There are 10 ways to get from Copenhagen to Milan by plane, train, bus, car or car train

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Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CPH - MXP

49€ - 347€

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Fly to Milan Bergamo  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CPH - BGY

37€ - 319€

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Fly to Milan Linate  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Milan Linate (LIN) CPH - LIN

65€ - 237€

Fly to Bologna, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Bologna (BLQ) CPH - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale

68€ - 486€

Train via Kassel  •  18h 3m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Zuerich Hb Ice
  4. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Chiasso Ec / ...
  5. Take the train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale S11

263€ - 421€

Train  •  19h 7m

  1. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Kiel Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ice
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec

268€ - 411€

Bus via Hamburg  •  25h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB N844 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Milan, Milan N24

75€ - 95€

Bus  •  34h 14m

  1. Take the bus from København to Szczecin
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Milan

75€ - 104€

Drive, car train  •  18h 47m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Milan

Drive  •  14h 50m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Milan 1587.7 km

210€ - 310€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Milan is to fly which costs 480 kr - 1800 kr and takes 6h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Milan is to fly which costs 360 kr - 2600 kr and takes 5h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Milan. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at conciliazione m1 via Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Milan. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Milano Centrale via Hamburg Hbf, Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe, Zuerich Hb and Chiasso. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 3m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Milan is 1160 km. The road distance is 1587.7 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Milan without a car is to train via Kassel which takes 18h 3m and costs 1900 kr - 3200 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Copenhagen to Milan, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen station.

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Copenhagen to Milan train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Milan is to fly which takes 5h 18m and costs 360 kr - 2600 kr. Alternatively, you can train via Kassel, which costs 1900 kr - 3200 kr and takes 18h 3m, you could also bus via Hamburg, which costs 550 kr - 750 kr and takes 25h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Milan.
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  • Distance: 1159.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Milan, Italy?

Scandinavian Airlines, easyJet and eight other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Milan hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Milan via Hamburg Hbf, Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe, Zuerich Hb, and Chiasso in around 18h 3m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 300€
Flights from Copenhagen to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 340€
Flights from Copenhagen to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 340€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 250€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 300€
Flights from Copenhagen to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
Flights from Copenhagen to Bologna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 180€
Flights from Copenhagen to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 210€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 140€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Bergamo via Prague
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
28€ - 140€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Bergamo via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 140€
Flights from Copenhagen to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
28€ - 130€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Flights from Copenhagen to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 280€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
270€ - 390€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 390€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 280€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Flights from Copenhagen to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 220€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Bergamo via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
21€ - 120€
Flights from Copenhagen to Bologna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
23€ - 130€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 600€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Trenitalia

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 Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Koebenhavn H to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kiel Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
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 Zuerich Hb to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenord
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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 Copenhagen to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Szczecin to Milan
Ave. Duration
20h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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

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

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Copenhagen to Milan train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Milan is 1588 km. It takes approximately 14h 50m to drive from Copenhagen to Milan.

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Scandinavian Airlines, easyJet, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 3923+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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