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

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Fly from Zurich  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Warsaw (WAW) ZRH - WAW

$82 - $245

6 alternative options

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Böblingen
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Warsaw (WAW) STR - WAW

$141 - $356

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  18 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Warszawa Wschodnia En

$225 - $352

Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  20 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Warszawa Centralna R / ...

$150 - $241

Bus  •  21 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Warsaw

$87 - $114

Train, bus  •  24 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to St. Gallen 1-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sankt Gallen to Warszawa

Drive  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Warsaw 835.8 miles

$170 - $260

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Zürich and arriving at Centrum 05 via Dw. Zachodni 01. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Warszawa Śródmieście via Basel SBB, Karlsruhe Hbf and Warszawa Wschodnia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 46 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Warsaw is 1043 km. The road distance is 1337.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Warsaw without a car is to train which takes 18 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Zürich to Warsaw, including transfers.

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Zürich to Warsaw bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Zürich station.

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Zürich to Warsaw 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 Warsaw is to fly which takes 4 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 18 h 46 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 21 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Warsaw Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Zürich to Warsaw bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Warsaw station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Warsaw.
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  • Distance: 651.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Warsaw, Poland?

Swiss, LOT and seven other airlines fly from Zürich to Warsaw hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Warsaw via Basel SBB, Karlsruhe Hbf, and Warszawa Wschodnia in around 18 h 46 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Warsaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Warsaw via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Stuttgart to Warsaw via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Warsaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zurich to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Warsaw via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Warsaw via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Stuttgart to Warsaw via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Warsaw via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Warsaw via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Warsaw via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 Böblingen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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 Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
cd.cz
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
15 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Rapperswil to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Book at
eurolines.ch
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Zurich to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
24 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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Zürich to Warsaw train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Warszawa Wschodnia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Warsaw is 1337 km. It takes approximately 12 h 1 min to drive from Zürich to Warsaw.

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LOT, easyJet, Scandinavian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Warsaw Airport.

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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 .

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