There are 8 ways to get from Helsinki to Switzerland by plane, bus, ferry, car ferry 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  •  5 h 51 min

  1. HEL - ZRH

$92 - $250

7 alternative options

Fly to Basel  •  7 h 4 min

  1. HEL - BSL

$119 - $464

Fly to Lugano  •  9 h 16 min

  1. HEL - LUG

$205 - $727

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. HEL - MXP

$102 - $237

Fly to Stuttgart, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. HEL - STR

$93 - $190

Ferry, bus  •  39 h 50 min

  1. 920
  2. Rj

$169 - $294

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. 073
  2. N11 / ...

$279 - $586

Drive  •  32 h 46 min

  1. 1786.5 miles

$400 - $600

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Switzerland?

Finnair, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Helsinki to Zürich hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Lugano via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Helsinki to Lugano via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Helsinki to Lugano via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Helsinki to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Helsinki to Basel via Stockholm, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,700
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Helsinki to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Helsinki to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Helsinki to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Zurich via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Helsinki to Lugano via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Helsinki to Milan Malpensa via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Helsinki to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Stuttgart to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Praha
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Nobless Line
Website
noblessline.cz
Bus from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
noblessline.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague to Zürich - Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stockholm to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$186
Schedules at
vikingline.fi
Passenger
$103
Vehicle
$38
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$236
Vehicle
$242
Cabin
$298
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$377
Schedules at
stpeterline.com
Car
$105
Passenger
$377

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Helsinki and Switzerland is 1841 km. The road distance is 2858 km.

The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Switzerland is to fly and bus which costs 80€ - 170€ and takes 8 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Switzerland is to fly which takes 5 h 51 min and costs 75€ - 220€.

It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Helsinki to Switzerland, including transfers.