Milan to Zurich train

Cheap train tickets from Milan to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 03 Jul

Cheapest

£63

Average

£66

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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08:43Milan Centrale3h44 12:27Zürich HB
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£631One-way
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06:43Milan Centrale3h44 10:27Zürich HB
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05:25Milan Centrale5h02 10:27Zürich HB
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07:43Milan Centrale4h44 12:27Zürich HB
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£631One-way
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07:10Milan Centrale3h17 10:27Zürich HB
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£681One-way

Train schedule Milan to Zurich

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05:25Milan Centrale5h02 10:27Zürich HB
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06:43Milan Centrale3h44 10:27Zürich HB
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07:10Milan Centrale3h17 10:27Zürich HB
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07:43Milan Centrale4h44 12:27Zürich HB
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08:43Milan Centrale3h44 12:27Zürich HB
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11:10Milan Centrale3h17 14:27Zürich HB
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13:10Milan Centrale3h17 16:27Zürich HB
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19:10Milan Centrale3h17 22:27Zürich HB
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19:51Milano Lambrate3h36 23:27Zürich HB
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Fastest train times from Milan to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 03 Jul

Fastest Journey

3 h 17 m

Average

3 h 46 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

217 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Milan for Zurich every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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07:10Milan Centrale3h17 10:27Zürich HB
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£681One-way
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13:10Milan Centrale3h17 16:27Zürich HB
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£681One-way
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11:10Milan Centrale3h17 14:27Zürich HB
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£681One-way
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19:10Milan Centrale3h17 22:27Zürich HB
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£681One-way
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19:51Milano Lambrate3h36 23:27Zürich HB
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Overview: Train from Milan to Zurich

distanceDistance135 miles (217 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£61 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia

Trains from Milan to Zurich cover the 135 miles (217 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 17 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £61, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £49. Travellers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies: Trenitalia trains Milan to Zurich

Find the best trains to Zurich from Milan with Omio's travel partners Trenitalia from £49. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Trenitalia

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railway company but also the country's largest train operator. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca trains as well as intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access. Trenitalia offers different tickets, which vary in price and flexibility: Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals!

For the 135 miles (217 km) long route to Zurich from Milan, you can book Trenitalia train tickets starting as low as £49 one-way on Omio quickly and easily. Check out the current Trenitalia timetable and book a cheap train from Milan to Zurich in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Milan to Zurich trip, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times and savings on your train trip.

  • Average Price: £49

Trains from Milan to Zurich

Catching the train is a fast and convenient way to travel from Milan to Zurich. There are eight direct connections every day of the week and travellers won't need to make any changes en route. Trains leave from breakfast time until the evening and the journey time will be around three hours 40 minutes.

Which train companies travel from Milan to Zurich?

There's only one choice when it comes to train operators between Milan and Zurich. Trenitalia runs a daily direct service out of Milan Centrale.

How long is the train from Milan to Zurich?

Travellers can expect a journey duration of between three hours 35 minutes and three hours 40 minutes when they take direct trains to Zurich from Milan.

How many trains are there from Milan to Zurich?

Whenever they need to travel, passengers should be able to find convenient trains to Zurich from Milan. Trains leave seven days a week. Eight trains depart every day from Milan Centrale, starting around breakfast time and departing every couple of hours until the final train leaves shortly after 7:00 p.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Milan to Zurich?

Departure train station: Trains to Zurich will always depart from Milan Centrale and getting there should pose few problems. Centrale is on the yellow M3 Metro line and the green M2 line and it shouldn't take more than 10 minutes to reach from central areas. Those coming from other parts of Milan can take the red M1 line and change at Duomo. Trains also run directly from Milan's Malpensa Airport to Centrale, leaving roughly every 45 minutes and taking 45 minutes to one hour. At the station, passengers can expect shops and places to grab a bite to eat. Currency exchange is also available if required.

Arrival train station: Trains from Milan will arrive at Zurich's Hauptbahnhof. From there, passengers can hop onto trams 7 or 13. Both offer reliable, fast connections to central Zurich, which is only 10-15 minutes away. Taxis are also plentiful, and the station WiFi can be used to book cabs if required. Underneath the station, passengers will also find a shopping centre, filled with luxury stores and plenty of bars and restaurants.

Travel Tips: Trains from Milan to Zurich

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FAQs

Travel between Milan, Italy and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Milan?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 25/06/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Milan to Zurich before travelling.

The restriction level for your return train to Milan, Italy from Zurich is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Milan from Zurich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Zurich?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 01/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Milan from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Milan to Zurich to cost as little as £49  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Milan to Zurich train prices are on average £61  one way.
The Milan to Zurich train distance is approximately 135 miles (217 km).
The Milan to Zurich train duration is on average 3 h 17 min, which is to be expected when travelling 135 miles (217 km) from Milan to Zurich. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When taking a train from Milan, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. When you arrive in Zurich, your train can arrive in train stations including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Milano Centrale   to Zürich HB.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Milano Centrale, is located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the city centre of Milan.

The most popular arrival train station, Zürich HB, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre of Zurich.

If you're looking for trains from Milan to Zurich, you can rely on Trenitalia to get you to Zurich. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Milan to Zurich trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day between Milan and Zurich. If you’re looking for a direct train from Milan to Zurich, consider travelling with Trenitalia. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing Milan for Zurich is 11 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Milan to Zurich train departs at 05: 10   and the last train from Milan to Zurich leaves at 17: 51. Check out the most up-to-date Milan to Zurich train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Zurich from Milan within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £61 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Milan to Zurich a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Zurich
Milano Centrale is the most popular Milan railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Milan for your journey to Zurich.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 22: 20
Public transport options for Milano Centrale
Metro lines: M2 (green), M3 (yellow)
Tram lines: 1
Bus lines: 5, 9, 10, 42, 81, 87, 152, 728, N26, NM2, NM3, Air Bus, Orio Shuttle
Train lines: FR, FB, EC, Thello, XP2, R28, IC, ICN, RV, R, Regio, Italo
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
Public transport options for Milano Porta Garibaldi
Metro lines: M2, M5
Bus lines: 43, 56, 70, 94
Train lines: R21, R31, S1, S11, S2, S5, S7, S8

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