There are 10 ways to get from Zürich to Malmö by plane, train, bus, night 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 Zurich to Copenhagen  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Copenhagen (CPH) ZRH - CPH

$93 - $303

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Fly Zurich to Malmo  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Malmo (MMX) ZRH - MMX

$73 - $281

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Train to Basel, fly to Copenhagen  •  5 h 46 min

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

$109 - $318

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Copenhagen  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Böblingen
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Copenhagen (CPH) STR - CPH

$137 - $344

Train  •  16 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  5. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029

$257 - $405

Bus FlixBus  •  23 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station X06 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Copenhagen N05

$80 - $143

Bus Eurolines CH  •  27 h 32 min

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

$99 - $132

Night train  •  25 h 12 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Berlin Hbf Nj
  2. Take the night train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Malmö centralstation Berlin Night Express

$238 - $357

Drive, train  •  14 h 25 min

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

$252 - $391

Drive  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Malmö 873.5 miles

$190 - $290

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Malmö. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Malmö via Munich, Munich central bus station and Copenhagen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Malmö station. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Malmö Centralstation via Basel SBB, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Hamburg Hbf and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 4 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Malmö is 966 km. The road distance is 1397.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Malmö without a car is to train which takes 16 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Zürich to Malmö, including transfers.

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

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Zürich to Malmö train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Malmö is to fly which takes 4 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 4 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 23 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Zürich to Malmö bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Copenhagen station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Malmö.
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  • Distance: 603.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss and five other airlines fly from Zürich to Malmö hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Malmö via Basel SBB, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Hamburg Hbf, and København H in around 16 h 4 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Malmo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Zurich to Malmo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Zurich to Malmo via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Zurich to Malmo via Krakow
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Copenhagen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Böblingen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Malmö centralstation
Ave. Duration
12 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
Snälltåget
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 Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Świebodzin
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Book at
eurolines.ch
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Zürich to Malmö train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Malmö Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Malmö is 1398 km. It takes approximately 12 h 51 min to drive from Zürich to Malmö.

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easyJet, Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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

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There are 135+ hotels available in Malmö. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs .

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