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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly, drive, car ferry  •  4h 53m

  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  •  6h 30m

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

$122 - $176

Drive  •  4h 43m

  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 65 - SFr 95 and takes 4h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Garda is to drive which costs SFr 65 - SFr 95 and takes 4h 43m.

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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 6h 30m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m 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 3h 10m 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 4h 43m to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lake Garda.

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KLM, Transavia Holland, Alitalia and four other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Verona Airport.

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There are 3860+ hotels available in Lake Garda. Prices start at $69 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: 4h 53m

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 6h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Zurich to Verona via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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
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 Desenzano
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Desenzano del Garda
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
italotreno.it
Ferry operators

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