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There are 10 ways to get from Milan to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, bus or car

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

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Fly Milan Linate to Frankfurt  •  4h 5m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Frankfurt (FRA) LIN - FRA

$88 - $298

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Bus Ouibus  •  13h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Frankfurt Ouibus

$28 - $42

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Frankfurt (FRA) MXP - FRA

$99 - $272

Fly Milan Bergamo to Frankfurt  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Frankfurt (FRA) BGY - FRA

$43 - $227

Fly Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Stuttgart (STR) MXP - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$85 - $227

Train Trenitalia  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ece / ...

$100 - $270

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$164 - $266

Bus FlixBus  •  12h

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N508 / ...

$42 - $72

Drive, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Drive from Milan to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$126 - $194

Drive  •  6h 29m

  1. Drive from Milan to Frankfurt am Main 420.7 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 13h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Frankfurt am Main station. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 36m.

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The distance between Milan and Frankfurt am Main is 519 km. The road distance is 673.1 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 7h 36m and costs 85€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Milan to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Milan to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milan, Milan station.

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Milan to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4h 5m and costs 75€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 85€ - 230€ and takes 7h 36m, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12h.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 324.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa and Alitalia fly from Milan to Frankfurt am Main every 4 hours. Alternatively, Trenitalia operates a train from Milan to Frankfurt am Main once daily. Tickets cost $150 - $270 and the journey takes 7h 36m. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia

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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $270
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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 Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$51
Website
Marino Autolinee
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Milan to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Milan to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Frankfurt am Main is 673 km. It takes approximately 6h 29m to drive from Milan to Frankfurt am Main.

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Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 678+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 24m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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