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There are 9 ways to get from Zürich to Padua by train, bus, night 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 via Milano Centrale  •  5 h 46 min

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

$57 - $101

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Milan, Milan N524 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Padua, Padova 400 / ...

$23 - $49

7 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Padova Ec

$70 - $110

Night bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the night bus from Zurich to Padua, Padova N401

$30 - $55

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Padua 323.2 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Zurich to Venice, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Padova

$69 - $340

Train to Basel, fly to Venice  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Venice (VCE) BSL - VCE

$89 - $405

Fly Zurich to Milan Malpensa, train  •  5 h 36 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 Padova

$111 - $354

Fly Zurich to Florence, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Padova

$111 - $416

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Padua is to bus which costs SFr 23 - SFr 50 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Padua is to fly and train which costs SFr 65 - SFr 340 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Padua, Padova. This bus operates Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Padova. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 3 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Padua is 336 km. The road distance is 517.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Padua without a car is to train which takes 5 h 46 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Zürich to Padua, including transfers.

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

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Zürich to Padua train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Padua is to train which takes 5 h 46 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 23 - SFr 50 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Padua.
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  • Distance: 210 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Padua via Milano Centrale in around 5 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Padua via Milan, Milan in around 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
53 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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre to Padova
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Mestre to Padova
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Zurich to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Book at
eurolines.ch
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Zurigo to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zürich to Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus

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

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Zürich to Padua bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Padua, Padova station.

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Zürich to Padua train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Padova station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Padua is 517 km. It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to drive from Zürich to Padua.

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

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