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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3 h 17 m
3 h 46 m
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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.
|Distance||135 miles (217 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 17 min|
|Average train ticket price||£61 (€68)|
|Train frequency||11 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day|
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 between Milan, Italy and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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