There are 4 ways to get from Stresa to Zürich by train, ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Eurocity / ...
  2. 8

$94 - $166

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Al 220 / ...

$38 - $47

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. 163.2 miles

$35 - $60

Train, fly  •  4 h 36 min

  1. MXP - ZRH

$86 - $302

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

You can take a train from Stresa to Zürich via Brig in around 3 h 47 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Stresa to Busto Arsizio
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Bus operators
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Bellinzona to Zürich
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Stresa and Zürich is 165 km. The road distance is 261 km.

The cheapest way to get from Stresa to Zürich is to ferry and bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Stresa to Zürich is to drive which takes 3 h 21 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

No, there is no direct train from Stresa to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Stresa and arriving at Zürich HB via Brig. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Stresa to Zürich, including transfers.