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Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 29 min

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

$85 - $275

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Malpensa Terminal 2 to Zurich 470

$20 - $32

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB 12-Y / ...

$82 - $138

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Castione 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bellinzona Castione to Zürich

$48 - $66

Train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale R28 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb Ec

$59 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Zürich 172.7 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The distance between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) and Switzerland is 135 km. The road distance is 276 km.

The cheapest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Switzerland is to bus which costs 16€ - 28€ and takes 5 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Switzerland is to fly which takes 1 h 29 min and costs 70€ - 240€.

No, there is no direct train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Milano Centrale and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 and arriving at Zürich via Bellinzona Castione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Switzerland, including transfers.

What companies run services between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), Italy and Switzerland?

Swiss flies from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Zürich 5 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Zürich twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $27 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
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.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
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Castione
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Malpensa Terminal 2 to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Bellinzona Castione to Zürich
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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