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Traveling to Zurich from Venice or Memmingen

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I've got a question that supposedly belongs here. I'm going to visit Zurich this Autumn, by the means of lowcost plane company. Bad thing for me is that they only offer limited flights from my country with Venice or Memmingen being closest destinations.
Could somebody share an advice where from is cheaper to get to Zurich of the aforementioned to and by which means of transportation?
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Re: Traveling to Zurich from Venice or Memmingen

A direct IC train connects Memmingen to Zurich - this should take 3-4 hrs which is def quicker than from Venice! You could check prices & book an online ticket at www.bahn.de - discounted tickets bought ahead should start at 19 Euros single trip or so...
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Re: Traveling to Zurich from Venice or Memmingen

Memmingen can take as little as 3hrs - and is 77chf each way.

Venice takes 7 hours - and is 123chf each way.

www.sbb.ch - gives you all the answers for train travel from Switzerland to the rest of Europe!
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Re: Traveling to Zurich from Venice or Memmingen

If you do go the Memmingen to Zurich route would be interested to hear if its a hassle or fairly stress free.
I assume you are flying in on Ryan air and then making use of bus/train connections to get to Zurich.
Was thinking of doing this myself but the 3hr + train journey kind of out me off
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Re: Traveling to Zurich from Venice or Memmingen

We are looking for an affordable way to get from Basel to Edinburgh or Glasgow over the easter break - easyjet, BA, etc... are astronomical! We came across memmigen to edi with ryan air and thought this might be an option. did anybody actually do this??? I'm off to check train fares and times from Basel and if the total costs are significantly cheaper then we might give it a go.

It is absolutely shocking how the fares go up at easter - is anybody actually paying this?? If the planes aren't full will they put prices down?
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Re: Traveling to Zurich from Venice or Memmingen

We drove from Venice to Fluelen, took 5 hours, so add another 1 hour to Zurich. the bit between Brescia and Milan was not very pleasant at all, the rest was fine. Memmingen sounds more straight forward.
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