Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Milan

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£75

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£75

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.

The average ticket from Zurich to Milan will cost around £ 75 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 75.

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07:33Zürich HB3h17 10:50Milan Centrale
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£751One-way
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09:33Zürich HB3h17 12:50Milan Centrale
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06:33Zürich HB3h17 09:50Milan Centrale
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17:33Zürich HB3h17 20:50Milan Centrale
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13:33Zürich HB3h17 16:50Milan Centrale
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£751One-way

Train schedule Zurich to Milan

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06:33Zürich HB3h17 09:50Milan Centrale
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07:33Zürich HB3h17 10:50Milan Centrale
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08:33Zürich HB3h36 12:09Milano Lambrate
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09:33Zürich HB3h17 12:50Milan Centrale
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10:33Zürich HB3h36 14:09Milano Lambrate
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13:33Zürich HB3h17 16:50Milan Centrale
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17:33Zürich HB3h17 20:50Milan Centrale
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23 Jan
£66Trenitalia
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£101Eurowings
Mon
24 Jan
£47Trenitalia
£36Marino Autolinee
£366Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
25 Jan
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£366Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
26 Jan
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£366Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
27 Jan
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£366Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
28 Jan
£47Trenitalia
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£366Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
29 Jan
£33Trenitalia
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£426Swiss
Sun
30 Jan
£27Trenitalia
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£101Eurowings
Mon
31 Jan
£27Trenitalia
£34Marino Autolinee
£366Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
1 Feb
£27Trenitalia
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£366Lufthansa Cityline
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2 Feb
£27Trenitalia
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£365tab
Thu
3 Feb
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Fri
4 Feb
£27Trenitalia
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£365Swiss
Sat
5 Feb
£27Trenitalia
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£364Swiss
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6 Feb
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£101Eurowings Europe
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7 Feb
£27Trenitalia
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£364Swiss
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8 Feb
£27Trenitalia
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9 Feb
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10 Feb
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11 Feb
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Fastest train times from Zurich to Milan

Showing times and prices for 23 Jan

Fastest Journey

3 h 17 m

Average

3 h 22 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

217 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Zurich for Milan every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 217 km distance in an average of 3 h 22 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 17 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 36 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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07:33Zürich HB3h17 10:50Milan Centrale
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£751One-way
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09:33Zürich HB3h17 12:50Milan Centrale
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£751One-way
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06:33Zürich HB3h17 09:50Milan Centrale
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£751One-way
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17:33Zürich HB3h17 20:50Milan Centrale
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13:33Zürich HB3h17 16:50Milan Centrale
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Overview: Train from Zurich to Milan

distanceDistance135 miles (217 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£53 (€60)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia

Trains from Zurich to Milan cover the 135 miles (217 km) long route taking on average 3 h 17 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £47, but the average price of train tickets is £53. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Milano Centrale.

Train providers: Trenitalia trains Zurich to Milan

You can travel by train between Zurich and Milan with Trenitalia for as low as £47. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Trenitalia

Trenitalia train tickets from Zurich to Milan are available on Omio for as little as £47. Trenitalia is Italy’s national railway operator with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travellers, which you can use on Omio. When travelling on a Trenitalia train between Zurich and Milan, you can expect to travel 135 miles (217 km). Check Trenitalia’s train timetables and tickets for the Zurich to Milan journey and book your cheap ticket on Omio today!

  • Average Price: £47

When you buy your Trenitalia train tickets from Zurich to Milan don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Milan

Travel by train to Milan easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Zurich to Milan.
FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Zurich to Milan?

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

Can I enter Italy from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travellers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 21/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Zurich and Milan as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Switzerland from Milan, Italy?

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

Is my return train into Zurich from Milan restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

The government of Switzerland 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 20/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Milan closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap trains to Milan from Zurich cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Zurich to Milan to cost as little as £47  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Zurich to Milan on average?

If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Zurich to Milan train prices are on average £53  one way.

How many miles is it from Zurich to Milan by train?

The distance between Zurich and Milan by train is approximately 135 miles (217 km).

How many hours does it take from Zurich to Milan by train?

While the time it takes to travel 135 miles (217 km) to Milan from Zurich can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Zurich to Milan is on average 3 h 17 min.

What station does the Zurich to Milan train leave from? Which Milan train station do I come into from Zurich?

When taking the train between Zurich and Milan, you can choose to depart from train stations like Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. Your journey can end in train stations such as Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Zürich HB   and arrive in Milano Centrale.

Where is the train station in Zurich? Where is the train station in Milan?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Milano Centrale, located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city centre.

What train providers offer a service to Milan from Zurich?

For the best Zurich to Milan train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Trenitalia. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Milan from Zurich to compare what amenities they may offer.

Are there any Zurich to Milan direct trains?

Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Zurich to Milan. You can look to travel with Trenitalia  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.

How many trains are there to Milan from Zurich a day?

The average number of trains departing Zurich for Milan is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Zurich to Milan? When is the last train from Zurich to Milan?

The first Zurich to Milan train departs at 05: 33   and the last train from Zurich to Milan leaves at 16: 33. Check out the most up-to-date Zurich to Milan train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I buy Zurich Milan train tickets to score the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket between Zurich and Milan within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £53 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Milan from Zurich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your journey to Milan.