Cheap train tickets from Venice to Zurich

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Cheapest

$145

Average

$149

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Venice to Zurich will cost around $ 149 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 145.

Cheapest
05:18PMVenice Santa Lucia6h09 11:27PMZürich HB
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$1451One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:48AMVenice Santa Lucia6h39 06:27PMZürich HB
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$1501One-way
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07:18AMVenice Santa Lucia7h09 02:27PMZürich HB
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$1501One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:00AMVenice Mestre6h27 02:27PMZürich HB
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$1501One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:18PMVenice Santa Lucia7h09 08:27PMZürich HB
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$1501One-way

Train schedule from Venice to Zurich

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07:18AMVenice Santa Lucia7h09 02:27PMZürich HB
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08:00AMVenice Mestre6h27 02:27PMZürich HB
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11:48AMVenice Santa Lucia6h39 06:27PMZürich HB
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01:18PMVenice Santa Lucia7h09 08:27PMZürich HB
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05:18PMVenice Santa Lucia6h09 11:27PMZürich HB
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Mon
Dec 6
$145Trenitalia
$592Swiss
Tue
Dec 7
$145Trenitalia
$592Swiss
Wed
Dec 8
$88Trenitalia
$252Swiss
Thu
Dec 9
$102Trenitalia
$592Swiss
Fri
Dec 10
$73Trenitalia
$253Swiss
Sat
Dec 11
$59Trenitalia
$203tab
Sun
Dec 12
$88Trenitalia
$208Swiss
Mon
Dec 13
$59Trenitalia
$163Swiss
Tue
Dec 14
$73Trenitalia
$291Air Dolomiti
Wed
Dec 15
$73Trenitalia
$203Swiss
Thu
Dec 16
$59Trenitalia
$203Swiss
Fri
Dec 17
$73Trenitalia
$203Swiss
Sat
Dec 18
$73Trenitalia
$164Swiss
Sun
Dec 19
$80Trenitalia
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Mon
Dec 20
$59Trenitalia
$135Swiss
Tue
Dec 21
$59Trenitalia
$242Air Dolomiti
Wed
Dec 22
$99Trenitalia
$131Swiss
Thu
Dec 23
$73Trenitalia
$202Swiss
Fri
Dec 24
$73Trenitalia
$134Swiss
Sat
Dec 25
$59Trenitalia
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Fastest train times from Venice to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Dec 6

Fastest Journey

6 h 9 m

Average

6 h 42 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

360 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Venice for Zurich every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 360 km distance in an average of 6 h 42 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 9 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 9 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
05:18PMVenice Santa Lucia6h09 11:27PMZürich HB
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$1451One-way
2nd Fastest
08:00AMVenice Mestre6h27 02:27PMZürich HB
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$1501One-way
11:48AMVenice Santa Lucia6h39 06:27PMZürich HB
1 changes
$1501One-way
07:18AMVenice Santa Lucia7h09 02:27PMZürich HB
1 changes
$1501One-way
01:18PMVenice Santa Lucia7h09 08:27PMZürich HB
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$1501One-way

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Train Information to Zurich from Venice

distanceDistance223 miles (360 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price$108 (€90)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesFrecciarossa or Trenitalia

Trains from Venice to Zurich cover the 223 miles (360 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 9 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $108 (€90), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $59 (€49). Travelers depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Zürich HB.

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Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains from Venice to Zurich

Find the best trains from Venice to Zurich with Omio's travel partners Frecciarossa and Trenitalia from $59 (€49). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Trenitalia
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Find the perfect train between Venice and 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 to Zurich from Venice by train is 223 miles (360 km) and the cheapest price for a one-way ticket is $59 (€49). Check out Trenitalia’s train schedule from Venice to Zurich, compare the best prices for the journey 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.

  • Average Price: $59

Trenitalia has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Trenitalia tickets between Venice and Zurich and when traveling by train:

  • 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 Venice to Zurich

Venice is one of the biggest and most beautiful cities in Italy. It is located in Italy’s Veneto region and has a population of around 262,000 people. Zurich is also one of the largest cities in Europe, and is located in Switzerland, as its capital, with a population of around 403,000 people. The demand for the trains from Venice to Zurich is high so there are many trains that are offered. On average you will have around 50 trains that are offered on a daily basis, this comes out to about 300 to 500 trains on a weekly basis. Per 1h, you will have access to three to five trains so you will be able to choose one that fits your schedule. Due to this being an international journey, you will need to stop at a few places along the way as this is not a direct train. The distance from Venice to Zurich is 335 miles (540 km).

Venice to Zurich Train Time: Daily Departures

There are many trains to choose from when traveling from Venice to Zurich. About 50 trains are there which are all offered by Trenitalia. This means that you will have the option of anywhere from 2 trains to 5 trains per 1h. The earliest train is at around 06:15 a.m. and the last train is at around 09:10 p.m. which would be a sleeper. You would need to prepare to sleep as the average time it takes for this journey is around 8h 15min.

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

The length of the journey from Venice to Zuricj depends on a multitude of factors. Some of these factors include the number of transfers you will have, the number of stops the train makes, the speed of the train, and the weather. We can only give you an estimate of how long the journey takes as it can range from anywhere from 6h 45min to 9h 45min. Because this is an international train journey, you will need to stop at some point along the way and transfers which will affect the length of the journey.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Venice to Zurich?

