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Train Information to Zurich from Genoa

distanceDistance205 miles (330 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price$76 (€61)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia or Thello

Trains from Genoa to Zurich cover the 205 miles (330 km) long route taking on average 6 h 2 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia or Thello. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $63 (€51), but the average price of train tickets is $76 (€61). Travelers depart most frequently from Genova Piazza Principe and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies

Train from Genoa to Zurich with Trenitalia

For as little as $63 (€51) you can travel by train between Genoa and Zurich with Trenitalia. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Trenitalia

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railroad company but also the country's largest train operator. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca trains as well as intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access. Trenitalia offers different tickets, which vary in price and flexibility: Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals!

For the 205 miles (330 km) long journey between Genoa and Zurich, you can book Trenitalia train tickets starting as low as $63 (€51) one-way on Omio quickly and easily. Check out the current Trenitalia schedule and book a cheap train from Genoa to Zurich in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Genoa to Zurich route, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times and savings on your train trip.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Trains from Genoa to Zurich

There is 1 daily train from Genoa to Zurich. This adds up to around 7 weekly trains from Genoa to Zurich. The journey to Zurich from Genoa by train is a direct trip with no transfer involved along the way. It takes approximately 5h 17min to travel the 206 miles (331 km) journey. There is plenty of things to see and do upon arriving in Zurich, including taking a scenic promenade along the east shore of Lake Zurich or touring Zurich’s phenomenal Museum of Art.

Genoa to Zurich Train Time: Daily Departures

As already mentioned, only one train travel to Zurich from Genoa on a daily basis. This comes to around 7 weekly trains from Genoa to Zurich. The train departs Genoa Piazza Principe at around 07:05 a.m. and travels for approximately 5h 17min to arrive at Zeurich Hb railway station at around 12:23 p.m. This is a direct journey with no transfers involved along the way.

How long is the journey by train from Genoa to Zurich?

It takes approximately 5h 17min to travel from Genoa to Zurich by train. This 206 miles (331 km) trip is a direct journey. As such, travelers do not require any changes for Genoa to Zurich journey.

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Genoa to Zurich?

Departure train station: Trains from Genoa to Zurich depart from Genova Piazza Principe railway station. Located approximately 3.2 miles (5.2 km) from Genoa city center, this is the main railway station in Genoa, serving national as well as international trains. The train station is accessible by bus lines 33 and 634. You can also take a taxi to and from the city center to the train station. Amenities at Genova Piazza Principe railway station include public Wi-Fi, several restrooms, ticketing machines, several shops, and ATMs.

Arrival train station: Trains from Genoa to Zurich disembark at Zürich Hauptbahnhof (often referred to as Zurich Bb). This is the largest passenger train station in Switzerland, serving approximately 1,200 trains each day. Located at the heart of Zurich city center, this train station has 16 platforms for international trains as well as 10 platforms for regional high-speed trains. The station can be reached via tram lines 4,6,7,11, 13, 14, and 17. It is also accessible via S-Bahn trains S, S2-S16, SN1, SN4, SN5, SN7, SN8, AND SN9. Amenities at this train station include several luggage lockers, Wi-Fi, shops, lounges, and several restrooms.

Which train companies travel from Genoa to Zurich?

Italy’s state-owned Trenitalia operates one early morning train to Zurich, Switzerland from Genoa, Italy. This adds up to approximately 7 weekly trains from Genoa to Zurich. The company operates the EuroCity train between these 2 destinations. These trains can reach a maximum speed of 56 mph (90 km/h). This is a direct trip with no transfer along the way.

Trenitalia trains from Genoa to Zurich

Trenitalia’s EuroCity trains from Genoa to Zurich are relatively low-speed locomotives that travel up to 56 mph (90 km/h). These trains depart from Genova Piazza Principe and travel for approximately 5h 17min to arrive at Zurich Hb railway station as their final destination.

