There are 7 ways to get from Malmö to Zürich by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Zurich  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Zurich (ZRH) CPH - ZRH

$93 - $304

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Bus FlixBus  •  21 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Hamburg X73 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Zurich 024 / ...

$71 - $129

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Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Basel (BSL) CPH - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$105 - $318

Train  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to København H 029
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Zürich HB Ice / ...

$248 - $400

Bus Eurolines CH  •  27 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Malmö to Świebodzin
  2. Take the bus from Świebodzin to Zürich

$98 - $134

Drive, train  •  13 h 1 min

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

$261 - $390

Drive  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Malmö to Zürich 873.4 miles

$190 - $290

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No, there is no direct bus from Malmö station to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Malmö Centralstation and arriving at Zurich via Copenhagen and Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Malmö station to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Malmö Centralstation and arriving at Zürich HB via København H and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 59 min.

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The distance between Malmö and Zürich is 966 km. The road distance is 1397.5 km.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 14 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Malmö to Zürich, including transfers.

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Malmö to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen station.

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Malmö to Zürich train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Malmö Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Zürich is to fly which takes 4 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 14 h 59 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 21 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Malmö to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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Map of how to get from Malmö to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 603.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

What companies run services between Malmö, Sweden and Zürich, Switzerland?

Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss and six other airlines fly from Malmö to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Malmö to Zürich via København H and Hamburg Hbf in around 14 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train 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. 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
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
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 Hamburg Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$190 - $310
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
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 Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sindbad
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Świebodzin to Zürich
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Malmö to Zürich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Malmö to Zürich is 1397 km. It takes approximately 12 h 56 min to drive from Malmö to Zürich.

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easyJet, Austrian Airlines, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 501+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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