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There are 8 ways to get from Vernazza to Zürich by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Milano Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb Ec / ...

SFr 46 - SFr 88

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Bus  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Zurich N307

SFr 32 - SFr 62

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Train via Como  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Milano Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso 10 / ...
  3. Take the train from Chiasso to Zürich HB 4-Y / ...

SFr 93 - SFr 193

Drive  •  5h 59m

  1. Drive from Vernazza to Zürich 326.6 miles

SFr 75 - SFr 120

Train to Florence, fly  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Vernazza to Firenze Smn
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zurich (ZRH) FLR - ZRH

SFr 100 - SFr 398

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  7h 41m

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

SFr 102 - SFr 339

Train to Genoa, fly  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Genova Brignole
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Zurich (ZRH) GOA - ZRH

SFr 113 - SFr 438

Train, train to Lugano, fly  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
  3. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Zurich (ZRH) LUG - ZRH

SFr 126 - SFr 346

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The cheapest way to get from Vernazza to Zürich is to bus which costs 28€ - 55€ and takes 9h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Vernazza to Zürich is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vernazza to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Vernazza and arriving at Zuerich Hb via Levanto and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 8m.

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The distance between Vernazza and Zürich is 370 km. The road distance is 522.6 km.

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The best way to get from Vernazza to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 8h 8m and costs 40€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 8h 8m to get from Vernazza to Zürich, including transfers.

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Vernazza to Zürich train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Levanto station.

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The best way to get from Vernazza to Zürich is to train which takes 8h 8m and costs 40€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 55€ and takes 9h 34m.

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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Vernazza to Zürich train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Zuerich Hb station.

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Map of how to get from Vernazza to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 231.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 8m

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

You can take a train from Vernazza to Zürich via Levanto and Milano Centrale in around 8h 8m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vernazza to Zürich once daily. Tickets cost SFr 30 - SFr 55 and the journey takes 7h 50m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 700
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 250
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 500
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 500
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 500
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 500
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 310
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 320
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 220 - SFr 850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Genoa to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 320
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Levanto to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Levanto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 21
Website
trenitalia.com
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 Levanto to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 35
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
SFr 27 - SFr 32
Train from Vernazza to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 26
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
SFr 22 - SFr 26
Train from Levanto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 12
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
SFr 9 - SFr 12
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 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 30
Website
trenitalia.com
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 16
Website
Malpensa Express
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from La Spezia to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Vernazza to Zürich is 523 km. It takes approximately 5h 59m to drive from Vernazza to Zürich.

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

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