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There are 8 ways to get from Zürich to Savona by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Savona, Savona N508

23€ - 28€

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Train  •  6h 59m

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

86€ - 156€

Train via Genoa  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Savona Re / ...

86€ - 198€

Bus via Zurich Airport  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Airport to Savona Marittima Bern -Genua-Savona

46€ - 74€

Drive  •  4h 47m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Savona 454 km

60€ - 90€

Fly to Genoa  •  6h 28m

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

85€ - 345€

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6h 42m

  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 Genova P.Za Principe
  4. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Savona

89€ - 461€

Fly to Nice, bus  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nice (NCE) ZRH - NCE
  2. Take the bus from Nice Aéroport to Savona, Via Gramsci

79€ - 391€

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Savona is to bus which costs SFr 24 - SFr 30 and takes 6h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Savona is to drive which costs SFr 60 - SFr 95 and takes 4h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Savona, Savona. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6h 35m.

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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 59m.

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The distance between Zürich and Savona is 340 km. The road distance is 454 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Savona without a car is to bus which takes 6h 35m and costs SFr 24 - SFr 30.

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The bus from Zurich to Savona, Savona takes 6h 35m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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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 Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Savona is to bus which takes 6h 35m and costs SFr 24 - SFr 30. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 90 - SFr 170 and takes 6h 59m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 90 - SFr 370 and takes 6h 28m.

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  • Distance: 340 km
  • Duration: 6h 35m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich to Savona, Savona 3 times a day. Tickets cost 23€ - 28€ and the journey takes 6h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Savona via Milano Centrale in around 6h 59m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 290€
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 650€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 370€
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 370€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Savona
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Thello
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Thello
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Savona
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Thello
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Savona
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Savona
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
4€ - 6€
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 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 25€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
22€ - 25€
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
17€ - 20€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 7€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
6€ - 7€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 19€
Base Standard
29€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Savona, Savona
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Zurich Airport to Savona Marittima
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
ExpressBus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice Aéroport to Savona, Via Gramsci
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Eurolines FR

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Savona is 454 km. It takes approximately 4h 47m to drive from Zürich to Savona.

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KLM, Alitalia, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Genoa Airport.

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Book your Zürich to Savona bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 1198+ hotels available in Savona. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 20.

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