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There are 9 ways to get from Zürich to Oslo by plane, train, bus, ferry, car or car train

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Fly Zurich to Oslo, train  •  5h 4m

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

kr 661 - kr 2187

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Train to Basel, fly to Oslo, train  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Oslo (OSL) BSL - OSL
  3. Take the train from Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S

kr 1086 - kr 2408

Fly Zurich to Oslo Sandefjord, train  •  9h 36m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Oslo Sandefjord (TRF) ZRH - TRF
  2. Take the train from Torp stasjon to Nationaltheatret stasjon

kr 2581 - kr 3577

Train  •  22h 29m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ic
  3. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
  4. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S 396 / ...

Bus  •  29h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB N33
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Oslo N613

kr 920 - kr 1099

Train, ferry  •  29h 50m

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

Bus via Świebodzin  •  36h 32m

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

kr 999 - kr 1423

Drive, car train  •  22h 33m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg Altona to Oslo

Drive  •  18h 33m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Oslo 1962.7 km

kr 2800 - kr 4200

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Oslo is to fly and train which costs SFr 65 - SFr 230 and takes 5h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Oslo is to fly and train which costs SFr 65 - SFr 230 and takes 5h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Oslo. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Oslo via Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 30m.

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

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The distance between Zürich and Oslo is 1402 km. The road distance is 1962.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Oslo without a car is to train which takes 22h 29m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Zürich to Oslo, including transfers.

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

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Zürich to Oslo train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Oslo is to train which takes 22h 29m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 90 - SFr 120 and takes 29h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Oslo.
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  • Distance: 1402.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Oslo, Norway?

You can take a train from Zürich to Oslo via Hamburg Hbf, Koebenhavn H, København H, and Göteborg Centralstation in around 22h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Oslo via Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB in around 29h 30m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Oslo
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 950 - kr 3900
Flights from Zurich to Oslo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 950 - kr 3900
Flights from Zurich to Oslo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 800 - kr 3600
Flights from Basel to Oslo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
kr 1800 - kr 6000
Flights from Zurich to Oslo Sandefjord via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 900 - kr 3800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Oslo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1000 - kr 4500
Flights from Basel to Oslo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 850 - kr 2600
Flights from Zurich to Oslo Sandefjord via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 3900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Oslo
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 950 - kr 3900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Oslo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1400 - kr 4700
Flights from Zurich to Oslo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 1400 - kr 4700
Flights from Basel to Oslo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
kr 1800 - kr 6000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Oslo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 1300 - kr 4500
Flights from Basel to Oslo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 7500
Flights from Zurich to Oslo Sandefjord via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 3900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Oslo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1300 - kr 5000
Flights from Basel to Oslo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
kr 1400 - kr 6500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Oslo via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 3000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Oslo via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 1000 - kr 4600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Zurich to Oslo Sandefjord via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
kr 1200 - kr 5500
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Zurich to Oslo Sandefjord via Bergen
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 5000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Zurich to Oslo Sandefjord via Alicante
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 2500
Train operators
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
kr 80 - kr 100
Website
vy.no
Train from Torp stasjon to Nationaltheatret stasjon
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 150 - kr 190
Website
vy.no
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
kr 320 - kr 600
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 2600 - kr 4600
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 240 - kr 340
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
kr 1600 - kr 2200
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 1700 - kr 2500
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
kr 260 - kr 370
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
kr 320 - kr 370
1st Class
kr 260 - kr 310
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 150 - kr 210
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
kr 160 - kr 220
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 900 - kr 1300
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 460 - kr 650
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 380 - kr 550
Website
Öresundståg
Kiruna Lokaltrafik
Website
buss.kiruna.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Kiruna Lokaltrafik
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 460 - kr 550
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Oslo
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 460 - kr 550
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Świebodzin
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
kr 500 - kr 750
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Kiel Norwegen-Kai to Oslo Hjortneskaien
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Color Line AS

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Oslo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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

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Zürich to Oslo train services, operated by Kiruna Lokaltrafik, arrive at Oslo S station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Oslo is 1963 km. It takes approximately 18h 33m to drive from Zürich to Oslo.

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Air France, Swiss, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Oslo Airport.

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

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There are 252+ hotels available in Oslo. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 20.

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