Directions from Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Ec

$45 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Malpensa Airport Bus
  2. 470

$25 - $36

4 alternative options

Train via Zug(CH)  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Eurocity

$79 - $136

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. 179.5 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  3 h 3 min

  1. MXP - ZRH

$79 - $294

Train to Lugano, fly  •  3 h 49 min

  1. LUG - ZRH

$104 - $274

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

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB via Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) Terminal 2, Milan, Malpensa Terminal 2, and Zurich in around 5 h 33 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
Bus operators
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milano Central Railway Station to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
terravision.eu
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Milano Centrale Station and Zürich HB is 216 km. The road distance is 287 km.

The cheapest way to get from Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB is to bus which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB is to train and fly which takes 3 h 3 min and costs 65€ - 250€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Zuerich Hb. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB. However, there are services departing from Milano Central Railway Station and arriving at Zurich via Milan, Malpensa Terminal 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 33 min.

The train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb takes 3 h 26 min including transfers and departs every four hours.