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There are 8 ways to get from Copenhagen to Milan by plane, bus, train, car or car train

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Fly to Milan Linate  •  6h 13m

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

62€ - 201€

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Fly to Milan Bergamo, bus  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CPH - BGY
  2. Take the bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale

37€ - 179€

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Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 18m

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

52€ - 145€

Train  •  17h 15m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Re / ...

193€ - 400€

Bus via Görlitz  •  28h 14m

  1. Take the bus from København to Zgorzelec Jędrzychowice
  2. Take the bus from Jędrzychowice to Milan

75€ - 112€

Bus  •  29h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station Stockholm - Bucuresti / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano RegioJet

120€ - 146€

Drive, car train  •  18h 30m

  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 26m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Milan 1576.3 km

190€ - 290€

Copenhagen to Milan by train

The train journey time between Copenhagen and Milan is around 27h 48m and covers a distance of around 1670 km. The fastest train normally takes 26h 53m. Operated by Danish Railways (DSB), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and others, the Copenhagen to Milan train service departs from København H and arrives in Milano Centrale. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Milan train schedules

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Denmark.

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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 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
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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 metre.

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 Denmark from Italy.

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Last updated: 17 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Milan is to fly and bus which costs 270 kr - 1400 kr and takes 5h 31m.

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The fastest way to get from Copenhagen to Milan is to fly. Taking this option will cost 380 kr - 1100 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 København and arriving at via bazzoni, 14 prima di p.za conciliazione via Jędrzychowice and via natta dopo via trenno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 14m.

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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, Zuerich Hb and Lugano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 15m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Milan is 1160 km. The road distance is 1576.3 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Milan without a car is to train which takes 17h 15m and costs 1400 kr - 3000 kr.

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Copenhagen to Milan, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Milan bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from København 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 6h 13m and costs 460 kr - 1500 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1400 kr - 3000 kr and takes 17h 15m, you could also bus via Görlitz, which costs 550 kr - 850 kr and takes 28h 14m.

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  • Distance: 1159.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 13m

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

Lufthansa, KLM and eight other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Milan hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Milan via Hamburg Hbf, Zuerich Hb, and Lugano in around 17h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 280€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 290€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 410€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
24€ - 130€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
210€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 850€
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
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 Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
150€ - 210€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
10h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
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 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
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 10€
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Jędrzychowice to Milan
Ave. Duration
15h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Website
Comati PSG
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
RegioJet

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There is no direct flight from Copenhagen Airport to Milan Linate Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Milan is 1576 km. It takes approximately 14h 26m to drive from Copenhagen to Milan.

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Alitalia, British Airways, Scandinavian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 1428+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at 75€ 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 45 kr - 65 kr.

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