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

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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Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Zurich  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Zurich (ZRH) SVO - ZRH

$118 - $348

Cheapest option

Bus  •  47 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Munich
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich X06 / ...

$60 - $349

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Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Geneva (GVA) SVO - GVA

$120 - $492

Fly Moscow Domodedovo to Zurich  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Zurich (ZRH) DME - ZRH

$128 - $338

Fly Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Geneva (GVA) DME - GVA

$120 - $402

Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  8 h 5 min

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

$118 - $265

Fly Moscow Vnukovo to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  8 h 43 min

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

$129 - $364

Train  •  38 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Karlsruhe Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$365 - $487

Train, bus  •  41 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Minsk Mazowiecki D
  2. Take the train from Minsk Mazowiecki to Warszawa Zachodnia Km / ...
  3. Take the bus from Warsaw to Zürich

$115 - $171

Train via Innsbruck Hbf  •  42 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Innsbruck Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB Rj / ...

$344 - $462

Drive  •  26 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Zürich 1611.1 miles

$330 - $490

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Switzerland is to train and bus which costs RUB 7500 - RUB 12000 and takes 41 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Switzerland is to fly which costs RUB 7500 - RUB 24000 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Moscow to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Moskva Belorusskaja and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Karlsruhe Hbf, Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 27 min.

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The distance between Moscow and Switzerland is 2251 km. The road distance is 2577.8 km.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 38 h 27 min and costs RUB 24000 - RUB 33000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Moscow to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Moscow to Switzerland train services, operated by Russian Railways, depart from Moskva Belorusskaja station.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Switzerland is to fly which takes 6 h 34 min and costs RUB 7500 - RUB 24000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 24000 - RUB 33000 and takes 38 h 27 min, you could also bus, which costs RUB 4000 - RUB 24000 and takes 47 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Moscow to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 1406.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Switzerland?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, LOT and seven other airlines fly from Moscow to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Moscow to Zürich via Karlsruhe Hbf, Basel SBB, and Zürich HB in around 38 h 27 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Milan Malpensa via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Zurich via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Zurich via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Zurich via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $2,800
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Irakleion
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Zurich via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Zurich via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Minsk
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Milan Malpensa via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Train operators
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$280 - $350
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$280 - $350
Website
pass.rzd.ru
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $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
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Minsk Mazowiecki to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
Koleje Mazowieskie
Phone
22 364 44 44
Website
mazowieckie.com.pl
Train from Mińsk Mazowiecki to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
mazowieckie.com.pl
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Warsaw to Zürich
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Book at
eurolines.ch
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
24 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Mr Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Website
mrtrans.ru
Bus from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Munich
Ave. Duration
40 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Schedules at
mrtrans.ru
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Munich, ZOB to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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