There are 8 ways to get from Ancona to Switzerland by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Bologna C.Le  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB Ec

$68 - $179

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Ancona to Zurich 421

$43 - $71

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Train  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Milano Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB Eurocity / ...

$79 - $176

Bus Autolinee Ventre  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ancona Nord to Zürich

$52

Drive  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Ancona to Zürich 447.2 miles

$100 - $160

Fly to Basel  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Basel (BSL) AOI - BSL

$164 - $609

Fly to Zurich  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Zurich (ZRH) AOI - ZRH

$107 - $284

Fly to Geneva  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Geneva (GVA) AOI - GVA

$99 - $289

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ancona Nord and arriving at Zürich. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ancona to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Bologna C.Le, Milano Centrale and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

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The distance between Ancona and Switzerland is 545 km. The road distance is 715.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 8 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to get from Ancona to Switzerland, including transfers.

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

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Ancona to Switzerland train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Ancona station.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Switzerland is to train which takes 8 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 8 h 11 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ancona Airport to Basel Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Ancona to Switzerland bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, arrive at Zürich station.

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Map of how to get from Ancona to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 340.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 10 min

What companies run services between Ancona, Italy and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Ancona to Zürich via Bologna C.Le, Milano Centrale, and Zürich HB in around 8 h 10 min. Alternatively, Autolinee Ventre operates a bus from Ancona to Zürich 3 times a week. Tickets cost $52 and the journey takes 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ancona to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,000
Flights from Ancona to Basel via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,000
Flights from Ancona to Basel via Munich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,000
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Ancona to Geneva via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Ancona to Geneva via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$21 - $90
First
$55 - $140
Bus operators
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Ancona Nord to Zürich
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ancona to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Ancona to Switzerland train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ancona to Switzerland is 716 km. It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to drive from Ancona to Switzerland.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Ancona Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 647+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Ancona Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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