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There are 11 ways to get from Hildesheim to Switzerland by train, car, bus or plane

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Train via Basel SBB  •  6h 51m

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

$166 - $262

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Bus  •  11h 6m

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

$50 - $84

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Train  •  7h 26m

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

$171 - $278

Drive, train  •  7h 9m

  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  •  11h 10m

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

$84 - $119

Drive  •  6h 25m

  1. Drive from Hildesheim to Zürich 452 miles

$95 - $140

Train to Hannover, fly to Zurich  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Hildesheim Hbf to Langenhagen Mitte
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Zurich (ZRH) HAJ - ZRH

$87 - $342

Train to Hannover, fly to Basel  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Hildesheim Hbf to Langenhagen Mitte
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Basel (BSL) HAJ - BSL

$79 - $307

Train to Bremen, fly to Zurich  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Zurich (ZRH) BRE - ZRH

$165 - $392

Train to Hannover, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Hildesheim Hbf to Langenhagen Mitte
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Stuttgart (STR) HAJ - STR
  3. Take the train from Böblingen to Schaffhausen

$101 - $284

Train, train to Paderborn, fly to Zurich  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Hildesheim Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf
  3. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Zurich (ZRH) PAD - ZRH

$209 - $904

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The cheapest way to get from Hildesheim to Switzerland is to bus which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 11h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Hildesheim to Switzerland is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 300€ and takes 5h 3m.

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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 6h 51m.

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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 6h 51m and costs 140€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 6h 51m 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 6h 51m and costs 140€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 11h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Hannover Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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 6h 51m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hildesheim to Zürich twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 10h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Hannover to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Hannover to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Bremen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Bremen to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Bremen to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Hannover to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Hannover to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Paderborn to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Paderborn to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hannover to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Bremen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hannover to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Paderborn to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hannover to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
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
5h 27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hildesheim Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hildesheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Böblingen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hildesheim Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hildesheim Hbf to Langenhagen Mitte
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
bahn.de
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
10h 55m
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
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus

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

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Hannover Airport to Zurich Airport.

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