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There are 6 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly  •  1h 37m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE

$58 - $304

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the night bus from Zurich to Venice, Venice N401

$34 - $61

4 alternative options

Train via Milano Centrale  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Fr / ...

$70 - $134

Train  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Venezia S.Lucia Ec

$86 - $129

Bus  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Zürich Flughafen to Venezia

$75 - $95

Drive  •  5h 39m

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice 351.1 miles

$80 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice is to night bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 65 and takes 9h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice is to fly which costs SFr 55 - SFr 310 and takes 1h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Venezia. Services depart twice a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Venezia S.Lucia via Zuerich Hb and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Venice is 365 km. The road distance is 561.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice without a car is to train which takes 7h 5m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 140.

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It takes approximately 1h 37m to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice, including transfers.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, depart from Zürich Flughafen station.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice is to fly which takes 1h 37m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 140 and takes 7h 5m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 75 - SFr 95 and takes 8h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice.
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  • Distance: 228.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 37m

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

Swiss, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice via Zürich HB, Zuerich Hb, and Milano Centrale in around 7h 5m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
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
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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 Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Zürich Flughafen to Venezia
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Zurich to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, arrive at Venezia station.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S.Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice is 562 km. It takes approximately 5h 39m to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Venice.

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easyJet, Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Venice Airport.

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