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

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 Thessaloniki to Zurich  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Zurich (ZRH) SKG - ZRH

$93 - $572

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Fly Athens to Geneva  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Geneva (GVA) ATH - GVA

$78 - $275

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Fly Irakleion to Zurich  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Irakleion (HER) to Zurich (ZRH) HER - ZRH

$112 - $571

Fly Athens to Zurich  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Zurich (ZRH) ATH - ZRH

$96 - $310

Fly Athens to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ATH - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$85 - $238

Train, bus and ferry  •  27 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Larissa
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Larissa to Ancona
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Milano Centrale Fb / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB Ec

$210 - $377

Bus Deni Travel  •  35 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Zürich - Sihlquai

$165 - $192

Drive, carferry  •  29 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the carferry from Patras to Ancona
  3. Drive from Ancona to Zürich

$208 - $507

Bus Durmo Tours  •  38 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Zürich

$168 - $237

Bus, car ferry, train  •  43 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Zuerich Hb Ec

$202 - $473

Train, night train  •  45 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Zürich HB En

$182 - $350

Drive  •  23 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Zürich 1472.4 miles

$350 - $550

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Greece to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Thessaloniki, Skopje, Beograd and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 16 min.

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The distance between Greece and Switzerland is 1414 km. The road distance is 2355.9 km.

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The best way to get from Greece to Switzerland without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 27 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Greece to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Greece to Switzerland train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Greece to Switzerland is to fly which takes 5 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 35 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Switzerland is 1 h behind Greece. It is currently 12:03 AM in Greece and 11:03 PM in Switzerland.

Greece to Switzerland train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greece to Switzerland is 2356 km. It takes approximately 23 h 12 min to drive from Greece to Switzerland.

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  • Distance: 883.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Greece and Switzerland?

Swiss, Air Serbia and six other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Zürich every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Zürich via Beograd, Belgrade, Zürich - Sihlquai, and Zürich HB in around 35 h 13 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $2,100
Flights from Athens to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Irakleion to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Irakleion to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Athens to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,800
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Athens to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Athens to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Athens to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zurich via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $2,100
Flights from Athens to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Irakleion to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Irakleion to Zurich via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Athens to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zurich via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Athens to Zurich via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Athens to Zurich via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Irakleion to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Athens to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Irakleion to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Irakleion to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $2,100
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zurich via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Irakleion to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Zurich via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Milan Malpensa via Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Larissa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$19 - $25
First Class
$23 - $35
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$21 - $90
First
$55 - $140
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Larissa to Ancona
Ave. Duration
11 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Deni Travel
Phone
+41 79 416 76 06
Website
denitravel.com
Bus from Belgrade to Zürich - Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
18 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$101
Schedules at
denitravel.com
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Skopje to Zürich
Ave. Duration
24 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$77 - $80
Airplane economy seats
$91 - $94
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $200
Grimaldi Lines
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97 - $98
Aircraft-type seats
$111 - $115
2 bed inside cabin
$292 - $296
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300
Car ferry from Patras to Venezia
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$98 - $99
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $120
2 bed inside cabin
$311 - $314
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320

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