|Distance||205 miles (330 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 2 min|
|Average train ticket price||$76 (€61)|
|Train companies||Trenitalia 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.
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 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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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’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.
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.
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.
Travel by train between Genoa, Italy and Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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
The restriction level for your return train to Genoa, Italy from Zurich is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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