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There are 7 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zvolen by plane, night bus, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Budapest, night bus  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Budapest (BUD) ZRH - BUD
  2. Take the night bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zvolen

77€ - 228€

Cheapest option

Fly to Vienna, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Vienna (VIE) ZRH - VIE
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zvolen mesto

63€ - 222€

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Fly to Krakow, bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Krakow (KRK) ZRH - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Banská Bystrica

91€ - 252€

Train  •  14h 27m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Rjx
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zvolen mesto R

231€ - 419€

Train, bus  •  17h 6m

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Gossau SG 5 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Saint Gallen to Zvolen

73€ - 126€

Bus  •  17h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Zvolen

69€ - 115€

Drive  •  9h 34m

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zvolen 629.4 miles

110€ - 170€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zvolen is to bus which costs SFr 75 - SFr 140 and takes 17h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zvolen is to fly and night bus which costs SFr 85 - SFr 270 and takes 6h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zvolen. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Zvolen mesto via Zuerich Hb and Bratislava hl.st.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 27m.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Zvolen is 797 km. The road distance is 1007 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zvolen without a car is to train which takes 14h 27m and costs SFr 260 - SFr 490.

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It takes approximately 6h 1m to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zvolen, including transfers.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zvolen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zvolen is to train which takes 14h 27m and costs SFr 260 - SFr 490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 75 - SFr 140 and takes 17h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zvolen train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Zvolen mesto station.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zvolen.
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  • Distance: 498.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 1m

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Zvolen, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zvolen via Zuerich Hb, Bratislava Hlavna Stanica, and Bratislava hl.st. in around 14h 27m. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zvolen 5 times a week. Tickets cost 65€ - 95€ and the journey takes 15h 40m. Turancar also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Flights from Zurich to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1200€
Flights from Zurich to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Flights from Zurich to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 950€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Flights from Zurich to Krakow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Flights from Zurich to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zurich to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1200€
Flights from Zurich to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 750€
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 1000€
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Zvolen mesto
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
slovakrail.sk
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 Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
9h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220€ - 390€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Gossau SG
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Night bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Banská Bystrica
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Turancar
Website
turancar.sk
Bus from Saint Gallen to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Schedules at
turancar.sk
Bus from Zürich to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 85€
Schedules at
turancar.sk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Zvolen
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zvolen is 1007 km. It takes approximately 9h 34m to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Zvolen.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 223+ hotels available in Zvolen. Prices start at 35€ per night.

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