There are 4 ways to get from Zürich to Tirano by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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

$96 - $166

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

2 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Lugano 401
  2. Take the bus from Lugano, Stazione to Tirano, Stazione 5950

$63 - $102

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Tirano 166.4 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Tirano is 178 km. The road distance is 266 km.

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

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

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.

No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Tirano. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Tirano, Stazione via Lugano, Resega and Lugano, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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

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, Lugano, Resega, and Lugano, Stazione in around 7 h.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 - $45
Schedules at
rhb.ch
Book at
rhb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
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
$50 - $80
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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