Trains from Milan to Zurich

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The cheapest Trains

from Milan
to Zurich

Cheapest

$88

Average

$88

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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 Milan to Zurich will cost around $ 88 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 88.

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07:25Milan Centrale3h 25m 10:50Zürich HB
$88
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$881One-way
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09:25Milan Centrale3h 25m 12:50Zürich HB
$88
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$881One-way
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11:25Milan Centrale3h 25m 14:50Zürich HB
$88
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$881One-way
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13:25Milan Centrale3h 25m 16:50Zürich HB
$88
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$881One-way
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15:25Milan Centrale3h 25m 18:50Zürich HB
$88
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$881One-way

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Tue
May 21
$88Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Wed
May 22
$88Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Thu
May 23
$71Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Fri
May 24
$71Trenitalia
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$105Eurowings
Sat
May 25
$71Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$163Eurowings
Sun
May 26
$71Trenitalia
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$176tab
Mon
May 27
$45Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Tue
May 28
$45Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Wed
May 29
$45Trenitalia
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$93Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
May 30
$45Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Fri
May 31
$45Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$93Alitalia Cityliner
Sat
Jun 1
$71Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$93Alitalia
Sun
Jun 2
$71Trenitalia
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$145tab
Mon
Jun 3
$45Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$145tab
Tue
Jun 4
$34Trenitalia
$10Marino Autolinee
$93Eurowings
Wed
Jun 5
$34Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Thu
Jun 6
$34Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Fri
Jun 7
$45Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$109Alitalia Cityliner
Sat
Jun 8
$34Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$101KLM
Sun
Jun 9
$34Trenitalia
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$125tab
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Journey Summary

Milan to Zurich Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
4 hours 32 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $45
Trains depart from:Milan
Trains arrive in:Zurich
Distance:217 Kms
TrainTrain Companies:Trenitalia

Trains from Milan to Zurich

Trains in Europe are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. Crossing the Alps from Milan to Zurich is simple when you take the train. Trenitalia operates 8 direct Milan to Zurich trains per day. The earliest direct train leaves Milan Centrale at 7:25 a.m. while the final train of the day leaves at 7:25 p.m. Trains take approximately 3½ hours to arrive in Zurich.

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Milan to Zurich Train Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€76

1 Day in Advance

€76

1 Week in Advance

€67

2 Weeks in Advance

€65

1 Month in Advance

€29

3 Months in Advance

€20

Milan to Zurich Trains: General Information


Travelers in Italy can offset some of the cost of Milan to Zurich train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.


  • autobus All Milan to Zurich trains are run by either Trenitalia.
  • autobus All trains are direct, depart from Milano Centrale train station and arrive at Zurich's Hauptbahnhof (central train station).
  • autobus The Milan to Zurich train journey takes as little as 3 hours and 26 minutes to arrive in Milan.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Milan to Zurich train tickets approximately 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Milan to Zurich trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 12% cheaper to purchase Milan to Zurich train tickets 1 week ahead of when you intend to travel.
  • Milan to Zurich train costs are 62% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Milan

All trains from Milan to Zurich depart from Milan's Centrale station, the major departure point for journeys to the north. If you are traveling from hotels in Milan's city center, the easiest way to get to Centrale is via the Milan Metro. Take the yellow or green lines, which converge at Milano Centrale, and remember that the Metro runs until 12:30 a.m. every day. Alternatively, there is a regular bus and train service from Malpensa Airport and buses from Linate Airport for those arriving by plane.

Getting into Zurich by Train

Elegant, refined and beautiful, Zurich captures the imagination of everyone who visits. Visitors can tour the excellent zoo, along with ancient churches like the Grossmunster and world-class art galleries like the Kunsthaus. But Zurich is a place to be savored, whether you cycle around the lake, or sip coffee in its buzzing cafes. All trains from Milan arrive at Zurich's Hauptbahnhof, which is the city's major public transport hub. This makes getting to the attractions and hotels easy. When you arrive, it's a good idea to purchase a ZurichCARD, which covers buses, trams and local trains.

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Best fares for trains from Milan to Zurich

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Sat, May 25
Train
Trenitalia
15:283h 22m18:50
MilanZurich
Fastest Trains from Milan to Zurich
Sat, May 25
Train
Trenitalia
15:283h 22m18:50
MilanZurich
Wed, May 22
Train
Trenitalia
16:253h 25m19:50
MilanZurich
Thu, May 23
Train
Trenitalia
17:253h 25m20:50
MilanZurich
Return Train Tickets for Zurich to Milan
Wed, May 22
Train
Trenitalia
11:103h 25m14:35
ZurichMilan
Thu, May 23
Train
Trenitalia
13:103h 25m16:35
ZurichMilan
Fri, May 24
Train
Trenitalia
04:103h 25m07:35
ZurichMilan
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Milan
Zurich
TrainMilano Centrale

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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.
Metro lines M1, M2, M3, M5
TrainMilano Porta Garibaldi

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