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There are 10 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  2h 35m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BER - MXP

€34 - €158

Cheapest option

Fly to Milan Bergamo  •  2h 51m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BER - BGY

€18 - €132

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Fly to Milan Linate  •  3h 35m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Milan Linate (LIN) BER - LIN

€52 - €159

Fly to Verona, train  •  4h 10m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Verona (VRN) BER - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale

€56 - €569

Fly to Bologna, train  •  3h 50m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Bologna (BLQ) BER - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale

€42 - €231

Train  •  14h 32m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Basel Sbb Ice
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Re / ...

€276 - €478

Bus  •  18h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Milan N95

€56 - €73

Bus via Prague  •  20h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, letiště Schönefeld, P Bus - Terminal B to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano RegioJet

€41 - €60

Train, night train  •  21h 38m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Muenchen Hbf Ice
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Milano P.Garibaldi Nj

€218 - €356

Drive  •  9h 17m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan 1038.5 km

€120 - €190

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan by train

The train journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Milan is around 16h 53m and covers a distance of around 1260 km. The fastest train normally takes 14h 27m. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn Regional, Bahn DE and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan train service departs from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Milano Centrale. Typically 30 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
16h 53m
Fastest train time:
14h 27m
Trains per week:
30
Cheapest price:
€242
Carbon emissions:
66 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:14
Last train departs at:
14:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan train schedules

Germany → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Germany

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
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  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Milan is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Milan is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Milan is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Yes, entry into Germany from Italy is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan is to fly which costs €18 - €140 and takes 2h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan is to fly which costs €30 - €160 and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan. However, there are services departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at via bazzoni, 14 prima di p.za conciliazione via Berlin central bus station and via natta dopo via trenno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Milano Centrale via Berlin Ostbahnhof, Basel SBB and Lugano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 32m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Milan is 829 km. The road distance is 1038.5 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan without a car is to train which takes 14h 32m and costs €270 - €480.

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It takes approximately 2h 35m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Ostbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan is to fly which takes 2h 35m and costs €30 - €160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €270 - €480 and takes 14h 32m, you could also bus, which costs €55 - €75 and takes 18h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan.
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  • Distance: 829.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 35m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Milan, Italy?

Ryanair, easyJet and four other airlines fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan via Berlin Ostbahnhof, Basel SBB, and Lugano in around 14h 32m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €1300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €1600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €430
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Linate via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €140
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €95
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€20 - €95
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€14 - €190
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €300
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €480
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €750
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€110 - €750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €130
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €1300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €360
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€240 - €420
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €95
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€35 - €50
1st Class
€65 - €95
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€150 - €210
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€150 - €220
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, letiště Schönefeld, P Bus - Terminal B to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Milan station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) 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 Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan is 1039 km. It takes approximately 9h 17m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Milan.

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Swiss, Eurowings, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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