There are 5 ways to get from Arona to Switzerland by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Arona to Domodossola Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Zürich HB 8

$83 - $163

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Bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Malpensa Airport, Malpensa Terminal 2 to Zurich 470

$29 - $47

3 alternative options

STN, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the STN from Arona - Piazza de Filippi to Domodossola Novara
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Zürich HB Eurocity

$78 - $139

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Arona to Zürich 180.1 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Arona to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH

$95 - $300

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No, there is no direct train from Arona to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Arona and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Domodossola, Brig and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Arona and Switzerland is 118 km. The road distance is 288.2 km.

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The best way to get from Arona to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Arona to Switzerland, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Arona to Switzerland is to train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Arona to Switzerland train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arona to Switzerland is 288 km. It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to drive from Arona to Switzerland.

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Swiss offers flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Map of how to get from Arona to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 73.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Arona, Italy and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Arona to Zürich via Domodossola, Brig, and Zürich HB in around 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Arona to Zürich twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $27 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Train operators
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 Arona to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $11
Train from Arona to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $6
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Arona to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Arona to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
trenord.it
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Domodossola to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
STN
Phone
0321 472647
Email
info@stnnet.it
Website
stnnet.it
Bus from Arona - Piazza de Filippi to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stnnet.it
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport, Malpensa Terminal 2 to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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