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There are 11 ways to get from Copenhagen to Milan by plane, train, night train, bus or car

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 to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 13 min

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

$54 - $226

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Fly to Milan Bergamo  •  5 h 30 min

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

$38 - $292

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Fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 20 min

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

$83 - $222

Fly to Lugano, train  •  8 h 19 min

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

$138 - $497

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Zurich (ZRH) CPH - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale

$137 - $364

Train  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB Ice
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...

$306 - $487

Night train, train  •  19 h 25 min

  1. Take the night train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Zürich HB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec

$299 - $467

Bus FlixBus  •  25 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Hamburg X73 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Milan, Milan N24

$85 - $153

Bus Autokar Polska  •  34 h 14 min

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

$89 - $124

Drive, train  •  15 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Lüneburg
  2. Take the train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Milan

$286 - $449

Drive  •  15 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Milan 993 miles

$230 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Milan is to fly which costs 240 kr - 1900 kr and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Milan is to fly which costs 350 kr - 1500 kr and takes 5 h 13 min.

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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 and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 11 min.

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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-Wilhelmshöhe and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 38 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Milan is 1160 km. The road distance is 1588.8 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Milan without a car is to train which takes 17 h 38 min and costs 1900 kr - 3200 kr.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min 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 5 h 13 min and costs 350 kr - 1500 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1900 kr - 3200 kr and takes 17 h 38 min, you could also bus, which costs 550 kr - 1000 kr and takes 25 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Milan.
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  • Distance: 724.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

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

easyJet, Scandinavian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Milan hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Milan via Hamburg Hbf, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, and Basel SBB in around 17 h 38 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Copenhagen to Lugano via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Lugano via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Lugano via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Lugano via Vienna, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$190 - $310
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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
20 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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 2 h.

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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 Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Milan is 1589 km. It takes approximately 15 h 12 min to drive from Copenhagen to Milan.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss, Eurowings and four other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 4181+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at $62 USD 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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