You can get from Zurich to Milan by train, bus or flight.
To get from Zurich to Milan on Dec 08 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||135 miles (217 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$22 - $140|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $22 (€20) • 4 h 25 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $140 (€127) • 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Vueling or Trenitalia|
Travel 135 miles (217 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Zurich to Milan. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Vueling or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Zurich to Milan.
Traveling from Zurich to Milan couldn't be simpler. You could take a comfortable coach ride with Flixbus, catch a Trenitalia express over the mountains to Milano Centrale, or take the fastest option by travelling in style with Swiss Air. Flying takes around an hour, trains about 4 hours, and coaches can actually be faster than trains - so whatever form of transport you prefer, the journey won't take long.
Return trips from Milan to Zurich are also available.
Buses from Zurich to Milan depart numerous times per day. Flixbus is the main company operating on the route, and their buses take 3 hours 40 minutes to reach Milan, starting at 11:00 a.m. and ending at 8:00 p.m. Other firms running buses to Milan include Baltour and Eurolines, while car pooling services like Bla Bla Car are another excellent option.
Trenitalia offers regular, fast and direct trains from Zurich to Milan, starting at 7:30 a.m. and finishing at 7:45 p.m. Their trains take around 4 hours to make the trip, with no changes required along the way. All trains depart from Zurich Hauptbahnhof.
Flights from Zurich to Milan are offered by Swiss Air. Flights take only 55 minutes, and there are five per day, featuring a range of early morning, mid-morning and evening departure slots, so there should be something to fit into your travel schedule. Most flights from Zurich touch down at Malpensa airport.
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Milan, Italy is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of entry into Italy:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey between Zurich and Milan.
The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Italy is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.
Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:
You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 11/6/22. 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.
You can travel to Milan from Zurich 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Milan is by taking a bus with an average price of $22 (€20).
This is compared to other travel options to Milan:
Taking a bus is usually $118 (€107) less than taking a flight to Milan, which costs on average $140 (€127) for the same trip.
Taking a bus is about $62 (€56) less than taking a train, which costs on average $84 (€76) for this journey.
The quickest way to travel between Zurich and Milan is by flight, which takes on average 55 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 25 min of travel time.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 17 min.
The Zurich to Milan distance is around 135 miles (217 km).
The average frequency per day from Zurich to Milan is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Zurich to Milan as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Zurich to Milan:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zurich to Milan, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Zurich to Milan with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Milan as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Zurich to Milan.
Before traveling from Zurich to Milan, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
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.
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