There are 3 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Garda by plane, car, car ferry or train

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Fly, drive, car ferry  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Verona (VRN) ZRH - VRN
  2. Drive from Verona to Torri
  3. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno

$85 - $413

2 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Desenzano Fr / ...

$114 - $177

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Garda 271 miles

$65 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Garda is to drive which costs SFr 60 - SFr 95 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Garda is to fly and drive and car ferry which costs SFr 80 - SFr 400 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Lake Garda is 256 km. The road distance is 433.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Garda without a car is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Garda, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Verona Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Garda is 434 km. It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Garda.

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Swiss, KLM, Eurowings and five other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Verona Airport.

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There are 4285+ hotels available in Lake Garda. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Garda.
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  • Distance: 160.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Lake Garda, Italy?

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Garda via Zürich HB, Zuerich Hb, Milano Centrale, and Desenzano in around 6 h 54 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Verona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
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
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Desenzano
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Desenzano del Garda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
italotreno.it
Ferry operators

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