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There are 11 ways to get from Bologna to Zeiningen by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train via Milan  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station 9976 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Pratteln Ec

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Bus  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Basel SBB 1524

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Train  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Zuerich Hb Ec
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Frick Ir36

Night bus, train  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the night bus from Bologna Terminal Bus 200 MT Da Stazione FS to Varese Central Train Station Bologna Terminal Bus 200 MT Da Stazione FS - Varese Central Train Station
  2. Take the train from Mendrisio to Basel SBB Ic21

Drive  •  5h 40m

  1. Drive from Bologna to Zeiningen 552.7 km

Fly Bologna to Basel  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Basel (BSL) BLQ - BSL

Fly Bologna to Zurich, train  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Zurich (ZRH) BLQ - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Rheinfelden

Train to Venice, fly to Basel  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL) VCE - BSL

Train to Florence, fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 4m

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

Train to Venice, fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zurich (ZRH) VCE - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Rheinfelden

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Zurich  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Rheinfelden

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Zeiningen is to bus which costs €40 - €65 and takes 9h 52m.

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The fastest way to get from Bologna to Zeiningen is to drive. Taking this option will cost €100 - €160 and takes 5h 40m.

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The distance between Bologna and Zeiningen is 432 km. The road distance is 552.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Zeiningen without a car is to train via Milan which takes 7h 8m and costs €100 - €270.

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It takes approximately 7h 8m to get from Bologna to Zeiningen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Zeiningen is to train via Milan which takes 7h 8m and costs €100 - €270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €65 and takes 9h 52m, you could also fly, which costs €85 - €330 and takes 6h 46m.

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Basel Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Zeiningen is 553 km. It takes approximately 5h 40m to drive from Bologna to Zeiningen.

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easyJet, Air Dolomiti, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Zeiningen. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Zeiningen.
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  • Distance: 431.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 8m

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Zeiningen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bologna to Zeiningen via Milano Centrale Station, Milano Centrale, Pratteln, Möhlin, and Möhlin, Bahnhof in around 7h 8m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bologna to Basel SBB 6 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 26 - SFr 35 and the journey takes 8h 45m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bologna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 290
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 460
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 600
Flights from Bologna to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 550
Flights from Bologna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 360 - SFr 650
Flights from Bologna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 550
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 550
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Basel via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bologna to Basel via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 320
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 320 - SFr 1500
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 65
Train operators
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 to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 18 - SFr 26
Smart Low Cost
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Smart Flex
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Train from Bologna Centrale to Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Smart Low Cost
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Smart Flex
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 35
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Smart Low Cost
SFr 11 - SFr 17
Smart Flex
SFr 25 - SFr 35
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 Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 18 - SFr 24
Base Standard
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Base Premium
SFr 40 - SFr 65
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 14 - SFr 19
Base Standard
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Base Premium
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 10 - SFr 15
Base Standard
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Base Premium
SFr 30 - SFr 45
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 Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
SFr 10 - SFr 14
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
SFr 6 - SFr 10
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 Pratteln
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 170
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 70 - SFr 100
1st Class
SFr 120 - SFr 170
Train from Bologna Centrale to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 210
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 90 - SFr 130
1st Class
SFr 150 - SFr 210
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 Zürich HB to Frick
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Rheinfelden
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 18 - SFr 20
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 11 - SFr 13
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 15
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
SFr 10 - SFr 15
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Night bus from Bologna Terminal Bus 200 MT Da Stazione FS to Varese Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Marino Autolinee

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs €7 - €19.

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