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There are 8 ways to get from Venice to Switzerland by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Zurich  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zurich (ZRH) VCE - ZRH

$68 - $323

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Zurich 401 / ...

$34 - $60

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Fly to Geneva  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Geneva (GVA) VCE - GVA

$40 - $248

Fly to Basel  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL) VCE - BSL

$55 - $328

Train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Zuerich Hb Ec

$87 - $122

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB Eurocity / ...

$96 - $187

Bus Domo Reisen  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Venezia to Affoltern am Albis

$77 - $98

Drive  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Zürich 342.3 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Switzerland is to bus which costs 29€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Switzerland is to fly which costs 45€ - 290€ and takes 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Venezia and arriving at Zürich Enge, Bahnhof/Bederstr. via Affoltern a.A., Moosbach and Affoltern a. A., Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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The distance between Venice and Switzerland is 350 km. The road distance is 547.7 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 6 h 35 min and costs 75€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Venice to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Venice to Switzerland bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, depart from Venezia station.

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Venice to Switzerland train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Venezia S.Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Switzerland is to fly which takes 4 h 3 min and costs 55€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 35 min, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 85€ and takes 8 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 219 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Switzerland?

Swiss, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Venice to Zürich 4 times a day. Alternatively, Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Venice to Zürich once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 6 h 31 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Venice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Train operators
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 Venezia S.Lucia to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Venezia to Affoltern am Albis
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Venice to Switzerland bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, arrive at Affoltern am Albis station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Switzerland is 548 km. It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to drive from Venice to Switzerland.

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easyJet, Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Venice Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 658+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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