There are 8 ways to get from Zürich to La Spezia 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 Trenitalia Eurocity  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Icn / ...

$65 - $86

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Bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to La Spezia N307

$30 - $55

6 alternative options

Train via Zug(CH)  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Zug 5
  2. Take the train from Zug(CH) to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Icn / ...

$108 - $184

Drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to La Spezia 320.5 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Zurich to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7 h 13 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 La Spezia Centrale

$106 - $334

Train to Basel, fly to Pisa, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Pisa (PSA) BSL - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$95 - $433

Fly Zurich to Florence, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$99 - $410

Fly Zurich to Lugano, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$127 - $332

Questions & Answers

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.

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

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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.

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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 22 min.

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The distance between Zürich and La Spezia is 376 km. The road distance is 512.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to La Spezia without a car is to train which takes 7 h 22 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 85.

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It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to get from Zürich to La Spezia, including transfers.

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Zürich to La Spezia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to La Spezia.
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  • Distance: 235.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 22 min

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 22 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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
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
$21 - $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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
Trenitalia
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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

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