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Bologna to Zurich bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$18.01
Shortest Duration6h 45m
Trips per day8
Bus lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Bologna to Zurich right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Bologna to Zurich?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $52.50 was the low point for bus fares from Bologna to Zurich. Buses from Zurich to Bologna are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $52.50 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $12.19 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 8 hours and 12 minutes to cover the 240 miles (387 kilometers) from Bologna to Zurich. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 45 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Zurich. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Bologna?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Bologna to Zurich, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Bologna to Zurich every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Bologna to Zurich?

There is one bus company that operates from Bologna to Zurich. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus88h 12m$51.59

Where does the bus leave from in Bologna?

Most buses depart from the main station in Bologna, Bologna:

  • Piazza XX Settembre 6

Where does the bus arrive in Zurich?

All buses from Bologna arrive at one main station in Zurich, Canton of Zurich:

  • Limmatstrasse 5

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