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There are 9 ways to get from Switzerland to Leaning Tower of Pisa by train, 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.

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Train via Florence  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale Re

97€ - 226€

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Bus  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Genoa, Genoa N177
  2. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Pisa, Pisa N1501 / ...

39€ - 53€

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Train  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Pisa S. Rossore Re

92€ - 174€

Bus, train  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai to Fidenza A1 Schaffhausen - CHIARAVALLE C.LE 12:30 / ...
  2. Take the train from Fidenza to Pisa S. Rossore Re

49€ - 77€

Drive  •  6h 1m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Leaning Tower of Pisa 570.7 km

75€ - 110€

Fly Zurich to Pisa  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Pisa (PSA) ZRH - PSA

67€ - 311€

Fly Basel to Pisa  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Pisa (PSA) BSL - PSA

89€ - 306€

Fly Zurich to Florence, train  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Pisa Centrale

67€ - 667€

Fly Geneva to Florence, train  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Florence (FLR) GVA - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Pisa Centrale

66€ - 265€

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The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Leaning Tower of Pisa is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 10h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Leaning Tower of Pisa is to fly and train which costs SFr 70 - SFr 290 and takes 5h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Leaning Tower of Pisa. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Pisa Centrale via Zuerich Hb, Milano Centrale and Firenze S.M.N.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 4m.

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The distance between Switzerland and Leaning Tower of Pisa is 382 km. The road distance is 570.7 km.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Leaning Tower of Pisa without a car is to train via Florence which takes 9h 4m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 240.

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It takes approximately 9h 4m to get from Switzerland to Leaning Tower of Pisa, including transfers.

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Switzerland to Leaning Tower of Pisa train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Leaning Tower of Pisa is to train via Florence which takes 9h 4m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 10h 48m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 70 - SFr 340 and takes 6h 14m.

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Switzerland to Leaning Tower of Pisa train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Pisa S. Rossore station.

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to Leaning Tower of Pisa.
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  • Distance: 381.6 km
  • Duration: 9h 4m

What companies run services between Switzerland and Leaning Tower of Pisa, Tuscany, Italy?

You can take a train from Zürich to Leaning Tower of Pisa via Zuerich Hb, Milano Centrale, Firenze S.M.N., and Pisa Centrale in around 9h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Leaning Tower of Pisa via Zürich HB, Zurich, Genoa, Genoa, and Pisa, Pisa in around 10h 48m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Flights from Basel to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 850€
Flights from Basel to Pisa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
300€ - 1100€
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 220€
Flights from Geneva to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Geneva to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
Flights from Basel to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 330€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 280€
Flights from Basel to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 260€
Flights from Basel to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Basel to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Basel to Pisa via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
24€ - 35€
Base Standard
45€ - 65€
Base Premium
55€ - 80€
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 14€
Base Standard
23€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 60€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
23€ - 35€
Smart Low Cost
20€ - 29€
Smart Flex
40€ - 60€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Milano Centrale to Pisa S. Rossore
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
34€ - 37€
Train from Fidenza to Pisa S. Rossore
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
22€ - 24€
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Pisa, Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Calanda Viaggi
Phone
0041 (0)81 284 62 32
Email
info@calandareisen.com
Website
calandaviaggi.com
Bus from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai to Fidenza A1
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Calanda Viaggi

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Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Leaning Tower of Pisa is 571 km. It takes approximately 6h 1m to drive from Switzerland to Leaning Tower of Pisa.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 3054+ hotels available in Leaning Tower of Pisa. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 18 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 20.

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