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There are 8 ways to get from Zürich to Savona 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  •  6h 44m

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

$58 - $96

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Genoa, Genoa N177

$26 - $45

6 alternative options

Bus Domo Reisen  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Zürich Flughafen to Savona

$81 - $110

Drive  •  4h 47m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Savona 283.2 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Genoa  •  6h 28m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Genoa (GOA) ZRH - GOA

$109 - $417

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6h 35m

  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 Savona

$99 - $344

Fly to Nice, train  •  7h 15m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE
  2. Take the train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Savona

$91 - $291

Fly to Lugano, train  •  7h 43m

  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 Savona

$120 - $336

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Savona is to bus which costs SFr 26 - SFr 45 and takes 8h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Savona is to drive which costs SFr 65 - SFr 100 and takes 4h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Savona. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Savona via Genoa, Genoa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Savona. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Savona via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 44m.

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The distance between Zürich and Savona is 340 km. The road distance is 453.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Savona without a car is to train which takes 6h 44m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 100.

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It takes approximately 6h 44m to get from Zürich to Savona, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Zürich to Savona is to train which takes 6h 44m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 26 - SFr 45 and takes 8h 5m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 420 and takes 6h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Savona.
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  • Distance: 212.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 44m

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Savona via Milano Centrale in around 6h 44m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Savona twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 6h 15m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Savona
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
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
4h 3m
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
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Milano Centrale to Savona
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $27
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Laurent-du-Var to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
thello.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Zürich Flughafen to Savona
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Savona is 453 km. It takes approximately 4h 47m to drive from Zürich to Savona.

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Swiss, Scandinavian Airlines, Alitalia and four other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Genoa Airport.

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There are 883+ hotels available in Savona. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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

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