There are 3 ways to get from Switzerland to Lake Garda by train, bus, car ferry or car

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  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Desenzano Fr / ...

$119 - $172

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Milan, Milan 107 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Gardaland 400 / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno 2 / ...

$35 - $71

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lake Garda 262.7 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Lake Garda is to bus and car ferry which costs SFr 35 - SFr 75 and takes 9 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Lake Garda is to drive which costs SFr 60 - SFr 95 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Switzerland and Lake Garda is 227 km. The road distance is 420.4 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Switzerland to Lake Garda, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Switzerland and Lake Garda, Italy?

You can take a train from Zürich to Lake Garda via Zürich HB, Zuerich Hb, Milano Centrale, and Desenzano in around 6 h 43 min.

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Bus operators
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
+49 1807 123 99 123
Bus from Zurich to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Bus from Milan, Milan to Gardaland
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
+420 542 42 42 42
Bus from Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Milán, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
4 h
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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