How to get from Milan to Zurich

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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 03 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:10Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano4h40 20:50Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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£181One-way
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16:10Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano4h40 20:50Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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£181One-way
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08:43Milan Centrale3h44 12:27Zürich HB
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£631One-way
07:10Milan Centrale3h17 10:27Zürich HB
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£681One-way
06:43Milan Centrale3h44 10:27Zürich HB
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£631One-way

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Travel Information between Milan and Zurich

distanceDistance135 miles (217 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £416 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMarino Autolinee, Lufthansa Cityline or Trenitalia

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 135 miles (217 km) from Milan to Zurich. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Marino Autolinee, Lufthansa Cityline or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Milan to Zurich.

Travel Tips: Travel from Milan to Zurich

Travel to Zurich 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 Milan to Zurich.
FAQs

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

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Italy?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 25/06/2022; 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.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Switzerland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 01/07/2022. 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.

There are 4 ways to travel from Milan to Zurich including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Milan to Zurich. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A ferry is £49 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Milan to Zurich costing on average £49.

A ferry is generally £416 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £416 from Milan to Zurich.

A ferry journey is usually £68 less than a journey to Zurich by train, which costs on average £68 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Milan to Zurich is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   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.

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In comparison, getting to Zurich by train can take on average 3 h 17 min.

Zurich is approximately 135 miles (217 km) away from Milan.

The average frequency per day from Milan to Zurich is:

  • 11 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Milan to Zurich:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Milan, Stazione Centrale and tend to arrive in Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).
  • Flights most often depart from Milan at Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Zurich at Zurich Airport.
  • Trains from Milan to Zurich most often leave from Milano Centrale and arrive in Zürich HB.

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

  • You can take a coach from Milan to Zurich with Marino Autolinee. Cheap tickets can be found for £49 with Marino Autolinee from Milan to Zurich.
  • You can travel by plane from Milan to Zurich with Lufthansa Cityline, and you can find Lufthansa Cityline Milan to Zurich tickets for £416 on Omio.
  • You can travel from Milan to Zurich by train with Trenitalia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £68 with Trenitalia from Milan to Zurich.

Yes, there are direct services available from Milan to Zurich with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find direct flights per day with Swiss or tab.
  • You can take a direct train with Trenitalia with 7 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 between Milan and Zurich.

Looking to extend your trip from Milan to Zurich? Many Omio customers who go from Milan to Zurich usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Munich or Basel. If you're looking to explore Paris, Munich or Basel from Zurich, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £49 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £416 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £68 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.

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