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Cost of learning to drive

A range of costs are involved in learning to drive. Prices vary from canton to canton.

Average costs

The list below sets out the average range of costs to obtain a category B licence at the first attempt: 

  • Eye test: CHF 10 to 15
  • First aid course: CHF 100 to 200
  • Theory handbook: approx. CHF 30
  • Theory test: CHF 30 to 40
  • Provisional licence CHF 20 to 80
  • Compulsory theory course: CHF 200 to 280
  • Driving lessons (45 to 50 Min.): CHF 80 to 100
  • Practical driving test: CHF 120 to 130
  • Driving licence: CHF 35 to 60

Contact your canton’s road traffic office for further details.