There are 8 ways to get from Stockholm to Zürich by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Stockholm to Zurich  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Zurich (ZRH) ARN - ZRH

$103 - $253

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Fly Stockholm Bromma to Zurich  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Zurich (ZRH) BMA - ZRH

$178 - $419

Fly Stockholm to Basel, train  •  6 h 49 min

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

$155 - $407

Fly Stockholm to Friedrichshafen, train  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) ARN - FDH
  2. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
  3. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB

$190 - $667

Train  •  19 h 24 min

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

$167 - $410

Bus  •  29 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm to Hanover 073
  2. Take the bus from Hanover to Zurich 024 / ...

$112 - $184

Drive, train  •  19 h 14 min

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

$348 - $516

Drive  •  19 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Zürich 1258.9 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Zürich is to fly which costs 900 kr - 2300 kr and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Zürich is to fly which costs 900 kr - 2300 kr and takes 5 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockholm to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Stockholm and arriving at Zurich via Hanover. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stockholm station to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Stockholm Centralstation and arriving at Zürich HB via København H and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 24 min.

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The distance between Stockholm and Zürich is 1469 km. The road distance is 2014.2 km.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 19 h 24 min and costs 1400 kr - 3700 kr.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Stockholm to Zürich, including transfers.

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

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Stockholm to Zürich train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Zürich is to fly which takes 5 h 19 min and costs 900 kr - 2300 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1400 kr - 3700 kr and takes 19 h 24 min, you could also bus, which costs 950 kr - 1700 kr and takes 29 h 50 min.

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  • Distance: 918.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

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

Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss and 10 other airlines fly from Stockholm to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stockholm to Zürich via København H and Hamburg Hbf in around 19 h 24 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Stockholm to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Stockholm to Friedrichshafen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Stockholm to Friedrichshafen via Copenhagen, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Zurich via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Stockholm to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Zurich via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Zurich via Umea, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Zurich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$65 - $210
First
$80 - $350
Train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $80
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$95 - $130
2nd Class Refundable
$95 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $190
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Stockholm to Hanover
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hanover to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockholm to Zürich is 2014 km. It takes approximately 19 h 9 min to drive from Stockholm to Zürich.

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Eurowings, easyJet, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Stockholm Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Stockholm to Zürich bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 504+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Stockholm Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 280 kr.

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