There are 10 ways to get from Hamburg to Switzerland by plane, bus, 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.

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Fly to Basel  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Basel (BSL) HAM - BSL

$46 - $239

Cheapest option

Fly to Geneva  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Geneva (GVA) HAM - GVA

$39 - $166

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Fly to Zurich  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Zurich (ZRH) HAM - ZRH

$54 - $214

Fly to Berne  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Berne (BRN) HAM - BRN

$142 - $869

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  5 h 49 min

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

$54 - $152

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Stuttgart (STR) HAM - STR
  2. Take the train from Böblingen to Schaffhausen

$91 - $292

Train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Zürich HB Ice

$208 - $319

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Zurich 024 / ...

$61 - $102

Bus Eurolines DE  •  16 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB to Frankfurt Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Zurich Ouibus

$71 - $104

Drive  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Zürich 561.3 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Switzerland is to fly which costs 30€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Switzerland is to fly which costs 35€ - 210€ and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Switzerland is 764 km. The road distance is 898.1 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Hamburg to Switzerland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Switzerland?

easyJet, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Hamburg to Basel hourly. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Hamburg to Zürich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $200 - $310 and the journey takes 7 h 36 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Hamburg to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Böblingen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $310
Website
bahn.de
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
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg ZOB to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus

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