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

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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Train via Troisdorf  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Lingen(Ems) to Duesseldorf Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Siegburg Ice
  3. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Basel Sbb Ice
  4. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb Ice / ...

SFr 135 - SFr 295

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Train, bus  •  14h 29m

  1. Take the train from Lingen(Ems) to Muenster(Westf)Hbf Ic
  2. Take the bus from Münster to Dortmund 017 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Dortmund to Zurich N07

SFr 87 - SFr 118

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Train  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Lingen(Ems) to Singen(Hohentwiel) Ic
  2. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zuerich Hb Ic / ...

SFr 181 - SFr 256

Train, bus via Karlsruhe  •  16h 23m

  1. Take the train from Lingen(Ems) to Duisburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg Mercatorstrasse to Karlsruhe Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Zürich

SFr 124 - SFr 184

Drive  •  6h 48m

  1. Drive from Lingen to Zürich 766.7 km

SFr 100 - SFr 150

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Basel  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from Lingen(Ems) to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Basel (BSL) DUS - BSL

SFr 113 - SFr 350

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Zurich  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Lingen(Ems) to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Zurich (ZRH) DUS - ZRH

SFr 111 - SFr 305

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Friedrichshafen, line 203 ferry  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Lingen(Ems) to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) DUS - FDH
  3. Take the line 203 ferry from Friedrichshafen Haf9 to Romanshorn Autoquai

Train to Hannover, fly to Zurich  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Lingen(Ems) to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Zurich (ZRH) HAJ - ZRH

SFr 143 - SFr 419

Train, train to Bremen, fly to Zurich  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Lingen(Ems) to Osnabrueck Hbf
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  3. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Zurich (ZRH) BRE - ZRH

SFr 184 - SFr 470

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Basel  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the train from Rheine to Hengelo
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Basel (BSL) AMS - BSL

SFr 101 - SFr 341

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The cheapest way to get from Lingen to Switzerland is to train and bus which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 14h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Lingen to Switzerland is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 320€ and takes 6h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lingen to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Lingen(Ems) and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Dusseldorf Hbf, Siegburg/Bonn, Basel Sbb and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 1m.

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The distance between Lingen and Switzerland is 640 km. The road distance is 766.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lingen to Switzerland without a car is to train via Troisdorf which takes 9h 1m and costs 120€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 9h 1m to get from Lingen to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Lingen to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Lingen(Ems) station.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Lingen to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Zuerich Hb station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lingen to Switzerland is 767 km. It takes approximately 6h 48m to drive from Lingen to Switzerland.

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  • Distance: 639.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 1m

What companies run services between Lingen, Germany and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Lingen to Zürich via Dusseldorf Hbf, Siegburg/Bonn, Basel Sbb, and Zürich HB in around 9h 1m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 220 - SFr 950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 220 - SFr 950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 550
Flights from Hannover to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 600
Flights from Hannover to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 650
Flights from Hannover to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 750
Flights from Bremen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 360
Flights from Bremen to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 230 - SFr 850
Flights from Bremen to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 230 - SFr 850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 320
Flights from Hannover to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 600
Flights from Bremen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 600
Flights from Hannover to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lingen(Ems) to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lingen(Ems) to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 190
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lingen(Ems) to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lingen(Ems) to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lingen(Ems) to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lingen(Ems) to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rheine to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Siegburg
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 30
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 28
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 12 - SFr 17
1st Class
SFr 20 - SFr 28
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 100
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 60
1st Class
SFr 70 - SFr 100
Train from Rheine to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 25
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 15
1st Class
SFr 18 - SFr 25
Train from Hengelo to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 50
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 22 - SFr 29
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 50
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Singen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 33 - SFr 38
1st Class
SFr 27 - SFr 32
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Rheine to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 5
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Münster to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dortmund to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Münster to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Website
Blablabus
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Duisburg Mercatorstrasse to Karlsruhe Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Website
Karat-S
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Karlsruhe to Zürich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 22
Website
Marino Autolinee
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Karlsruhe to Zürich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Ferry from Friedrichshafen Haf9 to Romanshorn Autoquai
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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