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There are 5 ways to get from Zürich to Gerno by train, bus, 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

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Chiasso

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Milan

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Chiasso
  2. Take the train from Chiasso to Sesto S.Giovanni

Drive

  1. Drive from Zürich to Gerno

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Porta Garibaldi
  3. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Macherio-Canonica

Zürich to Gerno by train

The train journey time between Zürich and Gerno is around 3h 26m and covers a distance of around 251 km. This includes an average layover time of around 11 min. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Trenord and Trenitalia EuroCity, the Zürich to Gerno train service departs from Zuerich Hb and arrives in Macherio-Canonica. Typically 155 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

155 Weekly Trains
3h 26m Average Duration
€67 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Zürich to Gerno is to bus, which costs SFr 18 - SFr 23 and takes 5h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Gerno is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 3h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Gerno. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Macherio-Canonica via Chiasso and Monza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 26m.

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The distance between Zürich and Gerno is 200 km. The road distance is 267.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Gerno without a car is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 170.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Zürich to Gerno, including transfers.

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Zürich to Gerno train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Gerno is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 18 - SFr 23 and takes 5h 5m.

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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 Gerno train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Chiasso station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Gerno.
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  • Distance: 199.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 26m

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zuerich Hb to Chiasso hourly. Tickets cost €60 - €120 and the journey takes 2h 22m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich Bus Station to Milan once daily. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 4h 35m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €450
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 Chiasso
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Chiasso to Sesto S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
Trenord
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Macherio-Canonica
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €15
Bus operators
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 Milan
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
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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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Gerno is 267 km. It takes approximately 3h 9m to drive from Zürich to Gerno.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 20.

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