Select from 4 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Ec

$47 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. N307 / ...

$20 - $38

4 alternative options

Train via Zug(CH)  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Eurocity
  2. 5

$81 - $151

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. 183.6 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  3 h 59 min

  1. MXP - ZRH

$89 - $305

Train to Lugano, fly  •  5 h 34 min

  1. LUG - ZRH

$114 - $284

What companies run services between Milan Linate Airport (LIN), Italy and Zürich, Switzerland?

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Zürich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 26 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Zürich 4 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $28 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zug(CH)
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$27 - $29
First
$39
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zug to Zürich Stadelhofen
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Milan Linate Airport (LIN) and Zürich is 219 km. The road distance is 294 km.

The cheapest way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Zürich is to bus which costs 16€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Zürich is to drive which takes 3 h 19 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Zürich, including transfers.