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There are 5 ways to get from Milan to Zug by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zug(Ch) Ec

$40 - $60

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Bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano Famagosta to Brunnen

$30 - $47

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Zug 158.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH

$102 - $311

Train to Lugano, fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
  2. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Zurich (ZRH) LUG - ZRH

$118 - $302

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Zug is to bus which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Zug is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Zug(Ch). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Milan and Zug is 197 km. The road distance is 253.7 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Zug without a car is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs 35€ - 50€.

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The train from Milano Centrale to Zug(Ch) takes 3 h 2 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Milan to Zug train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Zug is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs 35€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 4 h 51 min, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 270€ and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Milan to Zug train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Zug(Ch) station.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Zug.
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  • Distance: 123 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Zug, Switzerland?

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Milan to Zug every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 2 min. Alternatively, Autolinee Gambioli operates a bus from Milan to Zug once a week. Tickets cost $16 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

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Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zug(Ch)
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Milano Famagosta to Brunnen
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Zug is 254 km. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from Milan to Zug.

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Swiss offers flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 604+ hotels available in Zug. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs 10€ - 14€.

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