Departure train stations: Venice is one of the biggest cities in Italy and provides trains to thousands of people on a daily basis. On your train to Zurich, you will leave from the Venice Santa Lucia train station. To get to this train station, you can take Public Bus 24H, 35, 43, 6, 66, 7L, 80 and Public Train R. You can also take Ferry 1 depending on where you need to come from. This is one of the largest train stations in Venice and you will have access to amenities such as public restrooms, Wi-Fi, and food stalls.

Arrival train stations: Zurich is a very large city in Switzerland, its capital, and has one of the largest train stations in Europe. The train station you arrive at is called Zurich Hauptbahnhof which is also known as Zurich HB. When you arrive, you will have access to various amenities such as public restrooms, Wi-Fi, and food stalls to purchase refreshments.

Which train companies travel from Venice to Zurich?

The biggest train company in Italy is Trenitalia. It was founded in the early 2000s as a high-speed train company but now provides around 95% of the trains domestically as well as internationally. The train company that you will be traveling with from Venice to Zurich is Trenitalia. It offers some of the betterr amenities that you can hope for for ground travel in Europe.

Trenitalia trains from Venice to Zurich

Trenitalia is the only train company that can provide transport from Venice to Zurich. There are about 44 to 53 trains per day with Trenitalia which comes out to 2 to 4 trains per 1h. Weekly, you will find that there can be upwards of 300 trains. As this is an international journey, there are no direct trains and you will need to transfer at some point during your journey. Some of the transfers are at Torino Porta Nuovo, Verona Puerto Nuova, Milano Centrale, Locarno, and Lugano. The total time that this journey can take is on average about 8h 15min.

Trains from Venice to Zurich: Services on Board

For Trenitalia, you will have amenities such as reclining seats and sleepers. Furthermore, you will be offered an outlet on your seat to charge your electronics. After they are charged, you will be able to use the free Wi-Fi onboard. You just need to sign in to their secure portal and you can browse the internet, watch movies, or even text your friends. You can also bring your bicycle on board as long as it is foldable and can fit the necessary dimensions. Speaking of luggage, you can also bring two pieces of luggage on board as well as a carry-on. There are specific places to keep your luggage if they are large so you may not able to access it while on the journey. Since you are not able to access it, it would be prudent to keep everything you need for the journey on you at all times for ease of access. If you have a pet, you will be able to bring in onboard as long as she or he meets the necessary specifications. That means she or he cannot be over a certain size and also must be kept in their pet carrier at all times. Failure to do this will result in the need to pay extra to bring her or him on board. Finally, if you have a disability, you will be happily accommodated, as well. Please get in touch with the train company and they will send an employee to come and assist you.

How to find cheap train tickets from Venice to Zurich?

To find cheap tickets from Venice to Zurich, your best bet is to make sure to plan your journey early and book your tickets early. As you delay and get closer to the departure date, the demand for the train will go up as more people are searching for a ticket. This means that the price will go up so that the person who pays the highest will get the seat. There are also two types of tickets – Economy and Base. With Economy, your train will be cheaper but you will not have the ability to ask for a refund. With Base, it is a little more expensive but you have the semi-refund option available. Make sure there is no reason for you to have a refund before choosing between the two. The other option is to choose a Standard seat over Premium seat. Both Standard and Premium are a type of train class and both offer the basic necessities needed for train travel. If you do not need to extra cushion that comes with Premium, then you should be fine with Standard. Finally, it is cheaper to choose a ticket that has transfers than one that is direct. If you choose one with transfers, you will save more money.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Venice, Italy to Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Can I enter Switzerland from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Venice and Zurich as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Italy from Zurich, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Zurich to Venice 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 Venice, 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 12/4/21. 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 Venice from Zurich here.

How much do cheap trains to Zurich from Venice cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Venice to Zurich to cost as little as $59 (€49)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Venice and Zurich on average?
The train price to Zurich from Venice is on average $108 (€90)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is Zurich from Venice by train?
You should expect to travel around 223 miles (360 km)  to Zurich from Venice by train.
What is the Venice to Zurich train travel time?
The Venice to Zurich train duration is on average 6 h 9 min, which is to be expected when traveling 223 miles (360 km) from Venice to Zurich. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which train station from Venice to Zurich do I depart from? Which Zurich train station from Venice do I arrive in?

Some of the Venice train stations to Zurich you can start your journey from include Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venice. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Zurich include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Venezia Mestre   and arriving in Zürich HB.

Where is the train station in Venice to go to Zurich? Where is the train station in Zurich located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Venezia Mestre, is located 5.5 miles (8.9 km) from the city center of Venice.

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 go from Venice to Zurich?
For the journey from Venice to Zurich you can take a train with Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Zurich from Venice on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any direct trains from Venice to Zurich?
Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Venice to Zurich, and you can find a direct train for this route with Trenitalia  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many train services are there from Venice to Zurich a day?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Venice to Zurich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Venice to Zurich? When is the last train from Venice to Zurich?
The first Venice to Zurich train departs at 5: 40 AM   and the last train from Venice to Zurich leaves at 4: 18 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Venice to Zurich on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book train tickets to Zurich from Venice for the best deals?
You can find trains from Venice to Zurich to cost on average $108 (€90) 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Venice to Zurich train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Venice
Zurich
Venezia Mestre is the most popular Venice 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 Venice for your trip to Zurich.
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ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Venezia Mestre
Bus lines: 2, 3, 10, 15, 18, 25a, 31, 31H, 32, 32H, 33H, 34H, 43, 53, 86, N1, 8AE
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, EC, RJ, IC, EN, ICN, R, Italo
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 0415298711
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Venezia Santa Lucia
Bus lines: 1, 2, 4. 1, 4. 2, 5. 1, 5. 2, 3, N
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, RER, EC, EN, RJ, VSOE