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There are 3 ways to get from Zürich to Trento by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Trento, Trento 409

$26 - $45

2 alternative options

Train  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Trento Reg / ...

$60 - $112

Drive  •  4h 57m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Trento 292.4 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Trento is to bus which costs SFr 26 - SFr 45 and takes 6h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Trento is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 4h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Trento, Trento. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Trento. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Trento via Milano Centrale and Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 58m.

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The distance between Zürich and Trento is 243 km. The road distance is 467.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Trento without a car is to bus which takes 6h 10m and costs SFr 26 - SFr 45.

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The bus from Zurich to Trento, Trento takes 6h 10m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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

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

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The best way to get from Zürich to Trento is to bus which takes 6h 10m and costs SFr 26 - SFr 45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 60 - SFr 120 and takes 6h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Trento.
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  • Distance: 152.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 10m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Trento 4 times a week. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 6h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Trento via Milano Centrale and Verona Porta Nuova in around 6h 58m.

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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Trento
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Trento
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Trento, Trento
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Trento is 468 km. It takes approximately 4h 57m to drive from Zürich to Trento.

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