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from Milan to Zurich

You can get from Milan to Zurich by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Milan to Zurich on 25 Sep we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:10Milan Centrale3h17 10:27Zürich HB
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£771One-way
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07:10Milan Centrale3h17 10:27Zürich HB
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09:10Milan Centrale3h17 12:27Zürich HB
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15:10Milan Centrale3h17 18:27Zürich HB
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19:10Milan Centrale3h17 22:27Zürich HB
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Sat
25 Sep
£68Trenitalia
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£131tab
Sun
26 Sep
£68Trenitalia
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£172Air Dolomiti
Mon
27 Sep
£48Trenitalia
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£110Swiss
Tue
28 Sep
£48Trenitalia
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£94Swiss
Wed
29 Sep
£48Trenitalia
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£110Swiss
Thu
30 Sep
£48Trenitalia
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£110Swiss
Fri
1 Oct
£48Trenitalia
£39Marino Autolinee
£94tab
Sat
2 Oct
£34Trenitalia
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£94Swiss
Sun
3 Oct
£34Trenitalia
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£78Swiss
Mon
4 Oct
£34Trenitalia
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Tue
5 Oct
£34Trenitalia
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£78tab
Wed
6 Oct
£34Trenitalia
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£78Swiss
Thu
7 Oct
£34Trenitalia
£58Alsa
£78Swiss
Fri
8 Oct
£34Trenitalia
£36Marino Autolinee
£78tab
Sat
9 Oct
£34Trenitalia
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£63Swiss
Sun
10 Oct
£34Trenitalia
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£63Swiss
Mon
11 Oct
£34Trenitalia
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£63Swiss
Tue
12 Oct
£34Trenitalia
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£52tab
Wed
13 Oct
£34Trenitalia
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£52Swiss
Thu
14 Oct
£34Trenitalia
£58Alsa
£78Swiss

Travel Information to Zurich from Milan

distanceDistance135 miles (217 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £342
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 2 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £342 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Trenitalia

Travel 135 miles (217 km) by flight, coach or train between Milan and Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Milan to Zurich.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Zurich, Switzerland from Milan, Italy currently allowed?

International travel from Milan, Italy to Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Italy?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich if travelling from Milan?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 23/09/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Milan to Zurich.

Are there restrictions on reentering Italy from Zurich, Switzerland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to Milan, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Switzerland?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Milan, Italy was last verified on 23/09/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Milan from Zurich.

How do I go from Milan to Zurich?

There are 3 ways to get from Milan to Zurich: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Milan to Zurich?

The cheapest way from Milan to Zurich is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £18 compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A coach is generally £324 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £342 from Milan to Zurich.

A coach is £30 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Milan to Zurich costing on average £48.

What is the fastest way to get to Zurich from Milan?

The quickest way to travel from Milan to Zurich is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Zurich by coach can take on average 2 h.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 17 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Milan to Zurich?

The distance between Milan and Zurich is around 135 miles (217 km).

How many services a day are there between Milan and Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Milan to Zurich is:

  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Milan to Zurich as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Milan and in Zurich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Milan to Zurich:

  • Most travellers take a flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport.
  • Most travellers board their coach from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
  • Most travellers board their train from Milano Centrale and arrive in Zürich HB.
Who can get me from Milan to Zurich?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Milan to Zurich:

  • You can go to Zurich from Milan by plane with Lufthansa Cityline. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £342 with Lufthansa Cityline from Milan to Zurich on Omio.
  • You can travel by coach to Zurich from Milan with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. And you can find STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Milan to Zurich tickets for £18 on Omio.
  • You can travel from Milan to Zurich by train with Trenitalia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £48 with Trenitalia from Milan to Zurich.
Is there a direct service between Milan and Zurich?

Yes, there are direct services available between Milan and Zurich with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights per day with Swiss.
  • You can take a direct coach with BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with Trenitalia with 10 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Zurich as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Milan to Zurich.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Milan to Zurich ends?
Many of our customers travelling from Milan to Zurich don't make Zurich their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Munich or Basel, either of which you could add to your Milan and Zurich trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Zurich to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my Milan to Zurich ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Milan to Zurich, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost £342 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost £18 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £48 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Milan to Zurich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Zurich
Milano - Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1<br>Bus lines 68
Milano Centrale
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1, M2, M3, M5
Milano Porta Garibaldi
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