There are 9 ways to get from Rimini to Zürich by train, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Rimini to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb Ec

$60 - $111

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Bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Rimini to Zurich 421

$35 - $60

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Rimini - Centro Studi to Bologna - Bus Terminal 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Zurich

$45 - $65

Drive  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Rimini to Zürich 386.7 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Ancona, fly to Zurich  •  7 h 35 min

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

$114 - $300

Train, train to Florence, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 21 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

$114 - $414

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Rimini to Bologna C.Le
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the bus from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Airport T1
  4. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH

$118 - $353

Train, train to Venice, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 53 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

$93 - $405

Train, train to Venice, fly to Basel  •  8 h 8 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

$110 - $469

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rimini to Zürich is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rimini to Zürich is to train and bus and fly which costs 100€ - 300€ and takes 5 h 53 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 5 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 Zuerich Hb via Bologna C.Le and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 51 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 6 h 51 min and costs 50€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 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 6 h 51 min and costs 50€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Rimini to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 301.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Rimini to Zürich via Bologna C.Le and Milano Centrale in around 6 h 51 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rimini to Zürich once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 9 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
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 Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 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 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $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 Ancona to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
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 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 Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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 Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Palombina
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
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
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rimini to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Rimini - Centro Studi to Bologna - Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Rimini to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Società Autocooperative Trasporti Italiani S.p.A.
Phone
0874.63999
Email
info@satiautobus.com
Website
satiautobus.com
Bus from Rimini - Via Annibale Fada to Bologna - Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
satiautobus.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 - $55
Book at
eurolines.ch
Autostradale
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milano Central station to Milan Malpensa Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Schedules at
terravision.eu

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There is no direct flight from Ancona Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 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 Zuerich 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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easyJet, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Ancona Airport to Zurich Airport.

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