There are 8 ways to get from Genoa to Zürich by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb Ec

$51 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Zurich N177 / ...

$14 - $55

6 alternative options

Train via Zug(CH)  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zug(CH)
  3. Take the train from Zug to Zürich Stadelhofen 5

$95 - $160

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Zürich 265.6 miles

$60 - $95

Fly from Genoa  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Zurich (ZRH) GOA - ZRH

$107 - $414

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH

$107 - $326

Bus to Nice, fly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Zurich (ZRH) NCE - ZRH

$100 - $288

Train, train to Lugano, fly  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
  3. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Zurich (ZRH) LUG - ZRH

$133 - $307

Questions & Answers

The distance between Genoa and Zürich is 331 km. The road distance is 425 km.

The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Zürich is to bus which costs 12€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Genoa to Zürich is to drive which takes 4 h 34 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

No, there is no direct train from Genoa to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Genova Brignole and arriving at Zuerich Hb via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 7 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genoa, Genoa and arriving at Zurich. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Genoa to Zürich, including transfers.

What companies run services between Genoa, Italy and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Genoa to Zürich via Milano Centrale in around 6 h 7 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Genoa to Zürich twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zug(CH)
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$27 - $29
First
$39
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zug to Zürich Stadelhofen
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Genova Principe FS Acquaverde to Zurich Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
eurolines.it
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Janov, Piazza Vittoria to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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