There are 7 ways to get from Bern to Milan 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  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Eurocity

$60 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 42 min

$30 - $44

5 alternative options

Train via Brig  •  3 h 58 min

  1. 8 / ...
  2. Eurocity / ...

$61 - $106

Train via Domodossola  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Eurocity / ...
  2. Reg

$52 - $92

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. 226 miles

$50 - $80

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  4 h

  1. ZRH - MXP

$126 - $354

Train, fly to Lugano  •  5 h 16 min

  1. ZRH - LUG

$140 - $345

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Bern to Milan 4 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 3 min. Alternatively, Globtour operates a bus from Bern to Milan once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $45 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Domodossola to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Bern P+R Neufeld to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
globtour.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bern and Milan is 213 km. The road distance is 362 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Milan is to bus which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 5 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Bern to Milan is to train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 110.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bern and arriving at Milano Centrale. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Milan. However, there are services departing from Bern P+R Neufeld and arriving at conciliazione m1 via lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 42 min.

The train from Bern to Milano Centrale takes 3 h 3 min including transfers and departs four times a day.