There are 5 ways to get from Milano Centrale Station to Switzerland by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB Eurocity / ...

$30 - $102

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Train, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso Re_10
  2. Take the bus from Chiasso to Zürich

$25 - $34

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano Central station to Milan Malpensa Airport Malpensa Airport Bus
  2. Take the bus from Milan Malpensa Airport, Malpensa Terminal 2 to Zurich 470

$31 - $51

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Milano Centrale Station to Zürich 179.3 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA

$35 - $201

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No, there is no direct train from Milano Centrale Station to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Milano Centrale Station and Switzerland is 164 km. The road distance is 286.8 km.

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The best way to get from Milano Centrale Station to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 4 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Milano Centrale Station to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Milano Centrale Station to Switzerland train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milano Centrale Station to Switzerland is to train which takes 4 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 56 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Milano Centrale Station to Switzerland train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milano Centrale Station to Switzerland is 287 km. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Milano Centrale Station to Switzerland.

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FlexFlight ApS and Alitalia offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Map of how to get from Milano Centrale Station to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 102.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

What companies run services between Milano Centrale Station, Lombardy, Italy and Switzerland?

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Milano Centrale Station to Zürich every 3 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milano Centrale Station to Zürich via Milan Malpensa Airport, Milan Malpensa Airport, Malpensa Terminal 2, Zurich, and Zürich HB in around 5 h 56 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$21 - $90
First
$55 - $140
Bus operators
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Chiasso to Zürich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milano Central station to Milan Malpensa Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Airport T2
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autostradale.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport, Malpensa Terminal 2 to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The best way to get from Milano Centrale Station to Milan Linate Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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