There are 11 ways to get from Groningen to Switzerland by train, plane, 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.

Recommended option

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Basel  •  5 h 42 min

  1. AMS - BSL

$70 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 52 min

  1. 217
  2. 207 / ...

$61 - $110

9 alternative options

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Geneva  •  5 h 58 min

  1. AMS - GVA

$75 - $250

Fly Groningen to Zurich  •  8 h 4 min

  1. GRQ - ZRH

$124 - $454

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 4 min

  1. AMS - ZRH

$83 - $325

Fly Groningen to Basel  •  8 h 57 min

  1. GRQ - BSL

$106 - $559

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Zurich  •  8 h 49 min

  1. DUS - ZRH

$103 - $247

Train  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Ice
  2. 3 / ...

$185 - $313

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Rb
  2. Ec

$199 - $313

Train, bus  •  17 h 59 min

  1. Intercity

$94 - $134

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. 556.5 miles

$130 - $200

What companies run services between Groningen, Netherlands and Switzerland?

LOT, Swiss and four other airlines fly from Groningen to Zürich every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Groningen to Zürich via Zwolle, Arnhem, Arnhem Centraal, Basel SBB, and Zürich HB in around 10 h 43 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Groningen to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Groningen to Zurich via Copenhagen, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Groningen to Zurich via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Groningen to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Groningen to Basel via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Groningen to Basel via Munich, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Groningen to Basel via Copenhagen, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Groningen to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Groningen to Zurich via Copenhagen, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Groningen to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Groningen to Zurich via Copenhagen, Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Groningen to Basel via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Groningen to Zurich via Munich, Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Groningen to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Groningen to Basel via Copenhagen, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Groningen to Basel via Copenhagen, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Groningen to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Groningen to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Arnhem
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Enschede
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Enschede to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Abellio Rail NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.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
Blauwnet
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Enschede
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
blauwnet.nl
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Groningen, Haren to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Groningen and Switzerland is 724 km. The road distance is 890 km.

The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Switzerland is to bus which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 17 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Groningen to Switzerland is to train and fly which takes 5 h 42 min and costs 55€ - 210€.

No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Zwolle, Arnhem Centraal, Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Groningen to Switzerland, including transfers.