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There are 7 ways to get from Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 38m

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

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Bus  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Milan N524 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Turin 726 / ...

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Train via Zürich Oerlikon  •  5h 55m

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

Night bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the night bus from Zurich Bus Station to Turin N474

Drive  •  4h 14m

  1. Drive from Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin 406.3 km

Fly to Turin  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Turin (TRN) ZRH - TRN

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  4h 57m

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

Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin by train

The train journey time between Zürich (Kreis 11) and Turin is around 6h 14m and covers a distance of around 405 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 47m. The fastest train normally takes 4h 43m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano and others, the Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin train service departs from Zürich Affoltern and arrives in Torino Porta Nuova. Typically 98 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 27m
Layover time:
1h 47m
Total time:
6h 14m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 43m
Train distance:
405 km
Trains per week:
98
Cheapest price:
€85
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:44
Last train departs at:
20:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin train schedules

Trains departing Saturday, September 25, 2021

Switzerland → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Conditions of entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals who have visited Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, United Kingdom and United States in the last 14 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Switzerland

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Switzerland.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Turin is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Turin is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin is to bus which costs SFr 14 - SFr 40 and takes 6h 16m.

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The fastest way to get from Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin is to drive which takes 4h 14m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 85.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Zurich Bus Station station and arriving at Turin. This bus operates Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin. However, there are services departing from Zürich Affoltern and arriving at Torino Porta Nuova via Zuerich Hb, Lugano and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 38m.

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The distance between Zürich (Kreis 11) and Turin is 269 km. The road distance is 406.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin without a car is to train which takes 5h 38m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 5h 38m to get from Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin, including transfers.

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Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich Bus Station.

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Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin is to train which takes 5h 38m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 14 - SFr 40 and takes 6h 16m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 75 - SFr 190 and takes 6h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin.
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  • Distance: 269.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 38m

What companies run services between Zürich (Kreis 11), Switzerland and Turin, Italy?

You can take a train from Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin via Zuerich Hb, Lugano, and Milano Centrale in around 5h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin via Milan in around 6h 16m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €250
Flights from Zurich to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Turin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €2000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Turin via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Turin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Turin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €1700
Train operators
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 Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
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 Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €14
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Bus operators
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 Zurich Bus Station to Milan
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Milan
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Night bus from Zurich Bus Station to Turin
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai to Milan Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Milano to Torino
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Marozzi VT
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Torino
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Turin Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Turin station.

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Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Torino Porta Nuova station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin is 406 km. It takes approximately 4h 14m to drive from Zürich (Kreis 11) to Turin.

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Alitalia, British Airways, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Turin Airport.

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The best way to get from Zürich (Kreis 11) to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 5 min and costs SFr 9 - SFr 17.

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