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There are 11 ways to get from Moscow to Switzerland by plane, bus, night train, 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 Geneva  •  6 h 48 min

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

$119 - $491

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Bus Autokar Polska  •  47 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Moscow Novoyasenevskaya to Grodno
  2. Take the bus from Grodno to Bialystok
  3. Take the bus from Bialystok to Zurich

$97 - $154

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Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Zurich  •  6 h 45 min

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

$117 - $346

Fly Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva  •  7 h 4 min

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

$119 - $401

Fly Moscow Domodedovo to Zurich  •  7 h 1 min

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

$127 - $336

Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) SVO - MXP

$120 - $286

Fly Moscow Vnukovo to Milan Malpensa  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) VKO - MXP

$132 - $378

Bus Mr Trans  •  47 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Munich
  2. Take the bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB 1-Y / ...

$429 - $496

Night train, train via Berlin Ostbahnhof  •  31 h 21 min

  1. Take the night train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Berlin Ostbahnhof En
  2. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Basel SBB Ice
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$331 - $492

Night train, train  •  41 h 6 min

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

$219 - $346

Drive  •  26 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Zürich 1611.1 miles

$330 - $490

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The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Switzerland is to bus which costs RUB 6000 - RUB 10000 and takes 47 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Switzerland is to fly which costs RUB 7500 - RUB 23000 and takes 6 h 45 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 Berlin Ostbahnhof, Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 21 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 bus which takes 47 h 6 min and costs RUB 28000 - RUB 33000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 48 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 48 min and costs RUB 7500 - RUB 33000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 28000 - RUB 33000 and takes 47 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 45 min.

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Switzerland is 2 h behind Moscow. It is currently 4:32 PM in Moscow and 2:32 PM in Switzerland.

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  • Distance: 1406.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 48 min

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Switzerland?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Air Baltic and four other airlines fly from Moscow to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Moscow to Zürich via Rechnoy Vokzal, Rechnoy Vokzal, Moscow Sheremetyevo, München ZOB, Zürich, Sihlquai/HB, and Zürich HB in around 47 h 6 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Milan Malpensa via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Zurich via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Zurich via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Zurich via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Zurich via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Milan Malpensa via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Minsk
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Zurich via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $2,800
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Milan Malpensa via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
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
Train operators
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Night train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
21 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Night train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$160 - $240
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 Berlin Ostbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $270
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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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
$288
Schedules at
mrtrans.ru
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 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurotrans
Website
eurotrans.by
Bus from Moscow Novoyasenevskaya to Grodno
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
eurotrans.by
Bus Grodno
Website
avgrodno.by
Bus from Grodno to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
avgrodno.by
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Grodno to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Bialystok to Zurich
Ave. Duration
27 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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Moscow to Switzerland train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Moscow to Switzerland is 2578 km. It takes approximately 26 h 49 min to drive from Moscow to Switzerland.

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Air Baltic, Finnair, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 695+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is to Aeroexpress which takes 35 min and costs RUB 420.

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