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There are 4 ways to get from Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Innsbruck Hbf
  2. Take the train from Brennero Brenner to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
  2. Take the bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Meran

2 alternative options

Train via Dornbirn

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Heerbrugg
  2. Take the train from Dornbirn to Innsbruck Hbf
  3. Take the train from Brennero Brenner to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N

Drive

  1. Drive from Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N

Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N by train

The train journey time between Zürich and Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N is around 7h 45m and covers a distance of around 418 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 48m. The fastest train normally takes 6h 44m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and others, the Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N train service departs from Zuerich Hb and arrives in Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N. Typically 42 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 57m
Layover time:
1h 48m
Total time:
7h 45m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
6h 44m
Train distance:
418 km
Trains per week:
42
Cheapest price:
€94
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:40
Last train departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N train schedules

Switzerland → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Bangladesh, Brazil, India and Sri Lanka

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Israel, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion, Svalbard and Jan Mayen and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Dominican Republic, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Maldives, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Dominican Republic, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Maldives, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals who have visited Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, United Kingdom and United States in the last 14 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Aruba, Dominican Republic, Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles

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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 14 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N is to bus which costs SFr 28 - SFr 40 and takes 8h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich station to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N. However, there are services departing from Zurich Bus Station and arriving at Vilpiano via Innsbruck Südbahnstraße and Terme Merano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N via Innsbruck Hbf and Brennero Brenner. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 7m.

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The distance between Zürich and Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N is 222 km. The road distance is 296.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N without a car is to train which takes 7h 7m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 190.

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It takes approximately 7h 7m to get from Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N, including transfers.

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Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich Bus Station.

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Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N 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 Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N is to train which takes 7h 7m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 28 - SFr 40 and takes 8h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N.
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  • Distance: 221.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 7m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N, Italy?

You can take a train from Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N via Innsbruck Hbf and Brennero Brenner in around 7h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N via Innsbruck Südbahnstraße, Meran, Terme Merano, and Vilpiano in around 8h 20m.

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 Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Heerbrugg
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Brennero Brenner to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Dornbirn to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dornbirn to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Dornbirn to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Dornbirn to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Meran
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Meran station.

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Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N is 296 km. It takes approximately 3h 55m to drive from Zürich to Vilpiano-N/Vilpian-N.

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