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The fastest buses from Zurich to Milan

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Fastest Journey

4 h 45 m

Average

4 h 45 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

217 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Zurich for Milan every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 217 km distance in an average of 4 h 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 45 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 45 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

06:30PMZurich4h45 11:15PMMilan
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$351One-way
06:30PMZurich4h45 11:15PMMilan
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$381One-way

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Aug 2
$96Trenitalia
$57Marino Autolinee
$670Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Aug 3
$97Trenitalia
$29Flixbus
$670Swiss
Wed
Aug 4
$97Trenitalia
$31Flixbus
$462Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Aug 5
$70Trenitalia
$24Flixbus
$484Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Aug 6
$68Trenitalia
$31Croatia Bus d.o.o.
$484Swiss
Sat
Aug 7
$68Trenitalia
$25STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$578tab
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Aug 8
$68Trenitalia
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$555Swiss
Mon
Aug 9
$48Trenitalia
$53Marino Autolinee
$484Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Aug 10
$48Trenitalia
$31Croatia Bus d.o.o.
$555Swiss
Wed
Aug 11
$48Trenitalia
$28Flixbus
$427Lufthansa Cityline
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Aug 12
$48Trenitalia
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$484Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Aug 13
$48Trenitalia
$31Croatia Bus d.o.o.
$484Swiss
Sat
Aug 14
$51Trenitalia
$25STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$494tab
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Aug 15
$51Trenitalia
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$493tab
Mon
Aug 16
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$57Marino Autolinee
$484Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Aug 17
$51Trenitalia
$31Croatia Bus d.o.o.
$494Swiss
Wed
Aug 18
$51Trenitalia
$24Flixbus
$426Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Aug 19
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$31Flixbus
$484Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Aug 20
$51Trenitalia
$24Flixbus
$484Swiss
Sat
Aug 21
$48Trenitalia
$25STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$494tab
Sun
Aug 22
$48Trenitalia
$44Flixbus
$494tab

The cheapest buses from Zurich to Milan

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Cheapest

$35

Average

$37

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Zurich to Milan will cost around $ 37 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 35.

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Bus Information to Milan from Zurich

distanceDistance135 miles (217 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$34 (€27)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Marino Autolinee, RegioJet or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.

Buses from Zurich to Milan cover the 135 miles (217 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 25 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Marino Autolinee, RegioJet or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $24 (€19), but the average price of bus tickets is $34 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.

Bus companies

FlixBus and Student Agency Zurich – Milan

Travel from Zurich to Milan from $24 (€19) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus and Student Agency! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

FlixBus
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Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Zurich and Milan.

Find the perfect FlixBus bus from Zurich to Milan for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest FlixBus bus schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest bus between Zurich and Milan. You can also check relevant travel information for the FlixBus bus, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap FlixBus bus tickets online. You can expect to travel around 135 miles (217 km) on this trip and your FlixBus Zurich to Milan bus ticket can cost as little as $24 (€19) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets between Zurich and Milan in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official FlixBus bus tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from Zurich to Milan:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Zurich to Milan

Buses in Europe are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering a variety of domestic and international routes. There are around ten buses from Zurich to Milan departing every day, from about 7:00 a.m. until just after 8:00 p.m. The route is operated by Flixbus and Baltour with a journey time of approximately 4 hours.

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Zurich to Milan Bus Cost

Average prices for buses from Zurich to Milan when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€19

1 Day in Advance

€19

1 Week in Advance

€19

2 Weeks in Advance

€19

1 Month in Advance

€19

3 Months in Advance

€19

Zurich to Milan Buses: General Information


While taking a bus is slower than both the bus and train it is significantly cheaper and can take as little as 3:45 h to arrive in Milan.


  • autobus Most Zurich to Milan buses are run by either Flixbus or Baltour.
  • autobus Most buses are direct, depart from Zurich's Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and arrive at Milan's Autostazione Lampugnano.
  • autobus Journey Time: Traveling from Zurich to Milan by bus takes as little as 3 hours and 45 minutes.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Zurich to Milan bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Taking the Bus from Zurich

Buses from Zurich to Milan depart from the main bus station, located adjacent to Zurich Hauptbahnhof. Both are in the city center and served by buses, as well as suburban and regional trains. Zurich's extensive transport network also has trams, cable cars, and water ferries, with all networks fully integrated by fare and timetable. The city has a weekend night bus service, while taxis are also located at the bus station.

Getting into Milan by Bus

Milan is known for the La Scala Opera House and as a venue for a famous and international fashion week. In Milan the modern world sits comfortably alongside the past, with the Gothic Duomo Cathedral and the Santa Maria alle Grazie Basilica, home to Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper, being popular attractions for visitors. Buses from Zurich to Milan arrive at Lampugnano bus station, which has frequent links to the city center by metro and bus. Milan's transport network is extensive and includes one of the largest tram systems in the world, as well as buses and rapid transit trains. Many bus routes run until 2:00 a.m., while taxis are also located at Lampugnano bus station.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Milan, Italy if I'm coming from Zurich, Switzerland by bus?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Milan, Italy by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Italy from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/31/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Zurich to Milan before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Milan, Italy to Zurich, Switzerland?

Return travel from Italy to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Zurich from Milan?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Milan?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 7/29/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Zurich from Milan.

How much do cheap buses to Milan from Zurich cost?
Bus tickets from Zurich to Milan for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $24 (€19)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus between Zurich and Milan?
The Zurich to Milan bus ticket price is on average $34 (€27)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is it from Zurich to Milan by bus?
You should expect to travel around 135 miles (217 km)  between Zurich and Milan by bus.
How long is a bus to Milan from Zurich on average?
The bus time to Milan from Zurich is on average 4 h 25 min  for the 135 miles (217 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Milan from Zurich by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Zurich to Milan do I depart from? Which Milan bus station from Zurich do I arrive in?

There are a few bus stations in Zurich to start your journey from including Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and Zurich, Main Station. In Milan you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Milan, Stazione Centrale, Milan, MILANO - P. Zza Laghi usc. Autostrada new svinc and Milan, Largo Tazio Nuvolari (Romolo).

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Zürich HB   and arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.

Where do I find the Zurich bus station to Milan? Where is the Milan bus station?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Milan, Stazione Centrale, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Zurich to Milan?
For the journey from Zurich to Milan you can take a bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Marino Autolinee, RegioJet or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to Milan from Zurich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Is there a direct bus from Zurich to Milan?
Yes, there are direct buses per day from Zurich to Milan with BlaBlaCar, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
When can I take the first bus from Zurich to Milan? When can I take the last bus for the day?
The first Zurich to Milan bus departs at 6: 35 AM   and the last bus from Zurich to Milan leaves at 4: 30 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Zurich to Milan on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy Zurich to Milan bus tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets between Zurich and Milan within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $34 (€27) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your bus ticket from Zurich to Milan a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
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