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There are 6 ways to get from La Spezia to Switzerland by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB Eurocity / ...

$98 - $167

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Milan, Milan 500
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Zurich 421 / ...

$27 - $72

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Bus RegioJet  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Genoa MarinoBus
  2. Take the bus from Genoa, Piazza Vittoria to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai RegioJet

$28 - $42

Drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Drive from La Spezia to Zürich 320.6 miles

$75 - $120

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Geneva  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA

$65 - $241

Train, train to Florence, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia C. to Pisa C.Le
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
  3. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zurich (ZRH) FLR - ZRH

$99 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from La Spezia to Switzerland is to bus which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from La Spezia to Switzerland is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from La Spezia to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from La Spezia Centrale and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Milano Centrale and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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The distance between La Spezia and Switzerland is 324 km. The road distance is 513 km.

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The best way to get from La Spezia to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 7 h 35 min and costs 85€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from La Spezia to Switzerland, including transfers.

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La Spezia to Switzerland train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from La Spezia Centrale station.

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The best way to get from La Spezia to Switzerland is to train which takes 7 h 35 min and costs 85€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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La Spezia to Switzerland train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Map of how to get from La Spezia to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 202.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 min

What companies run services between La Spezia, Italy and Switzerland?

You can take a train from La Spezia to Zürich via Milano Centrale and Zürich HB in around 7 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from La Spezia to Zürich via Genoa, Genoa, Piazza Vittoria, Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai, and Zürich HB in around 8 h 32 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 La Spezia C. to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from La Spezia to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from La Spezia to Genova
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Zurigo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
marinobus.it
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Genoa, Piazza Vittoria to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
regiojet.com
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 La Spezia to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Zürich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $32
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eurolines.ch
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Zürich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between La Spezia to Switzerland is 513 km. It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to drive from La Spezia to Switzerland.

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Alitalia offers flights from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport.

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