Trains from Zurich to Milan

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Tue
Jul 23
$89Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$140Swiss
Wed
Jul 24
$89Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Thu
Jul 25
$89Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Fri
Jul 26
$72Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$152tab
Sat
Jul 27
$72Trenitalia
$16RegioJet
$140tab
Sun
Jul 28
$72Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$105Swiss
Mon
Jul 29
$72Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$94Eurowings
Tue
Jul 30
$46Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$94Germanwings
Wed
Jul 31
$46Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$105tab
Thu
Aug 1
$46Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Fri
Aug 2
$46Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$94Eurowings
Sat
Aug 3
$46Trenitalia
$16RegioJet
$140tab
Sun
Aug 4
$46Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$94Eurowings
Mon
Aug 5
$46Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$94Eurowings
Tue
Aug 6
$34Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$94Germanwings
Wed
Aug 7
$34Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$94Eurowings
Thu
Aug 8
$34Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$94Eurowings
Fri
Aug 9
$46Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$94Eurowings
Sat
Aug 10
$34Trenitalia
$16RegioJet
$94Eurowings
Sun
Aug 11
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$27Flixbus
$94Eurowings
Mon
Aug 12
$34Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$94Eurowings

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Journey Summary

Zurich to Milan Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
4 hours 40 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $49
Trains depart from:Zurich
Trains arrive in:Milan
Distance:217 km
TrainTrain Companies:Trenitalia

Trains from Zurich to Milan

Trains in Europe are a efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. Fast Euro-City trains from Zurich and Milan run 7 times a day, from just after 7:30 a.m., until around 7:30 p.m. Other trains also run throughout the day with journey times of around 5 hours and transfers at various cities en-route. There are less direct trains on Sundays.

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Zurich to Milan Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Zurich to Milan 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

€59

1 Month in Advance

€39

3 Months in Advance

€29

Zurich to Milan Trains: General Information


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


  • autobus All Zurich to Milan trains are run by Trenitalia.
  • autobus All trains are direct, depart from Zurich's Hauptbahnhof (central train station) and arrive at Milano Centrale train station.
  • autobus The Zurich to Milan train journey takes as little as 3 hours and 26 minutes to arrive in Milan.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Zurich to Milan 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 Zurich to Milan trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 12% cheaper to purchase Zurich to Milan train tickets 1 week ahead of when you intend to travel.
  • Zurich to Milan train costs are 49% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Zurich

Trains depart from Zurich Hauptbahnhof, an important hub station in the center of the city. The station has good links with Zurich's efficient and extensive public transport system of suburban trains (S-Bahn), Swiss Post Autobuses and city buses, cable cars, trams, ferries and regional trains. All public transport has an integrated ticketing system. Night buses operate on Friday and Saturday evenings and taxi ranks are located outside the station.

Getting into Milan by Train

Milan is a lively and cosmopolitan city, where the contemporary life of the fashion circuit blends with Milan's historic past, represented by La Scala Opera House and the Duomo Cathedral. A climb to the top of the Duomo is well worth the effort, giving stunning views across the city. Other major attractions for visitors are da Vinci's Last Supper masterpiece in the Basilica of Santa Maria alle Grazie and the Navigli waterways, whose banks are lined with walks, cafes, and shops. Trains from Zurich to Milan arrive at Milano Centrale Station, located in the center of the city's business and government districts and on lines MM2 and MM3 of the Metro. Milan is home to the world's largest tram network, as well as having an extensive system of Metro, rapid transit trains and ATM buses, which operate until around 2:00 a.m. Taxis are located outside Milano Centrale Station.

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Best fares for trains from Zurich to Milan

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

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