There are 6 ways to get from Venice to Zürich 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.

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Train  •  6 h 31 min

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

$75 - $110

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Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Zurich 409

$35 - $65

4 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb Ec

$57 - $107

Drive  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Zürich 342.3 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Zurich  •  4 h 2 min

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

$68 - $324

Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL) VCE - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$85 - $389

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Zürich is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Zürich is to fly which costs 55€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Venice and Zürich is 361 km. The road distance is 547.7 km.

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The train from Venezia S.Lucia to Zuerich Hb takes 6 h 31 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Zurich. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Zuerich Hb. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

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

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Venice to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai) station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 225.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

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

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Venice to Zürich once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 6 h 31 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Zürich once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Venice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
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 Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Venice, Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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