How to get to Switzerland

How to get to Switzerland

Switzerland is in the center of Europe and borders on Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, France and Italy. It is the small, but magnificent and refined country. Here the shaking nature, the well-known resorts, the elegant cities and unique style. It is possible to enjoy beauty of Switzerland all the year round.

It is required to you

- international passport;
- visa;
- air tickets;
- hotel booking;
- insurance policy;

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To get to the country, citizens of the Russian Federation will need the Schengen visa. You will be able to receive it, having addressed to Embassy of Switzerland in Moscow or Consulate General in St. Petersburg.


Planes of the Russian and foreign airlines fly to Switzerland. The international airports are in Geneva and Zurich. From Moscow direct regular flights carry out Aeroflot and Swiss. Time in way to Geneva makes about 4 hours. The cost of the ticket fluctuates from 15000 rubles. Everything depends on a season. There are periods when the prices considerably fall and there are special offers.


Some foreign airlines fly with changes in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Vienna, Warsaw, Düsseldorf, Brussels, etc. It is Finnair, Scandinavian Airlines, Austrian Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and others. Air tickets on flights with change cost cheaper. Their price varies from 9000-10000 rubles. During the periods of discounts it is possible to get tickets at minimum price.


Besides the visa and tickets you need number in hotel. You will be able directly to reserve it on the site of the hotel or on one of the specialized sites.


Do not forget to issue the medical insurance policy for the entire period of your travel. It has to have a covering not less than 30000 euros.


It is possible to reach by train from neighboring countries Switzerland – Austria, Italy, Germany and France. Also, it is possible to reach and on the car. The road will pass through Belarus, Poland, the Czech Republic and Germany. In this case you will need the insurance policy of Green Card and the international driver's license.


Any season is suitable for visit of this country. In the summer there is a remarkable weather, but it is a lot of tourists and the highest prices. If you plan to travel in the summer, it will be necessary to think of acquisition of air tickets and booking of hotel in advance. In the spring (April-May) and in the fall (September-October) of the price accepted and to the people becomes less.


If you are attracted by winter sports, the ski season begins at the end of November and proceeds till April. Its heat is the share of Christmas and New year.