There are 4 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa by train, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Brig 8
  2. Take the train from Brig to Stresa Eurocity / ...

$100 - $174

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP
  2. Take the train from Busto Arsizio to Stresa

$82 - $276

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Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa 171.7 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Lugano, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Stresa

$121 - $307

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The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Stresa via Brig. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Stresa is 174 km. The road distance is 274.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa without a car is to train which takes 4 h 20 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa, including transfers.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich Flughafen station.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Stresa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa is 275 km. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa.
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  • Distance: 108.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa via Brig in around 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Brig
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Stresa
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Brig to Stresa
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Stresa
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Busto Arsizio to Stresa
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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