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There are 7 ways to get from Málaga to Switzerland by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Geneva  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Geneva (GVA) AGP - GVA

$55 - $277

6 alternative options

Fly to Basel  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Basel (BSL) AGP - BSL

$70 - $317

Fly to Zurich  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Zurich (ZRH) AGP - ZRH

$78 - $312

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  6 h 37 min

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

$82 - $290

Train  •  18 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$340 - $517

Bus  •  34 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Zurich

$152 - $204

Drive  •  19 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Málaga to Zürich 1249.3 miles

$260 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Switzerland is to fly which costs 45€ - 250€ and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Málaga to Switzerland is to fly which costs 45€ - 250€ and takes 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Málaga to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Malaga and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Genève and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 17 min.

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The distance between Málaga and Switzerland is 1532 km. The road distance is 1998.9 km.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 18 h 17 min and costs 290€ - 450€.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Málaga to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Málaga to Switzerland train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Malaga station.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Switzerland is to fly which takes 5 h and costs 45€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 290€ - 450€ and takes 18 h 17 min, you could also bus, which costs 130€ - 180€ and takes 34 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Málaga 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 Málaga to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 957.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Málaga, Spain and Switzerland?

easyJet, Swiss and eight other airlines fly from Málaga to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Málaga to Zürich via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Genève, and Zürich HB in around 18 h 17 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Basel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Malaga to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Malaga to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Milan Malpensa via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malaga to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Malaga to Geneva via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Malaga to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Malaga to Basel via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Malaga to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from Malaga to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Malaga to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Milan Malpensa via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Malaga to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Malaga to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Malaga to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Malaga to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Malaga to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Malaga to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Malaga to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Malaga to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malaga to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Malaga to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $5,500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Malaga to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Malaga to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Malaga to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Malaga to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Malaga to Zurich via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Malaga to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Malaga to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Malaga to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
$20 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Malaga to Zurich
Ave. Duration
34 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Málaga to Switzerland is 1999 km. It takes approximately 19 h 19 min to drive from Málaga to Switzerland.

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Vueling Airlines, Lufthansa, Alitalia and five other airlines offer flights from Malaga Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 640+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Malaga Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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