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There are 4 ways to get from Zürich to Avelengo by train, bus, night bus or car

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Recommended

Train

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Innsbruck Hbf
  2. Take the train from Brennero Brenner to Merano Meran

Cheapest

Train, bus, night bus

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Landquart
  2. Take the bus from Zernez, staziun to Glurns/Glorenza, Tauferer Tor
  3. Take the night bus from Glorenza to Merano - Via delle Corse

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Bergamo
  2. Take the bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Merano

Drive

  1. Drive from Zürich to Avelengo
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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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Isle of Man, Jersey, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion, Svalbard and Jan Mayen 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), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Kuwait, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Réunion, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay 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), Andorra, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Monaco and United Kingdom unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
  • 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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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

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

The social distance requirement in Avelengo 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: 23 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Avelengo is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 4h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Zürich to Avelengo is to drive which takes 4h 3m and costs SFr 40 - SFr 60.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich station to Avelengo. However, there are services departing from Zurich Bus Station and arriving at Avelengo via Orio al Serio Airport and Merano - Via delle Corse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 58m.

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The distance between Zürich and Avelengo is 218 km. The road distance is 295.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Avelengo without a car is to train which takes 8h 46m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 190.

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It takes approximately 8h 46m to get from Zürich to Avelengo, including transfers.

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Zürich to Avelengo bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Avelengo is to train which takes 8h 46m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 75 - SFr 110 and takes 10h 58m.

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Zürich to Avelengo bus services, operated by Alto Adige Bus, arrive at Merano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Avelengo is 296 km. It takes approximately 4h 3m to drive from Zürich to Avelengo.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Avelengo.
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  • Distance: 218.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 46m

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Avelengo via Innsbruck Hbf, Brennero Brenner, Merano Meran, and Merano - Stazione in around 8h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Avelengo via Bergamo, Orio al Serio Airport, Merano, and Merano - Via delle Corse in around 10h 58m.

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 Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Landquart
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Brennero Brenner to Merano Meran
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
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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Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Landquart
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Landquart
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Zürich HB to Landquart
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zernez, staziun to Glurns/Glorenza, Tauferer Tor
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €22
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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