There are 5 ways to get from Varese to Switzerland 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB 12-Y / ...

$67 - $125

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Como to Zurich 421 / ...

$21 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Varese - Stazione FNM to Como - Stazione FNM C77
  2. Take the bus from Como to Zürich

$26 - $42

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Varese to Zürich 153.7 miles

$35 - $55

Train, line 50 train, fly  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Varese to Mendrisio
  2. Take the line 50 train from Mendrisio to Lugano
  3. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Zurich (ZRH) LUG - ZRH

$101 - $276

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The cheapest way to get from Varese to Switzerland is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varese to Switzerland is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Varese and Switzerland is 118 km. The road distance is 246 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Varese to Switzerland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Varese to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Varese - Stazione FNM and arriving at Zürich via Como Stazione Lago and Como. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Varese to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Varese and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Mendrisio, Lugano and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between Varese, Italy and Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Varese to Zürich every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Varese to Zürich 5 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Mendrisio to Lugano
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
FNM Autoservizi
Phone
02/961921
Email
info.fnma@ferrovienord.it
Website
fnmautoservizi.it
Bus from Varese - Stazione FNM to Como - Stazione FNM
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
fnmautoservizi.it
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Como to Zürich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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