There are 5 ways to get from Contra Dam to Zürich by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Bellinzona  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the train from Bellinzona to Zuerich Hb Ec / ...

SFr 59 - SFr 111

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Bellinzona Station to Zürich

SFr 12 - SFr 17

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from Locarno to Zürich HB 16-Y

SFr 63 - SFr 113

Drive  •  2h 29m

  1. Drive from Contra Dam to Zürich 207.4 km

SFr 25 - SFr 40

Train, fly  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from Giubiasco to Mendrisio
  2. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH

SFr 106 - SFr 354

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The cheapest way to get from Contra Dam to Zürich is to bus which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 5h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Contra Dam to Zürich is to drive which costs SFr 25 - SFr 40 and takes 2h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Contra Dam to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Tenero, Piazza and arriving at Zürich via Bellinzona Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 36m.

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The distance between Contra Dam and Zürich is 132 km. The road distance is 207.4 km.

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The best way to get from Contra Dam to Zürich without a car is to train via Bellinzona which takes 3h 14m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 120.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Contra Dam to Zürich, including transfers.

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Contra Dam to Zürich bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, depart from Bellinzona Station.

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The best way to get from Contra Dam to Zürich is to train via Bellinzona which takes 3h 14m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 5h 36m.

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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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Contra Dam to Zürich bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, arrive at Zürich station.

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Map of how to get from Contra Dam to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 132.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 14m

What companies run services between Contra Dam, Switzerland and Zürich, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Bellinzona to Zuerich Hb hourly. Tickets cost SFr 45 - SFr 85 and the journey takes 1h 48m. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Gruppo Di Maio operates a bus from Bellinzona Station to Zürich 4 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 9 - SFr 13 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 320
Train operators
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 Bellinzona to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Locarno to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Giubiasco to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 23
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
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 Bellinzona to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 70
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 30 - SFr 45
1st Class
SFr 50 - SFr 70
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 Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 7
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Bellinzona Station to Zürich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 13
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Contra Dam to Zürich is 207 km. It takes approximately 2h 29m to drive from Contra Dam to Zürich.

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Swiss offers flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 538+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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