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Send a Parcel To Switzerland Fast - DHL Courier Delivery

Like DHL’s theme song suggests there “ain’t no mountain high enough” and in Switzerland there are 208 mountains across the country. This isn’t a problem for DHL as the global market leaders in international delivery, with trained couriers and efficient delivery routes and networks. Switzerland is also known for producing high-end watches including Rolex and TAG Heuer, therefore DHL offering secure, fast and convenient delivery is very important and something DHL prides itself on.

How long does it take to deliver a parcel to Switzerland?

Even with all the mountains and cold weather, our express delivery to Switzerland can take as little as 1-2 working days. As standard, DHL offers free parcel tracking which can be viewed online, by phone or by text.

How do I send a parcel to Switzerland?

Whether you need a document or parcel courier, this can be done in three different ways with DHL. You can arrange a courier collection and delivery from a location and time that suits you through our online and by phone service. Or, if you can drop your parcel to a DHL Service Point, you can fill out your parcel details online or in-store and send your parcel on its way.

Cost of sending a parcel to Switzerland

Parcel prices differ depending on if it’s a large parcel or a small parcel and this can be checked using our get a quote service. Our courier quotes for the DHLitNow and DHL by Phone services include parcel collection and delivery. Our cheapest way to send a parcel, is through our DHL Service Point. The parcel delivery cost is based on the size of the FREE packaging you choose and the parcel’s destination.

Switzerland customs advice

Even if it is a business parcel delivery or for personal reasons, when sending a parcel abroad it is important to check the country’s customs and prohibited items list. This helps reduce the risk for delays and stoppage of your parcel.

DHL also has a list of prohibited items that you can’t send, please read our page dedicated to what you can and can’t send.


National Holidays 2024*
  • 1 January, Sunday - New Year's Day
  • 18 May, Thursday - Ascension Day
  • 1 August, Tuesday - National Day
  • 25 December, Monday - Christmas Day
* Public holidays in Switzerland may affect our estimated transit times.

QuoteTool - Parcel delivery to Switzerland

DHL Express online tracking is the fastest way to find out where your parcel is.

Tracking number not 10 digits? Track your shipment on the DHL Parcel website! 

Country facts
  • The capital of Switzerland is Bern and the largest city is Zurich
  • Tim Berners Lee invented the World Wide Web in Switzerland in 1989.
  • Switzerland produces the most chocolate in the world and the Swiss eat more chocolate than any other country
  • Switzerland export $313 billion a year including goods such as machinery, chemicals and watches. Its main exports are received by Germany with 15%, the USA with 12% and China with 8% of the total
  • Switzerland imports $260 billion a year including goods such as machinery, chemicals and metals. It receives these imports from countries including Germany with 20%, the USA with 8% and Italy with 7%

We will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Please call us on

0844 248 0828**

Our opening hours are 07:30 - 20:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 - 14:00 on Saturday.

** Calls to DHL Express UK phone numbers beginning ‘084’ cost 7 pence per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.