There are 9 ways to get from Biel/Bienne 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.

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Train  •  4 h 26 min

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

$73 - $127

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 43 min

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

$40 - $67

7 alternative options

Bus Gruppo Di Maio  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Fribourg to Grandate - Stazione

$45 - $79

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Biel/Bienne to Milan 223.3 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 21 min

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

$127 - $356

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate  •  4 h 6 min

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

$83 - $304

Train to Zurich, fly to Lugano, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale

$143 - $352

Train to Basel, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Milan Linate (LIN) BSL - LIN

$104 - $401

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GVA - MXP

$139 - $308

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Biel/Bienne to Milan is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 65 and takes 8 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Biel/Bienne to Milan is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 75 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Biel/Bienne to Milan. However, there are services departing from Biel/Bienne, Zentralplatz and arriving at conciliazione m1 via Lyss, Bahnhof, Bern and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Biel/Bienne to Milan. However, there are services departing from Biel/Bienne and arriving at Milano Centrale via Bern and Brig. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Biel/Bienne and Milan is 239 km. The road distance is 357.3 km.

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The best way to get from Biel/Bienne to Milan without a car is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Biel/Bienne to Milan, including transfers.

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Biel/Bienne to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bern station.

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Biel/Bienne to Milan train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bern station.

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The best way to get from Biel/Bienne to Milan is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 65 and takes 8 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Biel/Bienne to Milan.
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  • Distance: 149.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Biel/Bienne, Switzerland and Milan, Italy?

You can take a train from Biel/Bienne to Milan via Bern and Brig in around 4 h 26 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Biel/Bienne to Milan twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min. Globtour also services this route once daily.

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
Flights from Basel to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Basel to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Basel to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Basel to Milan Linate via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
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 Bern to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Biel/Bienne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Biel/Bienne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 - $30
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 Bern to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Bern P+R Neufeld to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
globtour.com
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Fribourg to Grandate - Stazione
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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