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Train Information from Florence to Zurich

distanceDistance280 miles (452 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£75 (€85)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFrecciarossa or Trenitalia

Trains from Florence to Zurich cover the 280 miles (452 km) long route taking on average 7 h 54 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £67, but the average price of train tickets is £75. Travellers depart most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies

Frecciarossa and Trenitalia from Florence to Zurich

For as little as £67 you can travel by train between Florence and Zurich with Frecciarossa and Trenitalia. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railway 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 sleeper trains. Toilets 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 280 miles (452 km) long trip from Florence to Zurich, you can book Trenitalia train tickets starting as low as £67 one-way on Omio quickly and easily. Check out the current Trenitalia timetable and book a cheap train from Florence to Zurich in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Florence to Zurich route, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times and savings on your train journey.

  • Average Price: £67

These are Trenitalia 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Florence and Zurich:

  • 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 Florence to Zurich
Travel by train to Zurich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Florence to Zurich.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Florence to Zurich?

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

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Italy?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Florence?

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?

When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 23/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Florence to Zurich before travelling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Zurich, Switzerland to Florence, Italy?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Zurich to Florence 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 entry requirements?

  • 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 Florence, 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 verified on 24/10/2021. 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 Zurich to Florence train here.

How much do cheap trains to Zurich from Florence cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Florence to Zurich to cost as little as £67  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Florence to Zurich?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Florence to Zurich train to cost on average £75  one way.
What is the distance by train from Florence to Zurich?
You should expect to travel around 280 miles (452 km)  between Florence and Zurich by train.
How long is the train journey to Zurich from Florence?
While the time it takes to travel 280 miles (452 km) from Florence to Zurich can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Florence to Zurich is on average 7 h 54 min.
What is the departure train station in Florence and arrival train station in Zurich?

When taking a train from Florence, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte. When you arrive in Zurich, your train can arrive in train stations including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Firenze Santa Maria Novella   to Zürich HB.

Where is the train station in Florence? Where is the train station in Zurich?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Zurich most often arrive at Zürich HB and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers can take me between Florence and Zurich?
If you're looking for trains from Florence to Zurich, you can rely on Frecciarossa or Trenitalia to get you to Zurich. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Florence to Zurich trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Zurich from Florence?
The average number of trains departing Florence for Zurich is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Florence to Zurich? When is the last train from Florence to Zurich?
You can take the first train from Florence to Zurich at 06: 17   or take the last train from Florence to Zurich leaving at 14: 33. Look for the latest Florence Zurich train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Florence to Zurich to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Florence to Zurich is on average £75 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 companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Florence to Zurich available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Florence
Zurich
Firenze Santa Maria Novella is the most popular Florence railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Florence for your journey to Zurich.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Tram lines: T1, T2
Bus lines: 6, 11, 12, 13, 17, 23, 36, 37, C4
Train lines: FR, FA, Italo
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 15 - 20: 45
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 12, 13, 33
Train lines: FA, IC, ICN, R