Train from Zurich to Milan (Italy) – Itinerary and Map

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Travel from Zurich to Milan

Milan is located approximately 280 km from Zurich, making it an excellent gateway for anyone wanting to combine a route between Switzerland and Italy.

Below you will find information about the train between the cities, prices, and tips on what to do when arriving in Milan.

From Zurich to Milan – Train Information

The train journey from Zurich to Milan takes approximately 3 hours and 17 minutes and costs from 31 Euros.

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Arriving in Milan – Top Attractions, Where to stay and Where to eat

Milan AttractionsPhoto Credit: Simon PALLARD

Milan is Italy’s fashion capital and offers countless historic attractions, excellent dining options, and cafes.

Highlights of the city include the famous Milan Cathedral, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Sforzesco Castle, Parco Sempione, Pinacoteca di Brera, Palazzo Reale, Giardini Indro Montanelli and the charming Naviglio area.

And if you love shopping, it’s worth visiting the outlet Designer Outlet Serravalle, located 96 km from the center of Milan, which offers a shuttle service.

Where to stay in Milan

Where to stay in MilanPhoto Credit: Hotel Galles

Acca Palace – economic hotel option located 20 minutes by public transport from the center of Milan. Rooms are modern and have a flat-screen TV and minibar. The hotel has a gym. Book here.

Château Monfort – Relais & Châteaux – boutique hotel located in a historic building within walking distance of the Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milan. The rooms are decorated in a fairytale style and have a TV and minibar. The hotel has a spa and gym. Book here.

Meliá Milano – hotel with modern facilities located close to the metro. All rooms are equipped with a TV, work desk and minibar. The hotel has a gym. Book here.

Hotel Galles – hotel with great value for money and excellent evaluation by several travelers. Rooms are equipped with a TV, electric kettle and minibar. The hotel has an indoor pool, a gym, and a terrace ideal for having a few drinks. Book here.

NYX Hotel Milan by Leonardo Hotels – modern hotel in the central district. The rooms have TV and minibar. The hotel has a terrace and a gym. Book here.

Imperiale Suites Milano – aparthotel located near the Sforzesco Castle. The accommodations have a TV, coffee maker and kitchenette. Book here.

Hotel Indigo Milan – Corso Monforte, an IHG Hotel – hotel located approximately 15 minutes walk from the cathedral. Rooms are equipped with a TV, coffee maker and minibar. The hotel has a gym. Book here.

Hotel Cavour – elegant hotel located next to the Pinacoteca di Brera. The rooms have a TV, work desk and minibar. The hotel has a gym and a spa. Book here.

The Corner Duomo Hotel – hotel with modern facilities located very close to the cathedral. Rooms are equipped with a TV, work desk and minibar. The hotel has a gym. Book here.

Worldhotel Cristoforo Colombo – hotel located a short distance from the Giardini Indro Montanelli. The rooms are modern and have a TV, electric kettle and minibar. The hotel has a gym and a spa. Book here.

AC Hotel Milano by Marriott – modern hotel with great rating and excellent value for money. Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, coffee machine and minibar. The hotel has a gym. Book here.

Where to eat in Milan

Where to eat in MilanPhoto Credit: Carissa Gan

Gino Sorbillo – Pizza Gourmand – pizzeria located near the Duomo. Via Ugo Foscolo, 1, 20121 Milano MI, Italy. Site: www.sorbillo.it. Price: $$.

Piz – charming pizzeria with outdoor seating and a colorful interior. Via Torino, 34, 20123 Milano MI, Italy. Price: $$.

Da Regina 1985 – famous Italian restaurant and pizzeria. Town House Galleria, Via Silvio Pellico, 1, 20121 Milano MI, Italy. Price: $$.

Pasta d’Autore – restaurant located near the San Lorenzo Maggiore Basilica that serves pasta, pizza and regional wines. Corso di Porta Ticinese, 16, 20123 Milano MI, Italy. Site: pastadautoremilano.it. Price: $$.

Princi – with units in Milan and in other parts of the world, offers a variety of artisanal products including breads, pizzas, focaccia, pastries. Via Speronari, 6, 20123 Milano MI, Italy. Site: princi.it. Price: $$.

Panzerotti Luini – traditional bakery since 1888, offering a variety of sweet and savory options. Via Santa Radegonda, 16, 20121 Milano MI, Italy. Site: www.luini.it. Price: $.

Mag Café – bar and cafe on the banks of the Navigli canal. Ripa di Porta Ticinese, 43, 20143 Milano MI, Itália. Price: $$.

Chocolat Milano – ice cream parlor with an elegant atmosphere located within walking distance of Parco Sempione. Via Giovanni Boccaccio, 9, 20123 Milano MI, Italy. Site: www.chocolatmilano.it. Price: $$.

Chiosco al Politico – kiosk in Parco Sempione that serves a variety of snacks. Piazza Castello, 5, 20121 Milano MI, Italy. Price: $.

Venchi Cioccolato e Gelato – Italian chocolate and gelato brand founded in 1878, today has stores in several countries. Via Giuseppe Mengoni, 1, 20121 Milano MI, Italy. Site: it.venchi.com. Price: $$.

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