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There are 9 ways to get from Zürich to Stockholm by plane, train, bus, night train, car or car train

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Fly Zurich to Stockholm  •  5h 5m

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

675 kr - 2563 kr

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Fly Zurich to Stockholm Bromma  •  7h 33m

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

1694 kr - 2847 kr

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Stockholm  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Boeblingen
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Stockholm (ARN) STR - ARN

1539 kr - 3888 kr

Train  •  19h 26m

  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 Lund Centralstation
  4. Take the train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

2823 kr - 4333 kr

Bus  •  29h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB N33
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen N602

909 kr - 1136 kr

Night train, train  •  30h 43m

  1. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Gesundbrunnen Nj
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation Snälltåget

1402 kr - 2215 kr

Night train  •  31h 25m

  1. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Hbf Nj
  2. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Central 306

1382 kr - 1771 kr

Drive, car train  •  22h 56m

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

Drive  •  18h 56m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Stockholm 2010.7 km

2400 kr - 3600 kr

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Stockholm is to bus which costs SFr 95 - SFr 120 and takes 29h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Stockholm is to fly which costs SFr 70 - SFr 270 and takes 5h 5m.

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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 Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Stockholm station. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Stockholm Centralstation via Hamburg Hbf, København H and Lund Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 26m.

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The distance between Zürich and Stockholm is 1469 km. The road distance is 2010.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Stockholm without a car is to train which takes 19h 26m and costs SFr 290 - SFr 460.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m 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 Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Stockholm is to fly which takes 5h 5m and costs SFr 70 - SFr 270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 290 - SFr 460 and takes 19h 26m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 95 - SFr 120 and takes 29h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Stockholm.
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  • Distance: 1469.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 5m

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

Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss and seven other airlines fly from Zürich to Stockholm hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Stockholm via Hamburg Hbf, Koebenhavn H, København H, and Lund Centralstation in around 19h 26m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000 kr - 6500 kr
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kr - 4900 kr
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kr - 4900 kr
Flights from Stuttgart to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1800 kr - 6500 kr
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000 kr - 6500 kr
Flights from Stuttgart to Stockholm via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 4400 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
490 kr - 2200 kr
Flights from Stuttgart to Stockholm via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
490 kr - 2300 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100 kr - 4900 kr
Flights from Stuttgart to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1900 kr - 20000 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100 kr - 3900 kr
Flights from Stuttgart to Stockholm via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1900 kr - 4400 kr
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Stuttgart to Stockholm via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kr - 2700 kr
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 3000 kr
Flights from Stuttgart to Stockholm via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1800 kr - 19000 kr
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm Bromma via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
3326 kr
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm Bromma via Paris CDG, Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
3326 kr
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm Bromma via Stockholm, Visby
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 4500 kr
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm Bromma via Copenhagen, Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 4300 kr
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Stockholm via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
900 kr - 2200 kr
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Stockholm via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 4000 kr
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Stockholm via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
900 kr - 3800 kr
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Stockholm via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
2400 kr - 9500 kr
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Stockholm via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
700 kr - 2400 kr
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Boeblingen
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
600 kr - 1200 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2500 kr - 4500 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2700 kr - 4900 kr
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 Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
1500 kr - 2200 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
900 kr - 1300 kr
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
440 kr - 650 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
100 kr - 150 kr
Website
Öresundståg
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
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65 kr - 200 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
150 kr - 200 kr
2nd Class Ticket
65 kr - 80 kr
Train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
500 kr - 700 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
500 kr - 700 kr
2nd Class Ticket
550 kr - 700 kr
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
290 kr - 350 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
17h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
550 kr - 700 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Night train from Berlin Hbf to Stockholm Central
Ave. Duration
17h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
550 kr - 700 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Gesundbrunnen
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
800 kr - 1100 kr
Website
Nightjet
Night train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
12h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
800 kr - 1100 kr
Website
Nightjet
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
440 kr - 550 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
460 kr - 600 kr
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 18h 56m to drive from Zürich to Stockholm.

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easyJet, Air Baltic, Lufthansa 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 510+ hotels available in Stockholm. Prices start at 1000 kr SEK 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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