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There are 5 ways to get from Bregenz to Milan by bus, train, 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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Bus  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Bregenz to Milan, Milan 076

18€ - 28€

Cheapest option

Bus via Sankt Gallen  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano RegioJet

17€ - 22€

3 alternative options

Train  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from St. Margrethen to Zürich HB 13 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec

80€ - 134€

Drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Drive from Bregenz to Milan 198.7 miles

40€ - 60€

Train, fly  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from St. Margrethen to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP

106€ - 318€

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The cheapest way to get from Bregenz to Milan is to bus via Sankt Gallen which costs 17€ - 23€ and takes 8h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Bregenz to Milan is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bregenz to Milan. However, there are services departing from Bregenz and arriving at Milano Centrale via St. Margrethen and Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 47m.

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The distance between Bregenz and Milan is 231 km. The road distance is 318 km.

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The best way to get from Bregenz to Milan without a car is to bus which takes 5h 38m and costs 17€ - 28€.

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It takes approximately 5h 38m to get from Bregenz to Milan, including transfers.

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Bregenz to Milan train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from St. Margrethen station.

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The best way to get from Bregenz to Milan is to bus which takes 5h 38m and costs 17€ - 28€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 140€ and takes 6h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Bregenz to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Map of how to get from Bregenz to Milan.
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  • Distance: 144.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 38m

What companies run services between Bregenz, Austria and Milan, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Bregenz to Milan once daily. Tickets cost 15€ - 26€ and the journey takes 5h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bregenz to Milan via St. Margrethen, Zürich HB, and Zuerich Hb in around 6h 47m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 600€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St. Margrethen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St. Margrethen to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from St. Margrethen to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from St. Margrethen to Zuerich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from St. Margrethen to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 25€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Train from St. Margrethen to Zuerich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 23€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.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 Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bregenz to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
RegioJet

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Yes, the driving distance between Bregenz to Milan is 318 km. It takes approximately 3h 34m to drive from Bregenz to Milan.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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