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There are 12 ways to get from Bielefeld to Italy by train, plane, 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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Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Milan Linate (LIN) DUS - LIN

$87 - $262

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Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Bologna  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Bologna (BLQ) CGN - BLQ

$108 - $326

Train to Paderborn, fly to Milan Linate  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Herford to Paderborn Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Milan Linate (LIN) PAD - LIN

$187 - $679

Train to Paderborn, fly to Bologna  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Herford to Paderborn Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Bologna (BLQ) PAD - BLQ

$278 - $512

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) DUS - MXP

$88 - $265

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Milan Linate  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Linate (LIN) FRA - LIN

$152 - $405

Train  •  15 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$266 - $477

Bus FlixBus  •  21 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Bielefeld to Nuremberg
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station 029 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Rome 531

$90 - $183

Bus Eurolines FR  •  39 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Bielefeld to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Roma

$184 - $294

Train, night train  •  20 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hauptbahnhof to Altenbeken
  2. Take the train from Altenbeken to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the night train from München Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

$215 - $356

Drive, train  •  15 h

  1. Drive from Bielefeld to Göttingen
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Rome

$263 - $400

Drive  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Bielefeld to Rome 931.8 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Bielefeld to Italy is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bielefeld to Italy is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bielefeld to Italy. However, there are services departing from Bielefeld and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Nuremberg, Munich, Munich central bus station and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bielefeld to Italy. However, there are services departing from Bielefeld Hbf and arriving at Roma Termini via Köln Hbf, Basel SBB and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 36 min.

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The distance between Bielefeld and Italy is 1087 km. The road distance is 1490.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bielefeld to Italy without a car is to train which takes 15 h 36 min and costs 230€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Bielefeld to Italy, including transfers.

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Bielefeld to Italy bus services, operated by Bozur, depart from Bielefeld station.

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Bielefeld to Italy train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Bielefeld Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bielefeld to Italy is to train which takes 15 h 36 min and costs 230€ - 420€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 160€ and takes 21 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Bielefeld to Italy.
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  • Distance: 679.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Bielefeld, Germany and Italy?

You can take a train from Bielefeld to Rome via Köln Hbf, Basel SBB, and Milano Centrale in around 15 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bielefeld to Rome via Nuremberg, Munich, Munich central bus station, Rome, and Staz.ne Tiburtina in around 21 h 28 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Paderborn to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Paderborn to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Paderborn to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Paderborn to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Paderborn to Bologna via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
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 Bielefeld Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Altenbeken to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Night train from München Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Herford to Paderborn Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hauptbahnhof to Altenbeken
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.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
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
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Bielefeld to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
bozur.net
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 Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Nuremberg to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bielefeld to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Roma
Ave. Duration
16 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Bielefeld to Italy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome station.

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Bielefeld to Italy train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bielefeld to Italy is 1491 km. It takes approximately 13 h 50 min to drive from Bielefeld to Italy.

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Hahn Air, Alitalia, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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Book your Bielefeld to Italy train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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