There are 13 ways to get from Birmingham to Italy by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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 Birmingham to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BHX - MXP

$80 - $264

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Fly Birmingham to Rome  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Rome (FCO) BHX - FCO

$79 - $395

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Train to London City, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Milan Linate (LIN) LCY - LIN

$106 - $427

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Milan Linate (LIN) LHR - LIN

$142 - $373

Train to Manchester, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MAN - MXP

$105 - $317

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Milan Linate (LIN) LGW - LIN

$103 - $332

Train to London Stansted, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) STN - BGY

$99 - $338

Train  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

$331 - $627

Bus, bus and ferry  •  31 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris, Paris 800 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome

$162 - $260

Bus  •  34 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

$153 - $268

Train, Thello  •  19 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale 221
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$261 - $582

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  21 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  6. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Rome

$554 - $666

Drive, carferry  •  21 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the carferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Rome

$294 - $496

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Italy. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via London Victoria, Lille, Paris, Paris and Tiburtina/Verano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Italy. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Roma Termini via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord RER, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 29 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Italy is 964 miles.

The best way to get from Birmingham to Italy without a car is to train which takes 16 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Birmingham to Italy, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Italy bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham to Italy train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Italy is to fly which takes 5 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 29 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 34 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Italy.
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  • Distance: 963.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Italy?

Flybe, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Birmingham to Milan hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Birmingham to Rome via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 16 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Rome via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from London Gatwick to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Milan Linate via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Milan Bergamo via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Milan Bergamo via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$24 - $240
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Birmingham to Rome via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Birmingham to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Rome via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Rome via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
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 Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.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
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
thello.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma
Ave. Duration
21 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lille to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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More Questions & Answers

Italy is 1 h ahead of Birmingham. It is currently 12:02 AM in Birmingham and 1:02 AM in Italy.

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

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Flybe, Swiss, CSA and two other airlines offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 564+ hotels available in Italy. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Birmingham Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs .

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