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There are 4 ways to get from Bregenz to Milan by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Bregenz bus station to Milan N77 / ...

€18 - €23

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Bregenz to Zuerich Hb Ec
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Re / ...

€74 - €149

Drive  •  3h 26m

  1. Drive from Bregenz to Milan 308.3 km

€35 - €60

Train, fly  •  4h 33m

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

€83 - €210

Bregenz to Milan by bus and subway

The journey time between Bregenz and Milan is around 5h 27m and covers a distance of around 309 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 4m. Operated by FlixBus and ATM, the Bregenz to Milan service departs from Bregenz bus station and arrives in Duomo M1. Typically 11 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 27m
Fastest journey time:
5h 4m
Journey distance:
309 km
Services per week:
11
Cheapest price:
€18
Carbon emissions:
38 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:55
Last service departs at:
14:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bregenz to Milan bus and subway schedules

Austria → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Austria

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Austria
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Austria

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Milan is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Milan is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Milan is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bregenz to Milan is to bus which costs €17 - €23 and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Bregenz to Milan is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 3h 26m.

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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 Zuerich Hb and Lugano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Bregenz and Milan is 231 km. The road distance is 308.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bregenz to Milan without a car is to bus which takes 4h 35m and costs €17 - €23.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Bregenz to Milan, including transfers.

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Bregenz to Milan train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Bregenz station.

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The best way to get from Bregenz to Milan is to bus which takes 4h 35m and costs €17 - €23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €70 - €150 and takes 5h 45m.

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

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Bregenz to Milan train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Map of how to get from Bregenz to Milan.
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  • Distance: 230.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 35m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Bregenz bus station to Milan twice daily. Tickets cost €16 - €20 and the journey takes 4h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bregenz to Milan via Zuerich Hb and Lugano in around 5h 45m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €2000
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bregenz to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bregenz to Zuerich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bregenz to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bregenz to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bregenz to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Bregenz to Zuerich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bregenz bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Bregenz to Milan is 308 km. It takes approximately 3h 26m to drive from Bregenz to Milan.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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