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Recommended option

Fly, train  •  3 h 23 min

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

$79 - $276

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Milan, Malpensa Terminal 2 470

$24 - $59

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 25 min

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

$98 - $170

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

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

$40 - $60

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 25 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa 4 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Train operators
Trenitalia
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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Brig
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
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
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Milan, Malpensa Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Stresa is 174 km. The road distance is 275 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa is to bus which costs SFr 23 - SFr 60 and takes 8 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa is to fly and train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 280.

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 25 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Stresa, including transfers.