There are 5 ways to get from Zürich to Tirano by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chur to Samedan 1-Y / ...
  3. Take the bus from Samedan to Tirano

$97 - $168

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Monza Ec
  2. Take the train from Monza to Tirano Re_8

$54 - $105

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Lugano Sud
  2. Take the bus from Lugano, Stazione to Tirano, Stazione 5950

$73 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Tirano 166.4 miles

$40 - $60

Fly, train  •  6 h 50 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 Tirano

$89 - $345

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Tirano is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Tirano is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Tirano. However, there are services departing from Zürich and arriving at Tirano, Stazione via Pambio-Noranco, Posta and Lugano, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Tirano. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Tirano via Monza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 32 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Tirano is 178 km. The road distance is 266.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Tirano without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 52 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 170.

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Zürich to Tirano, including transfers.

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Zürich to Tirano bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, depart from Zürich station.

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

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The best way to get from Zürich to Tirano is to train which takes 6 h 32 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 70 - SFr 100 and takes 7 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Tirano.
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  • Distance: 111.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Tirano via Monza in around 6 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Tirano via Lugano Sud, Pambio-Noranco, Posta, Lugano, Al Forte, and Lugano, Stazione in around 7 h 37 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $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. 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 Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Chur to Samedan
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Chur to Samedan
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
rhb.ch
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rhb.ch
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 Monza
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Monza to Tirano
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $45
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Tirano
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $50
Schedules at
trenord.it
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Samedan to Tirano
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Lugano, Stazione to Tirano, Stazione
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Zürich to Lugano Sud
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
ventrebus.com

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Zürich to Tirano bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Tirano, Stazione station.

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Zürich to Tirano train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Tirano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Tirano is 266 km. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Zürich to Tirano.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 311+ hotels available in Tirano. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 19.

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