There are 7 ways to get from Milan to Fribourg by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Brig  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...

$81 - $141

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Fribourg 417

$27 - $44

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Train  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Thun Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Thun to Fribourg/Freiburg 1

$93 - $142

Bus Gruppo Di Maio  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Grandate - Stazione to Fribourg

$27 - $47

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Milan to Fribourg 223.9 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Milan Linate to Geneva, train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Fribourg/Freiburg

$77 - $272

Fly Milan Malpensa to Zurich, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Fribourg/Freiburg

$138 - $376

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Fribourg is to bus which costs 23€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Fribourg is to train which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 3 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Fribourg. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Fribourg, gare CFF via Milan, Milan and Fribourg, cimetière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Fribourg. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Fribourg/Freiburg via Brig and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Milan and Fribourg is 216 km. The road distance is 358.3 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Fribourg without a car is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs 65€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Milan to Fribourg, including transfers.

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Milan to Fribourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milan, Milan station.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Fribourg.
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  • Distance: 135.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Milan to Fribourg via Brig and Bern in around 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, Gruppo Di Maio operates a bus from Milan to Fribourg once a week. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
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 Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Thun
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Thun to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Grandate - Stazione to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.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, Milan to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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