Thinking about taking the train from Ancona to Zürich? We've got you covered.
It usually takes around 8 hours 42 minutes to travel the 570 km from Ancona to Zürich by train, although you can get there in as little as 6 hours 27 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 17 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line. You can travel with Trenitalia trains during your journey, as they are the main operator of services on this route.
Train tickets from Ancona to Zürich start from $57.08 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
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It takes an average of 8h 42m to travel from Ancona to Zürich by train, over a distance of around 354 miles (570 km). There are normally 17 trains per day traveling from Ancona to Zürich and tickets for this journey start from $57.08 when you book in advance.
570 miles (354 km)
17 trains per day
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Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Ancona to Zürich by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Ancona and Zürich is 8 hours and 42 minutes, with around 17 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Ancona to Zürich is 6 hours and 27 minutes.
Train tickets from Ancona to Zürich can start from as little as $57.08 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Ancona to Zürich. Travelling from Ancona to Zürich by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Ancona to Zürich leaves at 03:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Ancona to Zürich leaves at 20:25. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Ancona to Zürich cover a distance of around 354 miles (570 km) during the journey.