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There are 5 ways to get from Turin to Switzerland by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb Ec

SFr 74 - SFr 189

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Bus  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Torino - Corso Giulio Cesare 10 - Porta Palazzo to Milano - Autostazione Terminal Bus Di Lampugnano 004 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Zurich Bus Station N11 / ...

SFr 69 - SFr 113

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Bus, train  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Torino Corso Bolzano to Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
  2. Take the bus from Milan Malpensa Airport P2 Terminal 1 to Arbedo-Castione Via Stazione
  3. Take the train from Castione-Arbedo to Zürich HB

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Turin to Zürich 396.7 km

SFr 50 - SFr 80

Train, fly  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Geneve
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH

SFr 212 - SFr 388

Italy → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Campania, Apulia in Italy
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Austria: Oberösterreich, Salzburg
France: Bretagne, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Paris, Normandy, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Occitanie, Pays de la Loire, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Germany: Saxony, Thuringia
Italy: Campania, Apulia

This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, Estonia, Hungary, India, Kuwait, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Poland, Qatar, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, Turkey and Uruguay
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Switzerland is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Switzerland is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Switzerland is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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The most affordable way to get from Turin to Switzerland is to drive, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 4h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Turin to Switzerland is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 4h 7m.

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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, Chiasso and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 51m.

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The distance between Turin and Switzerland is 197 km. The road distance is 396.7 km.

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The best way to get from Turin to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs 65€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m 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 Susa station.

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The best way to get from Turin to Switzerland is to train which takes 4h 51m and costs 65€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 7h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Turin to Switzerland train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zuerich Hb station.

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Map of how to get from Turin to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 196.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 51m

What companies run services between Turin, Italy and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Turin to Zürich via Milano Centrale, Chiasso, and Zürich HB in around 4h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Turin to Zürich via Milano - Autostazione Terminal Bus Di Lampugnano, Milan, Zurich Bus Station, and Zürich HB in around 7h 8m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 400
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 370
Train operators
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 Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 15 - SFr 21
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 Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 22
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 Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 16
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 Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 90
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 55
1st Class
SFr 65 - SFr 90
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Castione-Arbedo to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 45 - SFr 55
1st Class
SFr 45 - SFr 55
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 15 - SFr 22
Rail 1st Class
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Torino - Corso Giulio Cesare 10 - Porta Palazzo to Milano - Autostazione Terminal Bus Di Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
Bus from Torino Corso Bolzano to Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 23
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
Arriva Italia - Torino
Phone
035 289000
Website
torino.arriva.it
Bus from Torino - Corso Giulio Cesare 10 - Porta Palazzo to Milano - Autostazione Terminal Bus Di Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 24
Website
Arriva Italia - Torino
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 to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Website
RegioJet
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Milan to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Giosy Tours
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Website
giosytours.ch
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport P2 Terminal 1 to Arbedo-Castione Via Stazione
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 45
Website
Giosy Tours

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