Train Genoa to Zurich: Services on Board

Passengers can look forward to a comfortable and hassle-free travel experience with Trenitalia’s EuroCity trains from Genoa to Zurich. These trains offer 2 ticket types: first class and second class tickets. Both first and second-class cabins offer spacious and comfortable seating with a mix of open-plan and compartment designs. Both first and second-class cabins have armchair seats. Bistro services are available in the first class. Both first and second-class cabins are air-conditioned. Seats in the first-class cabins are larger, with adequate legroom. Passengers in the first-class cabins have access to power sockets next to their seats. Second-class cabins, do not have power sockets. Modern EuroCity trains come with high-speed Wi-Fi so passengers can browse the Internet while traveling. Some EuroCity trains come with onboard restaurants. There are no luggage restrictions on Trenitalia’s EuroCity trains from Genoa to Zurich. However, it is advisable that you carry along with limited luggage when traveling during the busy peak hours. All trains have special seats and spaces for travelers with mobility challenges. However, travelers with mobility challenges are advised to make prior arrangements for assistance with boarding and luggage handling by contacting Trenitalia’s helpline. Small, unharmful pets are allowed on board Trenitalia’s EuroCity trains as long as they are confined to their enclosures. Additionally, pets should not weigh more than 22 pounds (10 kg). That said, there is no weight limit on registered guide dogs. Bikes are allowed onboard EuroCity trains at a fee and should be kept in the designated bikes. However, pushchairs and foldable bikes are treated as standard luggage and should be folded and stored in the designated luggage compartments.

How to find cheap train tickets from Genoa to Zurich?

There are multiple ways of finding cheap trains from Genoa to Zurich. One of the most popular ways is by purchasing your Genoa to Zurich train ticket in advance. Trenitalia releases their tickets 3 to 6 months in advance, most of which are always discounted when you purchase early. Flexibility with your travel times is another great way of traveling to Zurich from Genoa cheaply by train. This is because the price of train tickets tends to rise during peak hours in response to the high demand during these hours. On the other hand, tickets tend to be cheaper during off-peak hours. Therefore, scheduling your trip during these hours can be a great idea if you are looking for cheap trains from Genoa to Zurich. Slower and connecting trains are also popular with travelers on a budget. Consider using these trains if you are looking to travel cheaply from Genoa to Zurich by train. Obviously, you will take longer to arrive at your final destination. On the upside, however, you will save money on your train ticket; and, you will have ample time to enjoy the countryside scenery and take several photos along the way. Finally, most European train companies run offers and promotions from time to time.

 

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Genoa to Zurich?

Travel by train between Genoa, Italy and Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Zurich from Genoa restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Genoa?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Genoa and Zurich closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Genoa, Italy from Zurich, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to Genoa, Italy from Zurich is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Genoa from Zurich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Zurich?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Genoa, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Genoa from Zurich closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap train tickets to Zurich from Genoa cost?
Train tickets between Genoa and Zurich for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $63 (€51)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train to Zurich from Genoa?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $76 (€61)  for a train ticket between Genoa and Zurich.
How far is Zurich from Genoa by train?
The Genoa to Zurich train distance is approximately 205 miles (330 km).
How long is a train between Genoa and Zurich on average?
The Genoa to Zurich train duration is on average 6 h 2 min, which is to be expected when traveling 205 miles (330 km) from Genoa to Zurich. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What station does the train from Genoa to Zurich depart from? Which Zurich train station do I come into from Genoa?

When taking the train between Genoa and Zurich, you can choose to depart from train stations like Genova Piazza Principe, Genova Brignole and Genova Sampierdarena. Your journey can end in train stations such as Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Genova Piazza Principe   and arrive in Zürich HB.

Where is the Genoa train station located? Where is the Zurich train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Genova Piazza Principe, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Zürich HB, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which train companies can get me from Genoa to Zurich?
If you're looking for trains from Genoa to Zurich, you can rely on Trenitalia or Thello to get you to Zurich. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Genoa to Zurich trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train from Genoa to Zurich?
Yes, you can find a direct train to Zurich from Genoa with Trenitalia  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
When does the first train depart from Genoa to Zurich? When does the last train depart from Genoa to Zurich?
You can take the first train from Genoa to Zurich at 12: 10 PM. The last train from Genoa to Zurich that you can take departs at 3: 25 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Genoa to Zurich schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I buy train tickets to Zurich from Genoa to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Genoa to Zurich is on average $76 (€61) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Genoa and Zurich available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Genoa
Zurich
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Genova Brignole
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