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There are 8 ways to get from Zürich to Oslo by plane, train, bus, ferry 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 to Oslo, train  •  5 h 15 min

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

$112 - $335

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Bus FlixBus  •  29 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Hamburg 024 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Gothenburg 173
  3. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Oslo 613

$98 - $172

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Fly to Oslo Sandefjord, train  •  9 h 13 min

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

$139 - $464

Train  •  22 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  3. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
  4. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S 394 / ...

Train, ferry  •  29 h 51 min

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

Bus Sindbad  •  36 h 32 min

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

$119 - $161

Drive, train  •  19 h 56 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 Oslo

$347 - $541

Drive  •  18 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Oslo 1226.6 miles

$320 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Oslo is to bus which costs SFr 110 - SFr 170 and takes 36 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Oslo is to fly and train which costs SFr 110 - SFr 340 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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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 and Gothenburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Oslo. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Oslo S via Hamburg Hbf, København H and Göteborg Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 50 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Oslo is 1402 km. The road distance is 1962.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Oslo without a car is to train which takes 22 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min 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 Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Oslo is to train which takes 22 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 95 - SFr 180 and takes 29 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Oslo.
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  • Distance: 876.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Oslo via Hamburg Hbf, København H, and Göteborg Centralstation in around 22 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Oslo via Hamburg and Gothenburg in around 29 h 20 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Oslo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Oslo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Oslo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Oslo Sandefjord via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Oslo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Oslo Sandefjord via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Oslo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Oslo Sandefjord via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Oslo Sandefjord via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Oslo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Oslo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Oslo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Oslo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Train operators
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo Lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nsb.no
Train from Torp stasjon to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
nsb.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. 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 Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$190 - $310
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
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 Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Nsb
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Nsb
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 Hamburg
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Gothenburg to Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Oslo Bussterminal
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 Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
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
Sindbad
Ferry operators
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Kiel Norwegen-Kai to Oslo Hjortneskaien
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
colorline.no

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

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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 Nsb, arrive at Oslo S station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Oslo is 1963 km. It takes approximately 18 h 38 min to drive from Zürich to Oslo.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, Air France 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, FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 270+ hotels available in Oslo. Prices start at $103 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 SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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