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There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Cortina d'Ampezzo by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße 409 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Cortina d'Ampezzo 499

$27 - $44

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Train, bus  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Cortina d'Ampezzo 499

$64 - $107

Train  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Fortezza/Franzensfeste Rex / ...
  3. Take the train from Fortezza/Franzensfeste to Villabassa-Braies/Niederdorf-Prags Rex / ...

$73 - $127

Bus Eurolines CH  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Innsbruck
  2. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Cortina d'Ampezzo 499

$38 - $49

Drive  •  5h 18m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Cortina d'Ampezzo 286.1 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Venice, bus  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE
  2. Take the bus from Venice Airport to Cortina d'Ampezzo

$81 - $354

Fly to Munich, bus  •  8h 51m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  2. Take the bus from Munich Airport to Bressanone
  3. Take the bus from Brixen to Cortina d'Ampezzo

$164 - $428

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Cortina d'Ampezzo is to bus which costs SFr 26 - SFr 45 and takes 8h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Cortina d'Ampezzo is to drive which costs SFr 65 - SFr 100 and takes 5h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Cortina d'Ampezzo. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Cortina d'Ampezzo via Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 20m.

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The distance between Zürich and Cortina d'Ampezzo is 287 km. The road distance is 457.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Cortina d'Ampezzo without a car is to bus which takes 8h 20m and costs SFr 26 - SFr 45.

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It takes approximately 8h 20m to get from Zürich to Cortina d'Ampezzo, including transfers.

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Zürich to Cortina d'Ampezzo bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Cortina d'Ampezzo is to bus which takes 8h 20m and costs SFr 26 - SFr 45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 70 - SFr 130 and takes 9h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Zürich to Cortina d'Ampezzo bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cortina d'Ampezzo station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Cortina d'Ampezzo.
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  • Distance: 179.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 20m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy?

You can take a bus from Zürich to Cortina d'Ampezzo via Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße in around 8h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Cortina d'Ampezzo via Innsbruck Hbf, Fortezza/Franzensfeste, Villabassa-Braies/Niederdorf-Prags, and Villabassa in around 9h 15m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
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 Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Fortezza/Franzensfeste
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Fortezza/Franzensfeste to Villabassa-Braies/Niederdorf-Prags
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $11
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 Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Cortina d'Ampezzo
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Book at
eurolines.ch
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Brixen to Cortina d'Ampezzo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Autostradale

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Cortina d'Ampezzo is 458 km. It takes approximately 5h 18m to drive from Zürich to Cortina d'Ampezzo.

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

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Book your Zürich to Cortina d'Ampezzo bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1230+ hotels available in Cortina d'Ampezzo. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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