There are 10 ways to get from Berlin to Milan by plane, train, bus, night train 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 Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) TXL - MXP

$75 - $230

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Bergamo  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) SXF - BGY

$24 - $180

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Milan Linate  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Milan Linate (LIN) TXL - LIN

$49 - $187

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) SXF - MXP

$44 - $174

Fly Berlin Tegel to Milan Bergamo  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) TXL - BGY

$68 - $666

Train  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Basel SBB Ice
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...

$267 - $418

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 21 min

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

$71 - $120

Bus Autokar Polska  •  24 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Alexanderstraße to Szczecin Glowny Krzystofa Kolumba
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Milan

$63 - $84

Night train, train  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Zürich HB Nj
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec / ...

$257 - $388

Drive  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Milan 654.5 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Milan. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at conciliazione m1 via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin, Berlin central bus station and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Milan. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Milano Centrale via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 23 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Milan is 843 km. The road distance is 1047.2 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Milan without a car is to train which takes 12 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Berlin to Milan, including transfers.

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Berlin to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to Milan train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Milan is to fly which takes 4 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 23 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 18 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Berlin to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Milan, Milan station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Milan.
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  • Distance: 526.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Milan, Italy?

Cairo Aviation, easyJet and five other airlines fly from Berlin to Milan hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Milan via Basel SBB in around 12 h 23 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Bergamo via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Bergamo via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $210
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Bergamo via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Bergamo via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Bergamo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Bergamo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Bergamo via Brindisi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Linate via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
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 Berlin Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
12 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Website
bahn.de
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Interglobus
Phone
(+48) 91 48 50 422
Email
biuro@followme.pl
Website
interglobus.pl
Bus from Berlin Alexanderstraße to Szczecin Glowny Krzystofa Kolumba
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
interglobus.pl
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Szczecin to Milan
Ave. Duration
20 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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Berlin 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 to Milan is 1047 km. It takes approximately 9 h 58 min to drive from Berlin to Milan.

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easyJet, Eurowings, Cairo Aviation and two other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 4063+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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