There are 7 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Varenna by train, ferry, bus, night train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano 2 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Menaggio to Varenna Sr26 / ...

$66 - $142

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Como 124
  2. Take the ferry from Bellagio to Varenna Sr 114 / ...

$25 - $55

5 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Monza Ec
  2. Take the train from Monza to Varenna Esino Re_8

$49 - $97

Night train, ferry  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Lugano Eurocity
  2. Take the ferry from Menaggio to Varenna Sr26 / ...

$67 - $129

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Varenna 192.6 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino

$85 - $291

Fly to Lugano, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Monza
  3. Take the train from Monza to Varenna Esino

$100 - $284

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Varenna is to bus and ferry which costs SFr 25 - SFr 55 and takes 8 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Varenna is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Varenna is 169 km. The road distance is 308.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Varenna, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Varenna. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Varenna Esino via Zuerich Hb and Monza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 11 min.

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

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Varenna via Zürich HB, Zuerich Hb, and Monza in around 6 h 11 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)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Monza
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Monza
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Monza
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Monza to Varenna Esino
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $22
Schedules at
trenord.it
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Como
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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