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There are 13 ways to get from Birmingham to Milan by plane, train, bus, 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  •  5h 11m

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

$80 - $264

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Bus  •  24h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Milan, Milan

$76 - $122

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Fly Birmingham to Milan Linate  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Milan Linate (LIN) BHX - LIN

$79 - $301

Train to London City, fly to Milan Linate  •  6h 18m

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

$106 - $426

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Milan Linate  •  6h 19m

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

$119 - $381

Train to East Midlands, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) EMA - BGY

$79 - $819

Train to Manchester, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6h 53m

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

$104 - $317

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Milan Linate  •  6h 26m

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

$103 - $326

Train to London Stansted, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  7h 23m

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

$97 - $335

Train inOui TGV  •  12h 47m

  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 Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv

$283 - $529

Train SNCF  •  16h 49m

  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 Gare de Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Gare de Milano-Centrale

$225 - $499

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  15h 3m

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  6. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Milan

$453 - $583

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 28m

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Milan

$227 - $338

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Milan is to fly which costs £60 - £210 and takes 5h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Milan is to fly which costs £60 - £210 and takes 5h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Milan. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at conciliazione m1 via London, Brussels, Brussels-North station and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Milan. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Milano Porta Garibaldi via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 47m.

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The distance between Birmingham and Milan is 701 miles.

The best way to get from Birmingham to Milan without a car is to train which takes 12h 47m and costs £210 - £410.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Birmingham to Milan, including transfers.

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

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Birmingham to Milan 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 Milan is to fly which takes 5h 11m and costs £60 - £210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £210 - £410 and takes 12h 47m, you could also bus, which costs £55 - £95 and takes 24h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Milan.
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  • Distance: 701.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Milan, Italy?

Flybe, Swiss and six other airlines fly from Birmingham to Milan every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Birmingham to Milan via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 12h 47m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Linate via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from London Gatwick to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from East Midlands to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from East Midlands to Milan Bergamo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from London Stansted to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $260
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Paris-Gare-de-Lyon to Gare de Milano-Centrale
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $150
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
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
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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

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Milan is 1h ahead of Birmingham. It is currently 7:50 PM in Birmingham and 8:50 PM in Milan.

Birmingham to Milan train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Milano Porta Garibaldi station.

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Flybe, Swiss, Eurowings and four other airlines offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 4271+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Birmingham Airport is to train which takes 8m and costs £2 - £29.

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