There are 6 ways to get from Turin to Switzerland by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Torino - Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Station 9947,9949 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb Ec

SFr 82 - SFr 184

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Bus  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Torino Corso Giulio Cesare to Milano Malpensa Terminal 2
  2. Take the bus from Milan Malpensa Airport, Milan to Zurich 470 / ...

SFr 41 - SFr 56

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Train via Torino Porta Nuova  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb Ec

SFr 77 - SFr 220

Bus, train  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Torino - Bus station to Lucerne BlaBlaBus
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70 / ...

SFr 49 - SFr 71

Drive  •  4h 13m

  1. Drive from Turin to Zürich 403.6 km

SFr 55 - SFr 90

Train, fly  •  4h 11m

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

SFr 89 - SFr 274

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The cheapest way to get from Turin to Switzerland is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 6h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Turin to Switzerland is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Turin to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Torino - Porta Susa and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Milano Centrale and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 31m.

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The distance between Turin and Switzerland is 197 km. The road distance is 403.6 km.

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The best way to get from Turin to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 5h 31m and costs 75€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Turin to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Turin to Switzerland train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Torino Porta Nuova station.

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The best way to get from Turin to Switzerland is to train which takes 5h 31m and costs 75€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 6h 58m.

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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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Turin to Switzerland train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Zuerich Hb station.

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What companies run services between Turin, Italy and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Turin to Zürich via Milano Centrale Station, Milano Centrale, and Zürich HB in around 5h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Turin to Zürich via Milano Malpensa Terminal 2, Milan Malpensa Airport, Milan, Zurich, and Zürich HB in around 6h 58m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 310
Train operators
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 Torino - Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
Italo Treno
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 Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 150
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 60 - SFr 85
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 150
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 Torino Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 60
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 15 - SFr 20
Base Standard
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Base Premium
SFr 40 - SFr 60
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 Torino Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 21
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 Torino Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 35
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Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Base 2nd Class
SFr 18 - SFr 22
Base 1st Class
SFr 29 - SFr 32
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 Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 15
Website
Malpensa Express
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Torino - Bus station to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 26
Website
Marino Autolinee
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Torino Corso Giulio Cesare to Milano Malpensa Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 22
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
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 Milan Malpensa Airport, Milan to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Turin to Switzerland is 404 km. It takes approximately 4h 13m to drive from Turin to Switzerland.

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Swiss offers flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport.

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