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There are 10 ways to get from Pisa to Swiss Alps 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.

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Train via Firenze Smn  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
  4. Take the train from Bellinzona to Airolo 20 / ...

$102 - $165

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Bus  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Pisa, Pisa to Genoa, Genoa N1501 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Biasca

$87 - $120

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Train  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Milano Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
  3. Take the train from Bellinzona to Airolo 20 / ...

$89 - $150

Bus, train  •  11h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Viareggio - P.zza Mazzini to Chiasso Dogana 45
  2. Take the train from Chiasso to Bellinzona 10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Airolo, Stazione 191

$97 - $154

Drive  •  4h 39m

  1. Drive from Pisa to Swiss Alps 291.5 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Pisa to Zurich, train  •  7h 45m

  1. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Zurich (ZRH) PSA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
  3. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo

$163 - $385

Fly Pisa to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9h 22m

  1. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) PSA - MXP
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Airolo

$215 - $432

Fly Pisa to Milan Linate, train  •  9h 21m

  1. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Milan Linate (LIN) PSA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
  3. Take the train from Bellinzona to Airolo

$197 - $376

Train to Florence, fly to Zurich, train  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zurich (ZRH) FLR - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
  4. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo

$139 - $469

Train to Florence, fly to Lugano, train  •  11h 11m

  1. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Lugano (LUG) FLR - LUG
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Airolo

$137 - $528

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The cheapest way to get from Pisa to Swiss Alps is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 4h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Pisa to Swiss Alps is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pisa to Swiss Alps. However, there are services departing from Pisa, Pisa and arriving at Gotthard Passhöhe via Genova - Stazione Marittima, Biasca, Stazione and Airolo, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 34m.

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The distance between Pisa and Swiss Alps is 348 km. The road distance is 466.5 km.

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The best way to get from Pisa to Swiss Alps without a car is to train which takes 8h 30m and costs 85€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 8h 30m to get from Pisa to Swiss Alps, including transfers.

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Pisa to Swiss Alps bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Pisa, Pisa station.

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The best way to get from Pisa to Swiss Alps is to train which takes 8h 30m and costs 85€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 9h 34m.

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There is no direct flight from Pisa Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Pisa to Swiss Alps bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, arrive at Biasca station.

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Map of how to get from Pisa to Swiss Alps.
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  • Distance: 217.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 30m

What companies run services between Pisa, Italy and Swiss Alps, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Pisa to Swiss Alps via Firenze Smn, Firenze S.Maria Novella, Milano Centrale, Bellinzona, Airolo, and Airolo, Stazione in around 8h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pisa to Swiss Alps via Genoa, Genoa, Genova - Stazione Marittima, Biasca, Stazione, and Airolo, Stazione in around 9h 34m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Pisa to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Pisa to Milan Linate via Rome, Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Pisa to Milan Linate via Rome, Cagliari
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Pisa to Milan Linate via Rome, Naples
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Florence to Lugano via Geneva, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via Comiso
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Pisa to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Pisa to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Train operators
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 Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Pisa C.Le to Milano C.Le
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $50
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
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 Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $37
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$35 - $37
First
$56
Train from Zuerich Hb to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Airolo
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Chiasso to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Erstfeld to Airolo
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Airolo
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Pisa, Pisa to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Biasca
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Viareggio - P.zza Mazzini to Chiasso Dogana
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
Autostradale
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Airolo, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Pisa to Swiss Alps is 466 km. It takes approximately 4h 39m to drive from Pisa to Swiss Alps.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Transavia Holland, KLM and six other airlines offer flights from Pisa Airport to Zurich Airport.

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