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

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Train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Bellinzona to Zürich HB 12-Y / ...

$55 - $106

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Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bellinzona to Zürich

$20 - $31

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Bus Autolinee Ventre  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Bellinzona to Zürich

$21 - $23

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Contra Dam to Zürich 129.7 miles

$27 - $40

Line 321 bus, line 20 train, line 10 train, fly  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 321 bus from Diga Verzasca to Tenero, Stazione
  2. Take the line 20 train from Tenero to Giubiasco
  3. Take the line 10 train from Giubiasco to Lugano
  4. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Zurich (ZRH) LUG - ZRH

$106 - $287

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The cheapest way to get from Contra Dam to Zürich is to bus which costs SFr 20 - SFr 24 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Contra Dam to Zürich is to drive which costs SFr 27 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Contra Dam and Zürich is 132 km. The road distance is 207.5 km.

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The best way to get from Contra Dam to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Contra Dam to Zürich, including transfers.

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Contra Dam to Zürich bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, depart from Bellinzona station.

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The best way to get from Contra Dam to Zürich is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 20 - SFr 35 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Lugano Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Contra Dam to Zürich bus services, operated by Autolinee Gambioli, arrive at Zürich station.

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Map of how to get from Contra Dam to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 82.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Contra Dam to Zürich every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $80 and the journey takes 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, Autolinee Gambioli operates a bus from Contra Dam to Zürich once a week. Tickets cost $14 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Tenero to Giubiasco
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Giubiasco to Lugano
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Bellinzona to Zürich
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Bellinzona to Zürich
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
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Yes, the driving distance between Contra Dam to Zürich is 208 km. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from Contra Dam to Zürich.

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Swiss offers flights from Lugano Airport to Zurich Airport.

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The nearest airport to Zürich is Zurich (ZRH) Airport which is 9.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Friedrichshafen (FDH) (80.6 km), Basel (BSL) (80.8 km), Strasbourg (SXB) (147.9 km) and Stuttgart (STR) (154.7 km).

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