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There are 5 ways to get from Zug to Milan by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the train from Zug(Ch) to Milano Centrale Ec

65€ - 120€

Cheapest option

Train via Como  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the train from Zug(Ch) to Como S.Giovanni Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Como S.Giovanni to Milano Porta Garibaldi S11

58€ - 101€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Zug to Rho Train Station Singen - Fabrizia

Drive  •  2h 51m

  1. Drive from Zug to Milan 247.5 km

30€ - 50€

Fly  •  3h 43m

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

79€ - 237€

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The cheapest way to get from Zug to Milan is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Zug to Milan is to train which costs SFr 70 - SFr 130 and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zug to Milan. However, there are services departing from Zug and arriving at Milano via Paleocapa via Rho. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zug(Ch) and arriving at Milano Centrale. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Zug and Milan is 197 km. The road distance is 247.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zug to Milan without a car is to train which takes 2h 50m and costs SFr 70 - SFr 130.

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The train from Zug(Ch) to Milano Centrale takes 2h 50m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Zug to Milan bus services, operated by L'Aurora Viaggi, depart from Zug station.

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Zug to Milan train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zug(Ch) station.

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The best way to get from Zug to Milan is to train which takes 2h 50m and costs SFr 70 - SFr 130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 36m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 80 - SFr 260 and takes 3h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Zug to Milan.
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  • Distance: 196.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 50m

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zug(Ch) to Milano Centrale every 3 hours. Tickets cost 65€ - 120€ and the journey takes 2h 50m. Alternatively, L'Aurora Viaggi operates a bus from Zug to Rho Train Station 4 times a week, and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 650€
Train operators
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 Zug(Ch) to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zug(Ch) to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 100€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Como S.Giovanni to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
L'Aurora Viaggi
Phone
+39 0963 313116
Email
info@viaggiaurora.it
Website
viaggiaurora.it
Bus from Zug to Rho Train Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
L'Aurora Viaggi

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Zug to Milan bus services, operated by L'Aurora Viaggi, arrive at Rho Train Station.

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Zug to Milan train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zug to Milan is 247 km. It takes approximately 2h 51m to drive from Zug to Milan.

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The best way to get from Zug to Zurich Airport is to line 24 train which takes 53 min and costs SFr 18 - SFr 35.

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