There are 5 ways to get from Zürich to Desenzano del Garda by train, car or plane

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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Train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Desenzano Ec

$60 - $85

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Train via Milano Centrale  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Desenzano Fr / ...

$52 - $79

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Desenzano del Garda 250.7 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  4 h 54 min

  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 to Desenzano

$96 - $322

Fly to Verona  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Verona (VRN) ZRH - VRN

$86 - $449

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Desenzano del Garda is to train which costs SFr 50 - SFr 80 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Desenzano del Garda is to drive which costs SFr 55 - SFr 85 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Desenzano. Services depart three times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Desenzano del Garda is 260 km. The road distance is 401.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Desenzano del Garda without a car is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 80.

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The train from Zuerich Hb to Desenzano takes 4 h 56 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Zürich to Desenzano del Garda train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Desenzano del Garda is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 80. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs SFr 80 - SFr 430 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Zürich to Desenzano del Garda train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Desenzano station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Desenzano del Garda.
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  • Distance: 162.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Desenzano del Garda, Italy?

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Zürich to Desenzano del Garda 3 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 4 h 56 min. Alternatively, Alitalia, Eurowings and nine other airlines fly from Zürich to Desenzano del Garda hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Verona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
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 Desenzano
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.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 Desenzano
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Desenzano del Garda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
italotreno.it

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