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There are 10 ways to get from Zürich to Ravenna by train, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ravenna Reg / ...

$62 - $111

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Bus, train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Bologna, Bologna N524 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ravenna Reg / ...

$34 - $62

8 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zurich to Bologna
  2. Take the bus from Bologna - Piazza XX settembre to Forlì station 5

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Ravenna 361.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Zurich to Bologna, train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Bologna (BLQ) ZRH - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ravenna

$119 - $384

Fly Zurich to Florence, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ravenna

$100 - $411

Fly Zurich to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6 h 33 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 Bologna C.Le
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ravenna

$116 - $354

Fly Zurich to Venice, train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ravenna

$84 - $365

Fly Zurich to Lugano, train  •  7 h 39 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 Bologna C.Le
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ravenna

$137 - $346

Train to Basel, fly to Venice, train  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Venice (VCE) BSL - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ravenna

$104 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Ravenna is to bus and train which costs SFr 30 - SFr 65 and takes 8 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Ravenna is to drive which costs SFr 85 - SFr 130 and takes 5 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Ravenna. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Ravenna via Bologna - Piazza XX settembre and Forlì. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Ravenna. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Ravenna via Milano Centrale and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Ravenna is 433 km. The road distance is 578.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Ravenna without a car is to train which takes 6 h 38 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 120.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Zürich to Ravenna, including transfers.

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Zürich to Ravenna bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Zurich station.

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

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Ravenna.
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  • Distance: 270.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Ravenna via Milano Centrale and Bologna C.Le in around 6 h 38 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Basel to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
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 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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 Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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
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 Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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 Bologna C.Le to Ravenna
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Train from Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 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 Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Zurich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch
Società Autocooperative Trasporti Italiani S.p.A.
Phone
0874.63999
Email
info@satiautobus.com
Website
satiautobus.com
Bus from Bologna - Piazza XX settembre to Forlì station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
satiautobus.com

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Zürich to Ravenna bus services, operated by Società Autocooperative Trasporti Italiani S.p.A., arrive at Forlì station.

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Zürich to Ravenna train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Ravenna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Ravenna is 579 km. It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to drive from Zürich to Ravenna.

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Brussels Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Alitalia and 11 other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Bologna Airport.

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There are 520+ hotels available in Ravenna. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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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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