Trains from Milan to Zurich

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The cheapest trains

from Milan
to Zurich

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Cheapest

$89

Average

$89

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

The average ticket from Milan to Zurich will cost around $ 89 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 89.

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19:10Milan Centrale3h4022:50Zürich HB
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$891One-way
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07:15Milan Centrale3h3510:50Zürich HB
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18:10Milan Centrale3h4021:50Zürich HB
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13:10Milan Centrale3h4016:50Zürich HB
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15:10Milan Centrale3h4018:50Zürich HB
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$891One-way

Train Times

Milan to Zurich

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07:15Milan Centrale3h3510:50Zürich HB
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09:05Milan Centrale3h4512:50Zürich HB
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11:10Milan Centrale3h4014:50Zürich HB
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13:10Milan Centrale3h4016:50Zürich HB
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15:10Milan Centrale3h4018:50Zürich HB
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17:10Milan Centrale3h4020:50Zürich HB
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18:10Milan Centrale3h4021:50Zürich HB
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19:10Milan Centrale3h4022:50Zürich HB
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Tue
Jul 23
$89Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$129Eurowings
Wed
Jul 24
$89Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Thu
Jul 25
$89Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$174Alitalia Cityliner
Fri
Jul 26
$72Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$179tab
Sat
Jul 27
$72Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$179tab
Sun
Jul 28
$72Trenitalia
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$200Swiss
Mon
Jul 29
$72Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$200tab
Tue
Jul 30
$46Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$200tab
Wed
Jul 31
$46Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$147tab
Thu
Aug 1
$46Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$168tab
Fri
Aug 2
$46Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$249KLM
Sat
Aug 3
$72Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$240KLM
Sun
Aug 4
$72Trenitalia
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$278KLM
Mon
Aug 5
$46Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$179Swiss
Tue
Aug 6
$46Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Wed
Aug 7
$34Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$106Germanwings
Thu
Aug 8
$46Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$106Germanwings
Fri
Aug 9
$72Trenitalia
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$211KLM
Sat
Aug 10
$72Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$240KLM
Sun
Aug 11
$72Trenitalia
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$249KLM
Mon
Aug 12
$34Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$94Germanwings

The fastest trains

from Milan
to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Fastest Journey

3h 35m

Average

3h 40m

Trains per day

8

Distance

217 km

Of the 8 train that leave Milan for Zurich every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 217 km distance in an average of 3h 40m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3h 35m .

The slowest train will take 3h 45m 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.

Fastest
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07:15Milan Centrale3h3510:50Zürich HB
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$891One-way
2nd Fastest
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19:10Milan Centrale3h4022:50Zürich HB
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$891One-way
2nd Fastest
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18:10Milan Centrale3h4021:50Zürich HB
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$891One-way
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13:10Milan Centrale3h4016:50Zürich HB
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2nd Fastest
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15:10Milan Centrale3h4018:50Zürich HB
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$891One-way

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Journey Summary

Milan to Zurich Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
4 hours 39 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $50
Trains depart from:Milan
Trains arrive in:Zurich
Distance:217 km
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

This Weekend
This month
Next Month
Fri, Jul 26
Train
Trenitalia
17:103h 40m20:50
MilanZurich
Sat, Jul 27
Train
Trenitalia
16:103h 40m19:50
MilanZurich
Fastest Trains from Milan to Zurich
Thu, Jul 25
Train
Trenitalia
05:153h 35m08:50
MilanZurich
Sun, Jul 28
Train
Trenitalia
05:153h 35m08:50
MilanZurich
Tue, Jul 30
Train
Trenitalia
05:153h 35m08:50
MilanZurich
Return Train Tickets for Zurich to Milan
Thu, Jul 25
Train
Trenitalia
17:103h 40m20:50
ZurichMilan
Fri, Jul 26
Train
Trenitalia
15:103h 40m18:50
ZurichMilan
Sat, Jul 27
Train
Trenitalia
04:103h 40m07:50
ZurichMilan

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Milan
Zurich
TrainMilano Centrale

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

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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