Get all the latest travel info you need.

Trenitalia
Italo

The best prices from hundreds of train and bus companies

Join millions of people who use us every day

Travel to thousands of destinations in 45 countries

Venice to Zürich by train

It takes an average of 8h 51m to travel from Venice to Zürich by train, over a distance of around 225 miles (362 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Venice to Zürich and tickets for this journey start from $50.60 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 7m
PriceFrom $50.60
Distance225 miles (362 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train07:18
Last train19:10
Departure stationVenice
Arrival stationZürich
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Venice to Zürich train times

Check out the next trains departing from Venice to Zürich for Tuesday Jun 15th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:26 15:55 6h 29m, 3 changes
10:48 16:55 6h 7m, 3 changes
10:48 17:27 6h 39m, 2 changes
10:48 18:27 7h 39m, 1 change
11:40 18:55 7h 15m, 4 changes
11:40 19:27 7h 47m, 3 changes
14:48 20:55 6h 7m, 3 changes
14:48 21:27 6h 39m, 2 changes
15:26 22:55 7h 29m, 4 changes
17:40 05:55 12h 15m, 4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Venice to Zürich

The price of train tickets from Venice to Zürich starts at $50.60 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

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 Venice to Zürich by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Venice to Zürich

Want to know more about your journey from Venice to Zürich? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Venice to Zürich take?

The average journey time by train between Venice and Zürich is 8 hours and 51 minutes, with around 15 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Venice and Zürich by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Venice to Zürich is 6 hours and 7 minutes.

How much does the train from Venice to Zürich cost?

Train tickets from Venice to Zürich can start from as little as $50.60 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.

Is there a direct train from Venice to Zürich?

No, there are no direct train services from Venice to Zürich. Travelling from Venice to Zürich by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Venice to Zürich leave?

The first train from Venice to Zürich leaves at 07:18. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Venice to Zürich leave?

The last train from Venice to Zürich leaves at 19:10. 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.

What's the distance between Venice and Zürich by train?

Trains travelling from Venice to Zürich cover a distance of around 225 miles (362 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Zürich to Venice.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Venice to Zürich for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/15/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 09/28/2021 for travel on 09/28/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

Europe’s leading train and coach app

We help customers across Europe make more than 172,000 smarter journeys every day.