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17 Oct
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21 Oct
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£54Trenitalia
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Train Information between Venice and Zurich

distanceDistance223 miles (360 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price£90 (€102)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersFrecciarossa 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 £90, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £73. Travellers depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies

Frecciarossa and Trenitalia between Venice and Zurich

Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains will get you between Venice and Zurich from £73. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your 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 223 miles (360 km) long trip from Venice to Zurich, you can book Trenitalia train tickets starting as low as £75 one-way on Omio quickly and easily. Check out the current Trenitalia timetable and book a cheap train between Venice and Zurich in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Venice to Zurich trip, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times and savings on your train route.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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 Venice 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 Venice to Zurich.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland if I'm coming from Venice, Italy by train?

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

Is international entry into Zurich from Venice 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 Venice?

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 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Venice and Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Venice, 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 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 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 verified on 15/10/2021. 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 Venice train here.

How much does a cheap train from Venice to Zurich cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Venice and Zurich for as little as £73  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Venice to Zurich?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Venice to Zurich train to cost on average £90  one way.
What is the distance between Venice and Zurich by train?
You should expect to travel around 223 miles (360 km)  between Venice and Zurich by train.
What is the average Venice to Zurich train duration?
On average the train from Venice to Zurich duration is 6 h 9 min  for the 223 miles (360 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Venice to Zurich, which train station in Venice do I depart from and which train station in Zurich do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Venice to start your trip from including Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venice. In Zurich you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre   and arrive in Zürich HB.

Where is the Venice train station located? Where is the Zurich train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Venezia Mestre, is located 5 mile (s) / 8 km from the city centre of Venice.

The most popular arrival train station, Zürich HB, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Zurich.

Which train providers can get me from Venice to Zurich?
Take the Venice to Zurich train with Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Zurich from Venice as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there from Venice to Zurich?
The average number of trains departing Venice for Zurich is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Venice to Zurich?
The earliest train departing from Venice to Zurich leaves at 05: 18. The last train departing from Venice to Zurich leaves at 16: 18. You can find the latest Venice to Zurich train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase train tickets to Zurich from Venice to score the best deals?
If you book Venice to Zurich train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £90. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Venice to Zurich. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Venice
Zurich
Venezia Mestre is the most popular Venice 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 Venice for your journey to Zurich.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 30
Connections to/from station
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, EC, RJ, IC, EN, ICN, R, Italo
Bus lines: 2, 3, 10, 15, 18, 25a, 31, 31H, 32, 32H, 33H, 34H, 43, 53, 86, N1, 8AE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, RER, EC, EN, RJ, VSOE
Bus lines: 1, 2, 4. 1, 4. 2, 5. 1, 5. 2, 3, N