The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Zurich to Bologna is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 4 trains that leave Zurich for Bologna every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||239 miles (385 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 57 min|
|Average train ticket price||$79 (€69)|
|Train companies||Trenitalia, Frecciabianca or Frecciarossa|
Trains from Zurich to Bologna cover the 239 miles (385 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 57 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia, Frecciabianca or Frecciarossa. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $79 (€69), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $69 (€61). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Bologna Centrale.
Find the best trains between Zurich and Bologna with Omio's travel partners Trenitalia and Frecciarossa from $69 (€61). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
Step on board a Frecciarossa train and relax as you travel across Italy. Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa high-speed trains make about 200 connections across Italy per day, including major destinations like Rome, Florence, Milan, Venice and Naples. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), so you can travel 239 miles (385 km) to Bologna from Zurich quickly on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. There are four different classes to choose from: Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.
We show you the latest Frecciarossa train schedule for the Zurich to Bologna route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming trip. You can find other travel information on Omio for this trip, such as departure and arrival train stations, journey times, number of stops, and cheap fares. You can select from three ticket types: Super Economy, Economy, and Base. Once you’ve picked your ticket, book a cheap train from Zurich to Bologna with us today and enjoy your journey with Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa!
Trenitalia train tickets between Zurich and Bologna are available on Omio for as little as $69 (€61). Trenitalia is Italy’s national train company 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.
Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travelers, which you can use on Omio. When traveling on a Trenitalia train from Zurich to Bologna, you can expect to travel 239 miles (385 km). Check Trenitalia’s train schedules and tickets for the Zurich to Bologna trip and book your cheap ticket on Omio today!
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Bologna, Italy by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Zurich to Bologna as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bologna to Zurich is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
What are the requirements?
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/24/23. 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 Zurich from Bologna here.
There are a few train stations in Zurich to start your journey from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. In Bologna you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna Mazzini.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Bologna Centrale.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Zürich HB, located approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center of Zurich. The most popular arrival train station in Bologna, called Bologna Centrale, is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from its city center.
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