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There are 13 ways to get from Norway to Switzerland by plane, train, bus, ferry or car

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Fly Kristiansand to Basel  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Kristiansand (KRS) to Basel (BSL) KRS - BSL

$223 - $798

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Train to Gothenburg, fly to Zurich  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Fredrikstad to Göteborg Centralstation
  2. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Zurich (ZRH) GOT - ZRH

$84 - $279

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Train to Oslo, fly to Geneva  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Geneva (GVA) OSL - GVA

$93 - $256

Train to Oslo, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Zurich (ZRH) OSL - ZRH

$121 - $341

Fly Kristiansand to Geneva  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Kristiansand (KRS) to Geneva (GVA) KRS - GVA

$101 - $476

Fly Stavanger to Zurich  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Stavanger (SVG) to Zurich (ZRH) SVG - ZRH

$164 - $433

Train to Oslo, fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) OSL - MXP
  3. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$110 - $309

Train  •  22 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation 105
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  3. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Zürich HB Ice / ...

$290 - $458

Bus FlixBus  •  29 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Gothenburg 613 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port 173
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg to Zurich 024 / ...

$105 - $192

Ferry, train  •  31 h 27 min

  1. Take the ferry from Oslo Hjortneskaien to Kiel Norwegen-Kai Oslo-Kiel
  2. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Zürich HB Ice

Bus Sindbad  •  36 h 49 min

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

$121 - $167

Drive, train  •  19 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Oslo to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  4. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Zürich

$358 - $546

Drive  •  18 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Oslo to Zürich 1226.6 miles

$320 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Norway to Switzerland is to train and fly which costs kr 750 - kr 2200 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Norway to Switzerland is to train and fly which costs kr 950 - kr 2900 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Norway to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Oslo S and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Göteborg Centralstation, København H, Hamburg Hbf and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 29 min.

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The distance between Norway and Switzerland is 1525 km. The road distance is 1962.5 km.

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The best way to get from Norway to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 22 h 29 min and costs kr 2300 - kr 3800.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Norway to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Norway to Switzerland train services, operated by Nsb, depart from Oslo S station.

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The best way to get from Norway to Switzerland is to fly which takes 6 h 23 min and costs kr 1800 - kr 7000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs kr 2300 - kr 3800 and takes 22 h 29 min, you could also bus, which costs kr 850 - kr 1600 and takes 29 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kristiansand Airport to Basel Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Norway to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 952.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

What companies run services between Norway and Switzerland?

KLM, Scandinavian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Kristiansand to Basel hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Oslo to Zürich via Göteborg Centralstation, København H, Hamburg Hbf, and Zürich HB in around 22 h 29 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Kristiansand to Basel via Oslo, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Kristiansand to Basel via Oslo, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Oslo to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Oslo to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Oslo to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Oslo to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Oslo to Zurich via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kristiansand to Geneva via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kristiansand to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Kristiansand to Geneva via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Stavanger to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Stavanger to Zurich via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Stavanger to Zurich via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Kristiansand to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Kristiansand to Basel via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oslo to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Oslo to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Kristiansand to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Stavanger to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Kristiansand to Basel via Oslo, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Kristiansand to Basel via Oslo, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Oslo to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Oslo to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Oslo to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Oslo to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Stavanger to Zurich via Copenhagen, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Oslo to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Oslo to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Kristiansand to Basel via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oslo to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oslo to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Kristiansand to Geneva via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Oslo to Zurich via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Train operators
Flytoget AS
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
flytoget.no
Nsb
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Fredrikstad to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Nsb
Train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Nsb
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Kiel Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
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
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 Oslo to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
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
Ferry operators
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Oslo Hjortneskaien to Kiel Norwegen-Kai
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
colorline.no

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Yes, the driving distance between Norway to Switzerland is 1963 km. It takes approximately 18 h 43 min to drive from Norway to Switzerland.

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Air France, Scandinavian Airlines, Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Kristiansand Airport to Basel Airport.

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The best way to get from Norway to Kristiansand Airport is to line 35 bus which takes 26 min and costs .

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