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There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Stockholm by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Stockholm  •  5h 6m

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

$102 - $250

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Fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  7h 26m

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

$178 - $418

Train  •  19h 32m

  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 Malmö Centralstation 029
  4. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$286 - $513

Bus  •  30h 35m

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

$108 - $181

Drive, train  •  20h 20m

  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 Stockholm

$327 - $511

Drive  •  19h 2m

  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 100 - SFr 250 and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Stockholm is to fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 250 and takes 5h 6m.

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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, Stockholm Cityterminalen via Hanover. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 35m.

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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 Hamburg Hbf, København H and Malmö Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 32m.

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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 19h 32m and costs SFr 280 - SFr 550.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m 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 5h 6m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 280 - SFr 550 and takes 19h 32m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 190 and takes 30h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Stockholm.
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  • Distance: 918.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

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

Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss and eight other airlines fly from Zürich to Stockholm hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Stockholm via Hamburg Hbf, København H, and Malmö Centralstation in around 19h 32m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm Bromma via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm Bromma via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm Bromma via Frankfurt, Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm Bromma via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
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
4h 30m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm Bromma via Frankfurt, Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
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 Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$190 - $310
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
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
4h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39m
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
36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
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
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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
11h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hanover to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
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 2h 25m.

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Zürich to Stockholm bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen 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 19h 2m to drive from Zürich to Stockholm.

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Eurowings, Air Baltic, Swiss and three 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 410+ hotels available in Stockholm. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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