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  •  8 h 30 min

  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 / ...

$91 - $168

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Train  •  9 h 8 min

  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 / ...

$84 - $169

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Bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Pisa to Genoa, Genoa 516 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Biasca

$88 - $121

Bus, train  •  11 h 34 min

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

$97 - $154

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Pisa to Swiss Alps 291.5 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Pisa to Zurich, train  •  7 h 59 min

  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 - $392

Fly Pisa to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) PSA - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Airolo

$217 - $410

Fly Pisa to Basel, train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Basel (BSL) PSA - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Erstfeld
  3. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo

$120 - $475

Fly Pisa to Geneva, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Geneva (GVA) PSA - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt

$148 - $479

Train to Florence, fly to Zurich, train  •  9 h 48 min

  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 - $476

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Pisa to Swiss Alps. However, there are services departing from Pisa and arriving at Gotthard Passhöhe via Genova - Stazione Marittima, Biasca, Stazione and Airolo, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 29 min.

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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 8 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 30 min 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 station.

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The best way to get from Pisa to Swiss Alps is to train which takes 8 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 29 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pisa Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min 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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Yes, the driving distance between Pisa to Swiss Alps is 466 km. It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to drive from Pisa to Swiss Alps.

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Swiss, British Airways, Transavia Holland and three other airlines offer flights from Pisa Airport to Zurich Airport.

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  • Distance: 217.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 30 min

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 8 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pisa to Swiss Alps via Genoa, Genoa, Genova - Stazione Marittima, Biasca, Biasca, Stazione, and Airolo, Stazione in around 9 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Pisa to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Pisa to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Pisa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via Tirana
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Milan Malpensa via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
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
1 h
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
4 h 10 min
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
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
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
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
37 min
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
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Chiasso to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Erstfeld to Airolo
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Airolo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Erstfeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Brig
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$35 - $50
1st Class Ticket
$65 - $85
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 to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
3 h 15 min
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 to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
autostradale.it
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Airolo, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com

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