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There are 7 ways to get from Switzerland to Saudi Arabia by plane, 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 Geneva to Jeddah

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Jeddah (JED)

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Fly Geneva to Medina

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Medina (MED)

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Jeddah

  1. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Jeddah (JED)

Fly Geneva to Riyadh

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Riyadh (RUH)

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Medina

  1. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Medina (MED)

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Tabuk

  1. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Tabuk (TUU)

Drive

  1. Drive from Zürich to Riyadh

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Saudi Arabia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Saudi Arabia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Saudi Arabia.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Saudi Arabia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Saudi Arabia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Saudi Arabia from June 21.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Limited international flights leaving Switzerland began to resume from June 8.

Last updated: November 30 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Saudi Arabia is to train and fly which costs SFr 220 - SFr 290 and takes 11h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Saudi Arabia is to fly which costs SFr 250 - SFr 650 and takes 8h.

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The distance between Switzerland and Saudi Arabia is 3812 km. The road distance is 5270.5 km.

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It takes approximately 8h to get from Switzerland to Saudi Arabia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Jeddah Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 10m.

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Saudi Arabia is 2h ahead of Switzerland. It is currently 5:53 AM in Switzerland and 7:53 AM in Saudi Arabia.

Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Saudi Arabia is 5270 km. It takes approximately 2 days 5h to drive from Switzerland to Saudi Arabia.

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Egyptair, Aegean Airlines, Royal Jordanian and four other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Jeddah Airport.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Geneva Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 40.

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to Saudi Arabia.
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  • Distance: 3812.5 km
  • Duration: 8h

What companies run services between Switzerland and Saudi Arabia?

Saudia, Egyptair and nine other airlines fly from Geneva to Jeddah every 4 hours.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Geneva to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 4700﷼
Flights from Geneva to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
1900﷼ - 4700﷼
Flights from Geneva to Medina via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 2700﷼
Flights from Geneva to Medina via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
11h 32m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 2500﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from Geneva to Riyadh
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2200﷼
Flights from Geneva to Riyadh via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Medina via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
950﷼ - 2000﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Medina via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 2100﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Medina via Cairo
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
950﷼ - 2200﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tabuk via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
12h 43m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
950﷼ - 1900﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tabuk via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 2000﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tabuk via Sharm el-Sheikh, Jeddah
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
850﷼ - 1400﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tabuk via Cairo, Medina
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
900﷼ - 2100﷼
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Geneva to Jeddah via Cairo
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2500﷼
Flights from Geneva to Medina via Cairo
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 2800﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Jeddah via Cairo
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 2200﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Medina via Cairo
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950﷼ - 1700﷼
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Jeddah via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
850﷼ - 2600﷼
Flights from Geneva to Medina via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
950﷼ - 2900﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Jeddah via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1700﷼ - 5000﷼
Flights from Geneva to Riyadh via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
850﷼ - 2600﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Medina via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
700﷼ - 2200﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Medina via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
700﷼ - 2200﷼
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Geneva to Jeddah via Athens
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
650﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Jeddah via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
500﷼ - 1800﷼
Flights from Geneva to Riyadh via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
650﷼ - 2400﷼
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Jeddah via Amman
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 2200﷼
Flights from Geneva to Medina via Amman
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from Geneva to Riyadh via Amman
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 2200﷼
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Jeddah via Doha
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2600﷼ - 8000﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Jeddah via Doha
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2300﷼ - 3400﷼
Flights from Geneva to Riyadh via Doha
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 3100﷼
Nile Air
Website
nileair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tabuk via Cairo
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
800﷼ - 1500﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Tabuk via Frankfurt, Cairo
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
750﷼ - 2700﷼
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Geneva to Jeddah via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
650﷼ - 1900﷼
Flights from Geneva to Medina via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
700﷼ - 2000﷼
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Geneva to Medina via Tunis
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 2500﷼
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Medina via Tunis
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 2000﷼
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Geneva to Riyadh via Dubai
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 3600﷼
Air Cairo
Website
flyaircairo.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Jeddah via Cairo
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 2500﷼
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Riyadh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 3200﷼
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Riyadh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 3400﷼
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100﷼ - 180﷼
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21﷼ - 26﷼
Website
Trenord

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