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Overview: Train from Modena to Zurich

distanceDistance219 miles (353 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$74 (€62)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTrenitalia

Trains from Modena to Zurich cover the 219 miles (353 km) long route taking on average 6 h 45 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $64 (€54), but the average price of train tickets is $74 (€62). Travelers depart most frequently from Modena and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies

Travel with Trenitalia from Modena to Zurich

Trenitalia trains will get you between Modena and Zurich from $64 (€54). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Trenitalia

Find the perfect train from Modena to Zurich with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can also apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchase. The distance between Modena and Zurich by train is 219 miles (353 km) and the cheapest price for a one-way ticket is $64 (€54). Check out Trenitalia’s train schedule from Modena to Zurich, compare the best prices for the trip and book your cheap train ticket on Omio today!

Trenitalia is the main provider of train services in Italy, with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

When you buy your Trenitalia train tickets from Modena to Zurich don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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

Travel Tips

Trains from Modena to Zurich
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Modena and Zurich?

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

Is international entry into Zurich from Modena 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 Modena?

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 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Modena closer to your date of departure here

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Zurich to Modena is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Italy from Switzerland?

Reentry to Italy 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?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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 Modena, Italy?

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

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

Last checked on 12/8/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Modena from Zurich here.

How much do cheap trains to Zurich from Modena cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Modena and Zurich for as low as $64 (€54)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Zurich from Modena on average?
The train price between Modena and Zurich is on average $74 (€62)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Modena to Zurich by train?
The train distance from Modena to Zurich is around 219 miles (353 km).
How long is a train from Modena to Zurich on average?
The train time from Modena to Zurich is on average 6 h 45 min  for the 219 miles (353 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Modena and Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Modena goes to Zurich? What train station do I come into Zurich from Modena?

When taking a train from Modena, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Modena, Modena, Fornaci and Modena, Piazza Manzoni. When you arrive in Zurich, your train can arrive in train stations including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Modena   to Zürich HB.

Where is the departure train station in Modena located? Where is the arrival train station in Zurich located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Modena, is located 0.5 miles (836 m) from the city center of Modena.

The most popular arrival train station, Zürich HB, is located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city center of Zurich.

What train companies offer a service between Modena and Zurich?
If you're looking for trains from Modena to Zurich, you can rely on Trenitalia to get you to Zurich. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Modena to Zurich trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there from Modena to Zurich a day?
The average number of trains departing Modena for Zurich is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Modena to Zurich? When does the last train depart from Modena to Zurich?
The first Modena to Zurich train departs at 12: 42 PM   and the last train from Modena to Zurich leaves at 2: 42 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Modena to Zurich on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book Modena to Zurich train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find trains to Zurich from Modena to cost on average $74 (€62) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Modena to Zurich train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Modena
Zurich
Modena is the most popular Modena railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Modena for your trip to Zurich.