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There are 5 ways to get from Zermatt to Ravenna by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp R
  2. Take the train from Visp to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Faenza Ic / ...

€88 - €240

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz R / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Domodossola Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Domodossola to Rho Fiera Re4
  4. Take the bus from Milan to Ravenna 423

€59 - €120

3 alternative options

Bus  •  14h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Alagna Valsesia - Piazza Mercato to Vercelli - Autostazione 050 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vercelli Autostazione to Lido Di Classe

€86 - €163

Drive  •  6h 15m

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Ravenna 525.7 km

€65 - €95

Train, fly, shuttle  •  12h 17m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Bologna (BLQ) MXP - BLQ
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Bologna Airport to Forli

€117 - €321

Zermatt to Ravenna by train

The train journey time between Zermatt and Ravenna is around 16h 37m and covers a distance of around 499 km. The fastest train normally takes 16h 6m. Services are operated by Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Trenitalia Frecce and others. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
16h 37m
Fastest train time:
16h 6m
Train distance:
499 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€92
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
13:13
Last train departs at:
18:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zermatt to Ravenna 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: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • 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 from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ravenna is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ravenna is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ravenna 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: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Ravenna is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 6h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Ravenna is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 6h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Ravenna. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Ravenna via Visp, Milano Centrale, Bologna Centrale and Faenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 46m.

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The distance between Zermatt and Ravenna is 392 km. The road distance is 525.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Ravenna without a car is to train which takes 8h 46m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 270.

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It takes approximately 8h 46m to get from Zermatt to Ravenna, including transfers.

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Zermatt to Ravenna train services, operated by Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn, depart from Zermatt station.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Ravenna is to train which takes 8h 46m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 90 - SFr 180 and takes 14h 17m.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Zermatt to Ravenna.
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  • Distance: 391.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 46m

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

You can take a train from Zermatt to Ravenna via Visp, Milano Centrale, Bologna Centrale, and Faenza in around 8h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zermatt to Ravenna via Alagna Valsesia - Piazza Mercato, Vercelli - Autostazione, Vercelli Autostazione, Lido Di Classe, and Lido di Classe in around 14h 17m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€19 - €95
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Alghero
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€19 - €95
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€19 - €95
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €95
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€19 - €95
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€19 - €95
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€19 - €95
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€410 - €650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €180
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Brindisi
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €150
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Catania
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €150
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Olbia
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €290
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€500 - €1200
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €410
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€280 - €900
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Train operators
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Phone
+41 (0)848 642 442
Email
railcenter@mgbahn.ch
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Visp
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
€18 - €22
1st Class Ticket
€30 - €40
Train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €50
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
€23 - €28
1st Class Ticket
€40 - €50
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 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Brig to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Bologna Centrale to Faenza
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€8 - €12
Base Standard
€21 - €28
Base Premium
€27 - €40
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Train from Bologna Centrale to Faenza
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €7
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 Bologna Centrale to Faenza
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €8
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Brig to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Domodossola to Rho Fiera
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
ATAP
Phone
015 84 88 411
Email
segreteria@atapspa.it
Website
atapspa.it
Bus from Alagna Valsesia - Piazza Mercato to Vercelli - Autostazione
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
ATAP
Grouppo Stat
Phone
+39 0142 781660
Email
statcasale@statcasale.com
Website
gruppostat.com
Bus from Vercelli Autostazione to Lido Di Classe
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Grouppo Stat
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Ravenna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Bologna Airport to Forli
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€28 - €110
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€28 - €31
Private
€60 - €110

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