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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Ec

$75 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. 401

$30 - $55

6 alternative options

Train via Milano Centrale  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fr
  2. Ec

$61 - $94

Bus, train  •  11 h 15 min

  1. 2
  2. 5

$83 - $147

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. 321.4 miles

$75 - $120

Train to Venice, fly to Zurich  •  4 h 28 min

  1. VCE - ZRH

$71 - $344

Fly Venice to Basel, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. VCE - BSL

$88 - $409

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 39 min

  1. MXP - ZRH

$117 - $340

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

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Padua to Zürich once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 6 h 3 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Padua to Zürich once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Venice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Padova to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
orario.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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Zug
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zug to Zürich Stadelhofen
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Padova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Padova Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Padua, Padova to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Padova to Lugano
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
elines.cz

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Padua and Zürich is 336 km. The road distance is 514 km.

The cheapest way to get from Padua to Zürich is to bus which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Padua to Zürich is to train and fly which takes 4 h 28 min and costs 55€ - 300€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Padova and arriving at Zuerich Hb. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 3 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Padua, Padova and arriving at Zurich. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

The train from Padova to Zuerich Hb takes 6 h 3 min including transfers and departs once daily.