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21 Jan
£66Trenitalia
£41Marino Autolinee
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22 Jan
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£112Swiss
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23 Jan
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24 Jan
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25 Jan
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26 Jan
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27 Jan
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28 Jan
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£34Marino Autolinee
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29 Jan
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30 Jan
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£81Swiss
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31 Jan
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1 Feb
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2 Feb
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3 Feb
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4 Feb
£27Trenitalia
£36Marino Autolinee
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5 Feb
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£67Swiss
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6 Feb
£27Trenitalia
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7 Feb
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Travel Information between Milan and Zurich

distanceDistance135 miles (217 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £373
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 2 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £373 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Trenitalia

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 135 miles (217 km) to Zurich from Milan. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Swiss, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Milan to Zurich.

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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

Does Switzerland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Zurich from Milan?

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:

  • 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 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 13/01/2022; 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 between Milan and Zurich.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Italy from Zurich, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Milan, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Milan, Italy from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Milan from Zurich?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Milan, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Milan from Zurich here.

What are my travel options from Milan to Zurich?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Milan and Zurich. You can take a flight, coach or train.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Milan to Zurich, which costs on average £17.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zurich:

A coach is about £356 less than a flight, which costs on average £373 for this route.

A coach is £10 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Milan to Zurich costing on average £27.

What is the fastest way to Zurich from Milan?

The quickest way to travel to Zurich from Milan 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.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 17 min   on average.

How many miles from Milan to Zurich would I travel?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Milan to Zurich is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Milan? Where do I arrive in Zurich?

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

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

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get 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 Swiss. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £373 with Swiss from Milan to Zurich on Omio.
  • You can go to Zurich from Milan by coach with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £17 with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Milan to Zurich on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Milan to Zurich with Trenitalia. Cheap tickets can be found for £27 with Trenitalia from Milan to Zurich.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Milan and 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 book my Milan to Zurich ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Milan to Zurich, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £373 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £17 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £27 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Milan to Zurich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.