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There are 4 ways to get from Zermatt to Levanto by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto Ic / ...

82€ - 162€

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Visp Train Station to Genoa Marittima Neuchatel-Genua-Savona
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Levanto Re / ...

53€ - 94€

2 alternative options

Bus  •  12h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Chatillon - Autostazione to Sestri Levante

68€ - 126€

Drive  •  5h 32m

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Levanto 432.4 km

55€ - 80€

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Levanto is 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Levanto is to drive which costs SFr 55 - SFr 90 and takes 5h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Levanto is to drive which costs SFr 55 - SFr 90 and takes 5h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Levanto. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Levanto via Visp and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 2m.

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The distance between Zermatt and Levanto is 253 km. The road distance is 432.4 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Levanto without a car is to train which takes 8h 2m and costs SFr 85 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 8h 2m to get from Zermatt to Levanto, including transfers.

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Zermatt to Levanto train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Visp station.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Levanto is to train which takes 8h 2m and costs SFr 85 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 70 - SFr 140 and takes 12h 16m.

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Zermatt to Levanto train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Levanto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Levanto is 432 km. It takes approximately 5h 32m to drive from Zermatt to Levanto.

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  • Distance: 252.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 2m

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Levanto, Italy?

You can take a train from Zermatt to Levanto via Visp and Milano Centrale in around 8h 2m. Alternatively, Grouppo Stat operates a bus from Chatillon - Autostazione to Sestri Levante once a week. Tickets cost 35€ - 75€ and the journey takes 5h 30m.

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 Visp to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Levanto
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
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Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
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 Levanto
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 28€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
25€ - 28€
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 10€
Bus operators
Grouppo Stat
Phone
+39 0142 452854
Email
autoticinostac@statcasale.com
Website
gruppostat.com
Bus from Chatillon - Autostazione to Sestri Levante
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 75€
Website
Grouppo Stat
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Visp Train Station to Genoa Marittima
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
ExpressBus

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