There are 6 ways to get from Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb Ec

$45 - $65

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Bus  •  5 h 32 min

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

$23 - $36

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Train via Zug(CH)  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zug(CH) Eurocity

$82 - $140

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB 179.6 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH

$79 - $295

Train to Lugano, fly  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
  2. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Zurich (ZRH) LUG - ZRH

$104 - $289

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The cheapest way to get from Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB is to bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 260€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milano Centrale Station station to Zürich HB. However, there are services departing from Milano Central station and arriving at Zurich via Milan, Malpensa Terminal 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

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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.

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The distance between Milano Centrale Station and Zürich HB is 216 km. The road distance is 287.3 km.

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The best way to get from Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB without a car is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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

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Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB bus services, operated by TerraVision IT, arrive at Milano Central station.

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Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB 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 Zürich HB is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB.
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  • Distance: 135.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

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, Milan, Malpensa Terminal 2, and Zurich in around 5 h 32 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

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 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 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB is 287 km. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Milano Centrale Station to Zürich HB.

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Swiss offers flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 504+ hotels available in Zürich HB. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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