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Recommended option

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Ec
  2. Ic / ...

$67 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. N307

$30 - $55

6 alternative options

Train via Zug(CH)  •  9 h 28 min

  1. 5
  2. Ic / ...

$109 - $184

Drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. 320.5 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. ZRH - MXP

$107 - $334

Fly to Florence, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. ZRH - FLR

$90 - $411

Fly to Lugano, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. ZRH - LUG

$128 - $327

Fly to Nice, bus, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. ZRH - NCE

$85 - $282

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and La Spezia, Italy?

You can take a train from Zürich to La Spezia via Milano Centrale in around 7 h 29 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to La Spezia once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
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 Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Zug
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zug(CH) to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and La Spezia is 376 km. The road distance is 513 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to La Spezia is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 55 and takes 7 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Zürich to La Spezia is to drive which takes 5 h 26 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 110.

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at La Spezia Centrale via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 29 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at La Spezia. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to get from Zürich to La Spezia, including transfers.