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Train via Milan  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb Ec
  5. Take the train from Zürich HB to Heerbrugg

SFr 115 - SFr 319

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Ancona Nord to St. Gallen

SFr 59 - SFr 61

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Train  •  12h 3m

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Rimini Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Rimini to Innsbruck Hbf Ecb
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Dornbirn Rjx / ...

SFr 92 - SFr 169

Bus, train  •  14h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover
  2. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Sargans Train Station
  3. Take the train from Sargans to Heerbrugg S4

SFr 66 - SFr 123

Drive  •  7h 9m

  1. Drive from Ancona to Balgach 722 km

SFr 95 - SFr 150

Fly Ancona to Zurich, train  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Zurich (ZRH) AOI - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Heerbrugg

SFr 137 - SFr 384

Fly Ancona to Munich, train  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Munich (MUC) AOI - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to St. Margrethen

SFr 123 - SFr 542

Train, train to Florence, fly to Zurich  •  9h

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zurich (ZRH) FLR - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Heerbrugg

SFr 111 - SFr 297

Train to Rome, fly to Zurich, train  •  10h 55m

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Zurich (ZRH) FCO - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Heerbrugg

SFr 122 - SFr 340

Ancona to Balgach by train and bus

The journey time between Ancona and Balgach is around 12h 13m and covers a distance of around 790 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 37m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia Intercity, Trenitalia and others, the Ancona to Balgach service departs from Ancona and arrives in Balgach, Dorf. Typically 23 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
12h 13m
Fastest journey time:
9h 37m
Services per week:
23
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
41 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:20
Last service departs at:
20:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ancona to Balgach train and bus schedules

Italy → Switzerland
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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Balgach is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Balgach is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Balgach is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Ancona to Balgach is to bus which costs €53 - €56 and takes 13h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Ancona to Balgach is to drive which costs €85 - €130 and takes 7h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ancona to Balgach. However, there are services departing from Ancona Nord and arriving at Balgach, Rathaus via St. Gallen, Marktplatz Bohl, Heiden, Post and Heerbrugg, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 37m.

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The distance between Ancona and Balgach is 521 km. The road distance is 722 km.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Balgach without a car is to train via Milan which takes 9h 58m and costs €100 - €290.

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It takes approximately 9h 58m to get from Ancona to Balgach, including transfers.

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Ancona to Balgach bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, depart from Ancona Nord station.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Balgach is to train via Milan which takes 9h 58m and costs €100 - €290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €53 - €56 and takes 13h 37m.

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There is no direct flight from Ancona Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Ancona to Balgach bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, arrive at St. Gallen station.

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Map of how to get from Ancona to Balgach.
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  • Distance: 521.4 km
  • Duration: 9h 58m

What companies run services between Ancona, Italy and Balgach, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Ancona to Balgach via Bologna Centrale, Milano Centrale, Chiasso, Zürich HB, Heerbrugg, and Heerbrugg, Bahnhof in around 9h 58m. Alternatively, Autolinee Ventre operates a bus from Ancona Nord to St. Gallen twice a week. Tickets cost SFr 56 and the journey takes 11h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 420
Flights from Ancona to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 290
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 380
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 300
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 360
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 210
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 210
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 19 - SFr 27
Base Standard
SFr 40 - SFr 55
Base Premium
SFr 45 - SFr 70
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Base Standard
SFr 22 - SFr 30
Base Premium
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Train from Ancona to Rimini
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 12 - SFr 17
Base Standard
SFr 28 - SFr 40
Base Premium
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 16
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Base Standard
SFr 9 - SFr 13
Base Premium
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 21
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
SFr 14 - SFr 21
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Train from Ancona to Rimini
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 27
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
SFr 19 - SFr 27
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 28 - SFr 31
Train from Ancona to Rimini
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 13 - SFr 15
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 11 - SFr 13
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 45
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 37 - SFr 41
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 26
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 9 - SFr 13
Smart Low Cost
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Smart Flex
SFr 19 - SFr 26
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 12
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Smart Low Cost
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Smart Flex
SFr 8 - SFr 12
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 Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Heerbrugg
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Sargans to Heerbrugg
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Heerbrugg
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 60
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 21 - SFr 29
1st Class
SFr 45 - SFr 60
Train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 90
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 55
1st Class
SFr 65 - SFr 90
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Rimini to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Dornbirn
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Sargans to Heerbrugg
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Sargans to Heerbrugg
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 23
Website
Baltour
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Sargans Train Station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 85
Website
ExpressBus

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Yes, the driving distance between Ancona to Balgach is 722 km. It takes approximately 7h 9m to drive from Ancona to Balgach.

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Volotea, Swiss, Vueling Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Ancona Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 127+ hotels available in Balgach. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Ancona Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs €1 - €4.

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