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

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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Fly Zurich to Bastia  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Bastia (BIA) ZRH - BIA

$199 - $604

Cheapest option

Train, car ferry  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Nice Ville Ec
  3. Take the car ferry from Nice to Ajaccio

$122 - $238

6 alternative options

Train to Basel, fly to Bastia  •  4 h 53 min

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

$129 - $409

Train to Basel, fly to Ajaccio  •  5 h 51 min

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

$127 - $866

Fly Zurich to Ajaccio  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ajaccio (AJA) ZRH - AJA

$202 - $571

Train, car ferry via Dijon Ville  •  16 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Dijon Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Toulon Tgv
  3. Take the car ferry from Toulon to Ajaccio

$240 - $328

Bus, carferry  •  19 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Livorno
  2. Take the carferry from Livorno to Bastia
  3. Take the bus from Bastia to Ajaccio

Bus, car ferry  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Genoa, Piazza Vittoria
  2. Take the car ferry from Genoa to Bastia
  3. Take the bus from Bastia to Ajaccio

Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Corsica is 580 km.

The best way to get from Zürich to Corsica without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 16 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to get from Zürich to Corsica, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Bastia Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Air France, Lufthansa, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Bastia Airport.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Corsica. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Corsica.
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  • Distance: 362.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 47 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Corsica, France?

Eurowings, Air France and five other airlines fly from Zürich to Borgo 5 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Bastia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Bastia via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Ajaccio via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Ajaccio via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Ajaccio via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Zurich to Bastia via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Ajaccio via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Ajaccio via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Ajaccio via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Bastia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Basel to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $1,600
Flights from Zurich to Ajaccio via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Ajaccio via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Bastia via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Bastia via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Bastia via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Bastia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Bastia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Basel to Bastia via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Zürich HB to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Dijon Ville to Toulon
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
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
Train from Milano Centrale to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Zurich to Livorno
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Euro Corse Voyages
Website
eurocorse.com
Bus from Bastia to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
eurocorse.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Genoa, Piazza Vittoria
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
regiojet.com
Ferry operators
Corsica Ferries
Phone
+33.4.95.32.95.95
Website
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Toulon to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Nice to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Livorno to Bastia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Moby S.p.A
Phone
+49 (0)611 14020
Email
info@moby.it
Website
mobylines.com
Car ferry from Genoa to Bastia
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Schedules at
mobylines.com
Standard car
$40 - $60
Low season
$28 - $40
High season
$40 - $60

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