There are 5 ways to get from Zürich to Ancona by train, bus and ferry, night bus, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona Fb / ...

$80 - $132

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Bus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Ancona 421

$40 - $70

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry, night bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zurich to Bologna
  2. Take the night bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli Baltour

$56 - $69

Drive  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Ancona 448.1 miles

$100 - $160

Fly  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ancona (AOI) ZRH - AOI

$99 - $285

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Ancona is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 70 and takes 10 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Ancona is to fly which costs SFr 95 - SFr 280 and takes 6 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Ancona. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Ancona. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Ancona via Milano Centrale and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 41 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Ancona is 570 km. The road distance is 717 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Ancona without a car is to train which takes 7 h 41 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Zürich to Ancona, including transfers.

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Zürich to Ancona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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Zürich to Ancona train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Ancona is to train which takes 7 h 41 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 70 and takes 10 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 95 - SFr 280 and takes 6 h 6 min.

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  • Distance: 356.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Ancona via Milano Centrale and Bologna C.Le in around 7 h 41 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Ancona twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 10 h 45 min. Autolinee Ventre also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Ancona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Ancona via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Ancona via Hannover, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Ancona via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Ancona via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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 Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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 Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Zurich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
eurolines.ch
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Night bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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 Zurich to Ancona
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Zürich to Ancona Nord
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
ventrebus.com

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Ancona Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Zürich to Ancona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ancona station.

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Zürich to Ancona train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Ancona station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Ancona is 717 km. It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to drive from Zürich to Ancona.

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easyJet, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Ancona Airport.

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Book your Zürich to Ancona bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 780+ hotels available in Ancona. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 19.

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