How to get from Zurich to Milan

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from Zurich to Milan

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

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To get from Zurich to Milan on 28 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:33Zürich HB3h44 13:17Milan Centrale
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08:33Zürich HB3h44 12:17Milan Centrale
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17:33Zürich HB3h17 20:50Milan Centrale
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07:33Zürich HB3h17 10:50Milan Centrale
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Travel Information to Milan from Zurich

distanceDistance135 miles (217 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £234 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Tab or Trenitalia

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

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Travel 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

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

Can I enter Italy if coming from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Milan, Italy due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Italy 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 27/06/2022; 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 Zurich to Milan.

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Italy is: Fully open.

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 25/06/2022. 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 Zurich from Milan here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Zurich to Milan. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Zurich to Milan is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Milan:

A ferry is about £18 less than a coach, which costs on average £18 for this trip.

A ferry is £234 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Zurich to Milan costing on average £234.

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

The fastest way from Zurich to Milan is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

Other travel options from Zurich to Milan can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by ferry can take NaN h NaN min   on average.

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

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

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Milan is:

  • 9 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Zurich to 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 when travelling from Zurich to Milan:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Zürich HB and arrive in Milano Centrale.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zurich to Milan, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Can take you to Milan by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Zurich to Milan for £18.
  • Travel with tab to go to Milan by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find tab Zurich to Milan tickets on Omio for £234.
  • Trenitalia can get you to Milan by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Trenitalia from Zurich to Milan for £68 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Zurich to Milan with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Milan with Marino Autolinee or BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Milan with Swiss or tab with around direct flights every day.
  • You can find 7 direct trains per day to take to Milan with Trenitalia.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Milan tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

Your journey from Zurich to Milan doesn't have to end in Milan. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Naples. If you’d like to add Rome, Paris or Naples to your Zurich to Milan trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Milan today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £18 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £234 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £68 one way.

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

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