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There are 6 ways to get from Milan to Rümlang by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
  2. Take the train from Chiasso to Zürich HB

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Zurich Bus Station

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Train via Locarno

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Locarno
  2. Take the train from Locarno to Zürich HB

Drive

  1. Drive from Milan to Rümlang

Fly from Milan Malpensa

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

Fly from Milan Linate

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Zurich (ZRH)

Milan to Rümlang by train

The train journey time between Milan and Rümlang is around 4h 5m and covers a distance of around 265 km. This includes an average layover time of around 44 min. Operated by Trenord, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and Trenitalia EuroCity, the Milan to Rümlang train service departs from Milano Centrale and arrives in Rümlang. Typically 143 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

143 Weekly Trains
4h 5m Average Duration
SFr 53 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Switzerland is currently allowed from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rümlang is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rümlang is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Rümlang is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 9 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Rümlang is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Rümlang is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Rümlang. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Rümlang via Chiasso and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 5m.

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The distance between Milan and Rümlang is 227 km. The road distance is 292.9 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Rümlang without a car is to train which takes 4h 5m and costs €50 - €130.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Milan to Rümlang, including transfers.

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Milan to Rümlang train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Rümlang is to train which takes 4h 5m and costs €50 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €70 and takes 5h 28m, you could also fly, which costs €75 - €220 and takes 4h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Milan to Rümlang train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Rümlang.
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  • Distance: 226.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 5m

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

You can take a train from Milan to Rümlang via Chiasso and Zürich HB in around 4h 5m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milan to Zurich Bus Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost SFr 15 - SFr 19 and the journey takes 3h 40m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 650
Flights from Milan Linate to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 230 - SFr 1100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 1100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zurich via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 310
Flights from Milan Linate to Zurich via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 310
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zurich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 950
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 700
Train operators
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Website
Trenord
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Chiasso to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Locarno
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 120
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 45 - SFr 65
1st Class
SFr 85 - SFr 120
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Locarno to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 13
Website
RegioJet
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
Marino Autolinee
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Milan to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Rümlang is 293 km. It takes approximately 3h 13m to drive from Milan to Rümlang.

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Swiss offers flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 244+ hotels available in Rümlang. Prices start at SFr 100 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 €11 - €16.

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