •  15 h 38 min

  1. 1045.4 miles

$230 - $350

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Switzerland?

Swiss, Scandinavian Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Gothenburg to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gothenburg to Zürich via Malmö Central, Koebenhavn H, Hamburg Hbf, and Zürich HB in around 17 h 29 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
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 to Friday
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
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 20 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
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 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
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Friedrichshafen via Skopje
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Central to Malmö Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$29 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$45 - $65
2nd Class Refundable
$45 - $70
1st Class Refundable
$65 - $95
Train from Malmö Central to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
www.sj.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
dsb.dk
Night train from CPH Lufthavn to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
dsb.dk
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $310
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Book at
buchung.urlaubs-express.de
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
Swebus
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
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
$61
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$61
Small Car
$61

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gothenburg and Switzerland is 1239 km. The road distance is 1673 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Central and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Malmö Central, Koebenhavn H, Hamburg Hbf and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 29 min.

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