There are 4 ways to get from Sorico to Zürich by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bellinzona to Zürich HB Eurocity / ...

$61 - $111

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Bus, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Sorico, Biffi to Lugano, Stazione Nord 631
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB Eurocity / ...

$84 - $144

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Sorico to Zürich 165.6 miles

$40 - $60

Bus, fly  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Sorico, Biffi to Lugano, Stazione Nord
  2. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Zurich (ZRH) LUG - ZRH

$109 - $282

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The distance between Sorico and Zürich is 147 km. The road distance is 264.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sorico to Zürich without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Sorico to Zürich, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lugano Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sorico to Zürich is 265 km. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Sorico to Zürich.

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Swiss offers flights from Lugano Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 501+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sorico to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 91.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Sorico, Lombardy, Italy and Zürich, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Sorico to Zürich hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 29 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
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 Bellinzona to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Lugano to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Sorico, Biffi to Lugano, Stazione Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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