If you want to know more about the journey from Como San Giovanni to Zurich Hb by train, look no further!
The average journey time from Como San Giovanni to Zurich Hb by train is 3 hours 38 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 3 hours 33 minutes. Around 10 trains per day travel the 112 miles (179 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Zurich Hb. During your journey, you'll either be travelling with Trenitalia or Regiojet, as they are the main operators of services on this route.
Book train tickets from Como San Giovanni to Zurich Hb in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from £27.02. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.
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It takes an average of 3h 38m to travel from Como San Giovanni to Zurich Hb by train, over a distance of around 112 miles (179 km). There are normally 10 trains per day travelling from Como San Giovanni to Zurich Hb and tickets for this journey start from £27.02 when you book in advance.
Como San Giovanni
From 3h 33m
112 miles (179 km)
10 trains per day
Direct trains available
|Train and bus operators|
Trenitalia, L'Aurora Viaggi, Calanda Viaggi (Bus), Regiojet
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.
Although Low Cost is the cheapest option offered by RegioJet, this class boasts a variety of free services, including WiFi, newspapers and an entertainment platform.
In addition to the amenities of the Economy class, you will also enjoy Italian coffee, complimentary tea and juice, power sockets and adjustable seats.
In the Relax class, you’ll take advantage of all the amenities in Standard and Low-Cost, as well as large fold-down tables, comfy leather seats and individual seating.
Travel in RegioJet’s Business class for a premium experience. During your journey, you can rest or work quietly in the quiet carriage and enjoy spacious seats.
From spacious armchairs to at-seat power sockets and reading lights, you’ve got everything you need to enjoy your journey in EuroCity's Second Class.
In addition to all the services available in Second Class, you’ll get to enjoy extra-wide and comfier seats, more legroom, and an at-seat catering service in EuroCity’s First Class:
There are no weight limits when it comes to luggage on Regiojet trains - you can take what you like, so long as you can carry it by yourself.
Choose from a wide range of drinks, snacks and light bites on board - you'll find the full menu on the Regiojet app. A free bottle of water is available for all customers. For passengers travelling with Relax or Business Class tickets, you'll also be offered a free Italian coffee or mint tea (made with real mint leaves) when on board.
Free WiFi is available on board. You can access the entertainment portal using the Regiojet app, or through the built-in screens on more modern Regiojet trains.
Pushchairs should be folded up to be taken on board. If this isn't possible, you must store your pushchair at the front or back of the carriage.
Bicycles cannot be transported on Regiojet trains.
It's possible to bring small pets on board Regiojet trains in suitable carriers. Pets are not allowed in sleeper carriages or couchettes. Guide dogs of all sizes are permitted on board.
Dedicated wheelchair spaces are available on Regiojet trains.
Free WiFi is available on Eurocity Giruno trains.
Children under 4 can travel for free if they're accompanied by an adult and don't occupy a seat.
Not all Eurocity trains allow you to take your bike on board – you’ll need to check in advance if you can travel with your bike. If that’s the case, you’ll need to buy a ticket and book your bike space before departure at the ticket office.
Guide and assistance dogs can travel for free and don't need a ticket.
All of Trenitalia’s Eurocity trains offer dedicated spaces to passengers with disabilities.
A quiet area (or Area Silenzio) is available on all Eurocity Giruno trains.
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 Como San Giovanni to Zurich Hb 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 Como San Giovanni and Zurich Hb is 3 hours and 38 minutes, with around 10 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 Como San Giovanni to Zurich Hb is 3 hours and 33 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Como San Giovanni to Zurich Hb can start from as little as £27.02 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Como San Giovanni to Zurich Hb without having to change trains. There are 9 direct trains from Como San Giovanni to Zurich Hb each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Como San Giovanni to Zurich Hb leaves at 07:54. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Como San Giovanni to Zurich Hb leaves at 20:50. 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 Como San Giovanni to Zurich Hb cover a distance of around 112 miles (179 km) during the journey.