There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Stockholm by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Stockholm  •  4 h 58 min

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

$95 - $252

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Fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  7 h 19 min

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

$170 - $419

Train  •  21 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  5. Take the train from København H to Lund Centralstation
  6. Take the train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$303 - $529

Bus  •  29 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Hanover N24 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hanover to Stockholm 073

$109 - $183

Night train, train  •  30 h 40 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Berlin Hbf Nj
  2. Take the night train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Malmö centralstation
  3. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$298 - $483

Drive, train  •  19 h 58 min

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

$332 - $507

Drive  •  19 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Stockholm 1257 miles

$280 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Stockholm is to fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 250 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Stockholm is to fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 250 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Stockholm station. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Stockholm Centralstation via Basel SBB, Mannheim Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, København H and Lund Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 23 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Stockholm is 1469 km. The road distance is 2011.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Stockholm without a car is to train which takes 21 h 23 min and costs SFr 290 - SFr 550.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Zürich to Stockholm, including transfers.

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

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Zürich to Stockholm 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 Stockholm is to fly which takes 4 h 58 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 290 - SFr 550 and takes 21 h 23 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 180 and takes 29 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Stockholm.
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  • Distance: 918.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

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

Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss and 10 other airlines fly from Zürich to Stockholm hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Stockholm via Basel SBB, Mannheim Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, København H, and Lund Centralstation in around 21 h 23 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm Bromma via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm Bromma via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm Bromma via Stockholm, Kalmar
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm Bromma via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm Bromma via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm Bromma via Amsterdam, Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm Bromma via Stockholm, Kalmar
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
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
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
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
$210 - $320
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
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 Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$9 - $14
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$14 - $19
2nd Class Refundable
$13 - $19
1st Class Refundable
$18 - $25
Train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$85 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$90 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $180
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
$35
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Hanover
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hanover to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Stockholm Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Stockholm is 2011 km. It takes approximately 19 h 2 min to drive from Zürich to Stockholm.

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easyJet, Finnair, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Stockholm Airport.

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

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There are 376+ hotels available in Stockholm. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 19.

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