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Zürich to Chiasso by train

It takes an average of 2h 24m to travel from Zürich to Chiasso by train, over a distance of around 109 miles (176 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Zürich to Chiasso and tickets for this journey start from $23.61 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 21m
PriceFrom $23.61
Distance109 miles (176 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train09:05
Last train16:33
Departure stationZürich
Arrival stationChiasso
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS

Zürich to Chiasso train times

Check out the next trains departing from Zürich to Chiasso for Tuesday Jun 22nd 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:05 12:26 2h 21m, 1 change
10:33 12:55 2h 22m, direct
11:05 13:26 2h 21m, 2 changes
11:05 13:46 2h 41m, 1 change
12:05 14:26 2h 21m, 1 change
12:33 14:55 2h 22m, direct
13:05 15:26 2h 21m, 2 changes
14:05 16:26 2h 21m, 1 change
14:33 16:55 2h 22m, direct
15:05 17:26 2h 21m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Zürich to Chiasso

The price of train tickets from Zürich to Chiasso starts at $23.61 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 Zürich to Chiasso 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 Zürich to Chiasso

Want to know more about your journey from Zürich to Chiasso? 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 Zürich to Chiasso take?

The average journey time by train between Zürich and Chiasso is 2 hours and 24 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 Zürich and Chiasso by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Zürich to Chiasso is 2 hours and 21 minutes.

How much does the train from Zürich to Chiasso cost?

Train tickets from Zürich to Chiasso can start from as little as $23.61 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 Zürich to Chiasso?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Zürich to Chiasso without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Zürich to Chiasso each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Zürich to Chiasso leaves at 09:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Zürich to Chiasso leaves at 16:33. 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 Zürich and Chiasso by train?

Trains travelling from Zürich to Chiasso cover a distance of around 109 miles (176 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Chiasso to Zürich.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Zürich to Chiasso for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/22/2021. 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 05/20/2019 for travel on 05/20/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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