There are 9 ways to get from Hildesheim to Switzerland by train, car, bus or plane

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Train via Basel SBB  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Hildesheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$167 - $263

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Bus  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Hildesheim to Zurich N24 / ...

$50 - $84

7 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Hildesheim Hbf to Göttingen Ice
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to Zürich HB Ice

$171 - $278

Drive, train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Hildesheim to Göttingen
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Zürich

$144 - $224

Train, bus  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Hildesheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Zürich Ouibus

$84 - $119

Drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Hildesheim to Zürich 452 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Hannover to Basel  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Basel (BSL) HAJ - BSL

$107 - $353

Fly Hannover to Geneva  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Geneva (GVA) HAJ - GVA

$122 - $323

Train, train to Hamburg, fly to Zurich  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Hildesheim Hbf to Göttingen
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Zurich (ZRH) HAM - ZRH

$134 - $329

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No, there is no direct train from Hildesheim to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Hildesheim Hbf and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 51 min.

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The distance between Hildesheim and Switzerland is 608 km. The road distance is 723.3 km.

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The best way to get from Hildesheim to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 6 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Hildesheim to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Hildesheim to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Hildesheim Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hildesheim to Switzerland is to train which takes 6 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 51 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 49 min.

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There is no direct flight from Hannover Airport to Basel Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Hildesheim to Switzerland train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hildesheim to Switzerland is 723 km. It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to drive from Hildesheim to Switzerland.

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Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, British Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Hannover Airport to Basel Airport.

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Map of how to get from Hildesheim to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 379.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

What companies run services between Hildesheim, Germany and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Hildesheim to Zürich via Basel SBB and Zürich HB in around 6 h 51 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hildesheim to Zürich twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Hannover to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Hannover to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Hannover to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hannover to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Hannover to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Hannover to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Hannover to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Hannover to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hannover to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hildesheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hildesheim Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hildesheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hildesheim to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Zürich
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus

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