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Train Information between Zurich and Milan

distanceDistance135 miles (217 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£56 (€62)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersTrenitalia

Trains from Zurich to Milan cover the 135 miles (217 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 17 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £34, but the average price of train tickets is £56. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Milano Centrale.

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 from Zurich to Milan, you can book Trenitalia train tickets starting as low as £34 one-way on Omio quickly and easily. Check out the current Trenitalia timetable and book a cheap train between Zurich and Milan in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Zurich to Milan trip, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times and savings on your train route.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Trenitalia when booking your train tickets between Zurich and Milan due to the coronavirus:

  • 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
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Zurich and Milan?

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

Is international entry into Milan from Zurich restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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:

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

The above information was last checked on 20/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Zurich to Milan closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Milan, Italy?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Milan to Zurich is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Italy?

Reentry to Switzerland 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?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • 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:

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

Last verified on 20/09/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Milan to Zurich train here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Zurich to Milan cost?
You can find a cheap train from Zurich to Milan for some dates and times for as low as £34  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Zurich to Milan?
The Zurich to Milan train ticket price is on average £56  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance to Milan from Zurich via train?
The Zurich to Milan train distance is approximately 135 miles (217 km).
How long is the train journey between Zurich and Milan?
On average the Zurich to Milan train time is 3 h 17 min  covering the 135 miles (217 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Zurich to Milan, which train station in Zurich do I depart from and which train station in Milan do I arrive in?

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

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

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Zürich HB and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Milan most often arrive at Milano Centrale and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies offer a service from Zurich to Milan?
Take the Zurich to Milan train with Trenitalia. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Zurich and Milan as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any Zurich to Milan direct train services?
If you’re looking for a direct train from Zurich to Milan, 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.
When is the earliest train from Zurich to Milan? When is the last train from Zurich to Milan?
If you prefer early morning trains from Zurich to Milan, the first train leaves at 05: 33. If you prefer late night trains from Zurich to Milan, the last train of the day leaves at 17: 33. Omio shows you the latest train from Zurich to Milan schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I book train tickets between Zurich and Milan for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Zurich to Milan is on average £56 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Milan from Zurich available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Milan
Zürich HB
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