Zurich. How to arrive by car, bus, train. Info, connections, distances


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A thousand faces and a great soul!

Zurich is a city that kidnaps you. Little at a time. One of those places that would make anyone want to put their roots.

Ideal destination where you can find everything you need. A place where everything works perfectly. Despite the fairly circumscribed historic center, the places and things to see in the city are really many.


Art, nature, culture, traditions. A city where nothing really is missing. Museums and important works of art. Really beautiful views. A placid river on which the city seems to settle. A lively nightlife, with clubs and bars scattered around every corner.

But Zurich is also synonymous with efficiency and extraordinary quality of life. The means of transport are fast, precise and punctual. The bike is the best way to visit it thanks to its “green” impact. All this makes of the Swiss capital, one of the cities where you live better. It is no coincidence that, the well-known magazine Mercer, classify Zurich among the most liveable cities in the world.

If a weekend, or a holiday, should not be enough …. try to put the roots. You will not be disappointed at all.



Zurich-Kloten International Airport is the most important in the country, and one of the largest in the whole of Europe. Numerous are the direct connections with the major capitals and the most important destinations of the Old Continent.

The plane, therefore, is the fastest and most convenient way to reach the capital of Switzerland.

Once you have landed, following the appropriate directions, you will reach the train station, located on the lower level of the airport. With a ticket from 3 ZONE, at the cost of 6,80CHF, you reach the center in just over 10 minutes.


Zürich Hauptbahnhof, is one of the most important railway arteries of Switzerland to pass numerous national and international tremo.

The train station is equipped with two underground tracks (1 and 2) and 16 surface tracks (from 3 to 18). Thanks to the numerous EuroNight trains, Intercity Express ICE, Eurocity, TGV, connections are guaranteed to the main destinations on the border and Capitals.

Switzerland, with the numerous Intercity and ICE, Germany and Austria, are very well and frequently connected with the capital. In less than 5 hours, via Basel, you can also reach Paris Gare de Lyon, by TGV.

Zurich HBF Station


A trip in the road is ideal for exploring the country, rather than arriving. If you want to reach Zurich by car, please note that it is compulsory to purchase the appropriate mark, or stamp, to cross the Swiss roads. More info is available at this link.

Swiss roads are quite efficient. Geneva, located at the border, is about 300 kilometers, passing through Bern. From the Italian Milan, you have to travel as many to reach your destination. Passed Geneva, and or, after crossing the border with France, in less than two hours you reach Lyon.

From the German Stuttgart, you have to travel 220 kilometers to get to the Capital of Switzerland. Innsbruck, in Austria, is about 280 kilometers instead.


Flixbus represents much more than a simple alternative to reach Zurich. Thanks to Flixbus, you can travel on modern, efficient and extremely comfortable buses, taking advantage of extremely advantageous fares. Furthermore, by booking a little in advance you can find offers and promotions, with tickets, in some cases, for only 5,00€.

Flixbus guarantees direct connections with the main European destinations: Italy, Austria, Germany, and Switzerland itself.

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