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 Linate  •  6 h 49 min

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

$79 - $301

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Bus Ouibus  •  26 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Milan

$63 - $89

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Fly Birmingham to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 51 min

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

$80 - $264

Train to London City, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 10 min

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

$130 - $427

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 14 min

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

$144 - $382

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 20 min

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

$128 - $332

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

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

$106 - $316

Train to London Luton, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LTN - MXP

$93 - $228

Train to London Stansted, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  7 h 28 min

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

$121 - $336

Train  •  12 h 45 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 Milano Centrale Fr

$308 - $540

Bus FlixBus  •  25 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Milan, Milan 729

$94 - $160

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  15 h 15 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 Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  6. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Milan

$473 - $606

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 28 min

  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 bus which costs £45 - £70 and takes 26 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Milan is to fly which costs £60 - £200 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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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, Paris, Paris and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 15 min.

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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 Centrale via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 45 min.

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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 12 h 45 min and costs £230 - £410.

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It takes approximately 6 h 49 min 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 6 h 49 min and costs £60 - £230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £230 - £410 and takes 12 h 45 min, you could also bus, which costs £70 - £130 and takes 25 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Milan.
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  • Distance: 701.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 49 min

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

Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Birmingham to Milan hourly. 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, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 12 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
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 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 Linate via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Linate via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Linate via Belfast (Aldergrove), Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
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
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 Luton to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Milan Malpensa via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Milan Malpensa via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and 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 Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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 Bremen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
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
Flights from London Stansted to Milan Bergamo via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $260
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 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
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 Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
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
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
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
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $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 Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
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
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
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 City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Milan
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Birmingham Airport to Milan Linate Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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Milan is 1 h ahead of Birmingham. It is currently 10:08 AM in Birmingham and 11:08 AM in Milan.

Birmingham to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Air France, easyJet, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 4065+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at $63 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 £2 - £29.

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