There are 7 ways to get from Pisa to Zürich by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Zurich  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Zurich (ZRH) PSA - ZRH

$117 - $302

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Pisa to Zurich N307

$35 - $60

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Fly to Basel, train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Basel (BSL) PSA - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$82 - $412

Train via Firenze Smn  •  8 h 3 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 Zürich HB Ec

$56 - $158

Train  •  8 h 42 min

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

$43 - $143

Bus Autostradale  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Viareggio to Chiasso 45
  2. Take the bus from Chiasso to Zürich

$62 - $78

Drive  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Pisa to Zürich 359.5 miles

$85 - $130

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pisa and arriving at Zurich. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pisa to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Pisa C.Le and arriving at Zürich HB via Firenze S.Maria Novella and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

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The distance between Pisa and Zürich is 432 km. The road distance is 575.2 km.

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The best way to get from Pisa to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 8 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Pisa to Zürich, including transfers.

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

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Pisa to Zürich train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Pisa C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Pisa to Zürich is to fly which takes 3 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 3 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 9 h 20 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 Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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Map of how to get from Pisa to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 269.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

Alitalia, Lufthansa and nine other airlines fly from Pisa to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pisa to Zürich via Firenze Smn, Firenze S.Maria Novella, and Milano Centrale in around 8 h 3 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 Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
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 Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Train operators
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 Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
$29 - $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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$21 - $90
First
$55 - $140
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 Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Chiasso to Zürich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
ventrebus.com

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Pisa to Zürich train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pisa to Zürich is 575 km. It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to drive from Pisa to Zürich.

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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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