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from Zurich to Milan

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

Our recommendation

To get from Zurich to Milan on 22 Sep we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:50Zurich Airport4h05 21:55Milan Linate Airport
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£3861One-way
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12:05Zurich Airport5h55 18:00Milan Linate Airport
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£3831One-way
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15:10Zurich Airport6h45 21:55Milan Linate Airport
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£3861One-way
07:05Zurich Airport3h10 10:15Milan Linate Airport
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£5301One-way
17:50Zurich Airport4h30 22:20Milan Malpensa Airport
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£5551One-way

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Tue
21 Sep
£68Trenitalia
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Wed
22 Sep
£68Trenitalia
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£341Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
23 Sep
£68Trenitalia
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£473Swiss
Fri
24 Sep
£48Trenitalia
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£341Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
25 Sep
£48Trenitalia
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£341Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
26 Sep
£55Trenitalia
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£342Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
27 Sep
£34Trenitalia
£32Marino Autolinee
£392Swiss
Tue
28 Sep
£34Trenitalia
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£408Swiss
Wed
29 Sep
£34Trenitalia
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£342Swiss
Thu
30 Sep
£34Trenitalia
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£342Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
1 Oct
£34Trenitalia
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£342Swiss
Sat
2 Oct
£34Trenitalia
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£342Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
3 Oct
£34Trenitalia
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£121Eurowings
Mon
4 Oct
£34Trenitalia
£39Marino Autolinee
£342Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
5 Oct
£34Trenitalia
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£349Swiss
Wed
6 Oct
£34Trenitalia
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£342Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
7 Oct
£34Trenitalia
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£342Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
8 Oct
£34Trenitalia
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£342Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
9 Oct
£34Trenitalia
£18STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£342Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
10 Oct
£34Trenitalia
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£121Eurowings
Mon
11 Oct
£34Trenitalia
£32Marino Autolinee
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Travel Information from Zurich to Milan

distanceDistance135 miles (217 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £94
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £94 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Trenitalia

Travel 135 miles (217 km) by flight, coach or train between Zurich and 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 £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Swiss, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct 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
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Milan, Italy from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Can I enter Italy if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially 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:

  • 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 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 20/09/2021; 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 between Zurich and Milan.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Zurich, Switzerland from Milan, Italy?

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Italy is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Milan restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Zurich from Milan?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 20/09/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Milan closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Zurich to Milan?

There are 3 travel options from Zurich to Milan: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Zurich to Milan?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Milan, which costs on average £18.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Milan:

A coach is generally £76 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £94 from Zurich to Milan.

A coach is about £30 less than a train, which costs on average £48 for this route.

What is the quickest way from Zurich to Milan?

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

Other travel options between Zurich and Milan can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Milan by coach can take on average 4 h 25 min.

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

How many miles from Zurich to Milan would I travel?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Zurich to Milan?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Milan is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

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

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

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

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

  • You can travel by plane to Milan from Zurich with Swiss, and you can find Swiss Zurich to Milan tickets for £94 on Omio.
  • You can take a coach from Zurich to Milan with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Cheap tickets can be found for £18 with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Zurich to Milan.
  • You can go to Milan from Zurich by train with Trenitalia. You'll see cheap train tickets for £48 with Trenitalia from Zurich to Milan on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to Milan from Zurich?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with with direct flights per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with Trenitalia with 12 direct trains per day.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Zurich to Milan?
Looking to extend your trip from Zurich to Milan? Many Omio customers who go from Zurich to Milan usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Naples. If you're looking to explore Rome, Paris or Naples from Milan, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy my Zurich to Milan ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Zurich to Milan, 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 £94 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £18 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £48 one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Milan
Zürich HB
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