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

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Train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Tirano to Chur Express
  2. Take the train from Chur to Zürich HB 45-Y / ...

$80 - $146

3 alternative options

Train via St. Moritz  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Tirano to St. Moritz
  2. Take the train from St. Moritz to Chur 7-Y / ...
  3. Take the train from Chur to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$90 - $171

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Tirano to Zürich 166.9 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Tirano to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH

$97 - $339

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Tirano to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Tirano and arriving at Zürich HB via Chur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between Tirano and Zürich is 178 km. The road distance is 267.1 km.

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The best way to get from Tirano to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Tirano to Zürich, including transfers.

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Tirano to Zürich train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Tirano station.

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Tirano to Zürich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tirano to Zürich is 267 km. It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to drive from Tirano to Zürich.

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Swiss offers flights from Milan Malpensa 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 Tirano to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 111.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Tirano to Zürich via Chur in around 5 h 49 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

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 Tirano to Chur
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Tirano to St. Moritz
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Chur to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Moritz to Chur
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Tirano to St. Moritz
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
rhb.ch
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rhb.ch
Train from St. Moritz to Chur
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
rhb.ch
Book at
rhb.ch
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Tirano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $45
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
trenord.it

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