Looking to travel from Zürich to Modena by train? You've come to the right place!
On average, it takes around 6 hours 16 minutes to travel from Zürich to Modena by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 4 hours 46 minutes though. You'll usually find 19 trains per day running along the 355 km route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Modena. You'll probably be traveling with Trenitalia train to get to Modena, as they are the main operators of services on this route.
Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Zürich to Modena start from $46.48 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.
If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Modena by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.
|Journey time||From 4h 46m|
|Distance||220 miles (355 km)|
|Frequency||19 trains per day|
|Changes||Direct trains available|
|Train and bus operators||Trenitalia, Calanda Viaggi (Bus), L'Aurora Viaggi, Onebus|
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 Zürich to Modena 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 Zürich and Modena is 6 hours and 16 minutes, with around 19 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 Zürich to Modena is 4 hours and 46 minutes.
Train tickets from Zürich to Modena can start from as little as $46.48 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Zürich to Modena without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Zürich to Modena each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Zürich to Modena leaves at 06:33. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Zürich to Modena leaves at 23:05. 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 Zürich to Modena cover a distance of around 220 miles (355 km) during the journey.