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There are 11 ways to get from Zürich to Rimini by train, bus and ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train via Bologna C.Le  •  6 h 19 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 Rimini Rv / ...

$64 - $115

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zurich to Bologna
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Rimini Ouibus / ...

$46 - $60

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Train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Rimini Fb / ...

$75 - $111

Bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Verona 409
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Rimini N431 / ...

$47 - $78

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Rimini 387 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Ancona, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ancona (AOI) ZRH - AOI
  2. Take the train from Falconara Marittima to Rimini

$113 - $297

Fly to Bologna, train  •  7 h 42 min

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

$121 - $388

Fly to Florence, train  •  6 h 24 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 Rimini

$102 - $415

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6 h 10 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 Rimini

$118 - $358

Fly to Venice, train  •  7 h 35 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 Rimini

$86 - $369

Fly to Lugano, train  •  7 h 18 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 Rimini

$139 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Rimini is to bus and ferry and bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 60 and takes 9 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Rimini is to fly and train which costs SFr 110 - SFr 360 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Rimini. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Rimini via Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Rimini. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Rimini via Milano Centrale and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 19 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Rimini is 482 km. The road distance is 619.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Rimini without a car is to train which takes 6 h 19 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 120.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Zürich to Rimini, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Zürich to Rimini is to train which takes 6 h 19 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 12 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Rimini.
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  • Distance: 301.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Rimini via Milano Centrale and Bologna C.Le in around 6 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Rimini via Verona in around 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Ancona via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Ancona via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Ancona via Berlin Tegel, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Ancona via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Ancona via Nuremberg, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Ancona via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Ancona via Hamburg, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Ancona via Leipzig, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
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
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Zurich to Ancona via Catania
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
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 2 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
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 Milano Centrale to Rimini
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 15 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 Rimini
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Train from Falconara Marittima to Rimini
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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
Bus operators
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
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 Bologna to Rimini
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to Rimini
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Società Autocooperative Trasporti Italiani S.p.A.
Phone
0874.63999
Email
info@satiautobus.com
Website
satiautobus.com
Bus from Bologna - Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre to Rimini - Via Annibale Fada
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
satiautobus.com
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 Verona
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Verona to Rimini
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Ancona Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Rimini is 619 km. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Zürich to Rimini.

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Eurowings, Edelweiss Air, Volotea and two other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Ancona Airport.

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There are 1761+ hotels available in Rimini. Prices start at $44 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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