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There are 11 ways to get from Rimini to Zürich by train, bus, bus and ferry, 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 Trenitalia Frecce  •  7 h 57 min

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

$61 - $147

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Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Rimini to Zurich 421

$35 - $60

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Rimini to Bologna
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Zurich

$49 - $59

Train via Bologna C.Le  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Rimini to Bologna C.Le Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB Ec

$55 - $146

Drive  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Rimini to Zürich 386.7 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Ancona, fly to Zurich  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Rimini to Falconara Marittima
  2. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Zurich (ZRH) AOI - ZRH

$114 - $297

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Rimini to Milano Porta Garibaldi
  2. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH

$126 - $352

Train, train to Florence, fly to Zurich  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Rimini to Bologna C.Le
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  3. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zurich (ZRH) FLR - ZRH

$112 - $419

Train to Ancona, fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Rimini to Falconara Marittima
  2. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Basel (BSL) AOI - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$201 - $682

Train, train to Venice, fly to Zurich  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Rimini to Bologna C.Le
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  3. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zurich (ZRH) VCE - ZRH

$89 - $400

Train, train to Venice, fly to Basel  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Rimini to Bologna C.Le
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  3. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL) VCE - BSL
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$106 - $465

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rimini to Zürich is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rimini to Zürich is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 310€ and takes 5 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rimini 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 Rimini to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Rimini and arriving at Zürich HB via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 57 min.

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The distance between Rimini and Zürich is 482 km. The road distance is 618.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rimini to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 7 h 57 min and costs 50€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 57 min to get from Rimini to Zürich, including transfers.

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

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Rimini to Zürich train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Rimini station.

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The best way to get from Rimini to Zürich is to train which takes 7 h 57 min and costs 50€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Rimini to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 301.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Rimini to Zürich via Milano Centrale in around 7 h 57 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rimini to Zürich once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Flights from Ancona to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,000
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
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 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
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 Rimini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Rimini to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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
$21 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$21 - $90
First
$55 - $140
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 Rimini to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
Train from Rimini to Falconara Marittima
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
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
Bus operators
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Rimini to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Rimini to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Ancona Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Rimini to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rimini to Zürich is 619 km. It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to drive from Rimini to Zürich.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Ancona Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Rimini to Zürich train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Rimini to Zürich bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 519+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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