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

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Milan Linate  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Milan Linate (LIN) DUS - LIN

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Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Milan Bergamo, bus  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CGN - BGY
  3. Take the bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Piazza Luigi di Savoia

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Train to Paderborn, fly to Milan Linate  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Detmold, Bahnhof to Paderborn Hbf
  2. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Milan Linate (LIN) PAD - LIN

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) DUS - MXP

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Milan Linate  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the train from Altenbeken to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
  2. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Linate (LIN) FRA - LIN

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the train from Altenbeken to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
  2. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FRA - MXP

Train  •  12h 36m

  1. Take the train from Altenbeken to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB 12 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Station 85

Train via Zürich  •  17h 41m

  1. Take the train from Altenbeken to Göttingen
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to Zürich hbf 20
  3. Take the train from Zürich Hb to Chiasso Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Chiasso to Milano Porta Garibaldi S11

Bus  •  20h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Bad Salzuflen central bus station to Dortmund central bus station N1338
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund central bus station to Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano N07

Train, night train  •  15h 45m

  1. Take the train from Altenbeken to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Re / ...
  2. Take the night train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Zuerich Hb Nj
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec

Drive  •  8h 29m

  1. Drive from Detmold to Milan 923.6 km

Detmold to Milan by train

The train journey time between Detmold and Milan is around 12h 36m and covers a distance of around 1004 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 17m. Operated by Eurobahn, National Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Detmold to Milan train service departs from Detmold, Bahnhof and arrives in Milano Centrale Station. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

6 Weekly Trains
12h 36m Average Duration
€199 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Detmold to Milan is to bus which costs €80 - €120 and takes 20h 4m.

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The fastest way to get from Detmold to Milan is to train and fly which takes 6h 12m and costs €120 - €550.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detmold to Milan. However, there are services departing from Detmold, Klinikum and arriving at conciliazione m1 via Lemgo, Bahnhof, Bad Salzuflen central bus station, Dortmund central bus station and Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Detmold to Milan station. However, there are services departing from Detmold, Bahnhof and arriving at Milano Centrale Station via Altenbeken, Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 36m.

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The distance between Detmold and Milan is 720 km. The road distance is 923.6 km.

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The best way to get from Detmold to Milan without a car is to train which takes 12h 36m and costs €190 - €350.

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It takes approximately 6h 12m to get from Detmold to Milan, including transfers.

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Detmold to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bad Salzuflen central bus station.

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Detmold to Milan train services, operated by National Express, depart from Altenbeken station.

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The best way to get from Detmold to Milan is to train which takes 12h 36m and costs €190 - €350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €80 - €120 and takes 20h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Detmold to Milan.
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  • Distance: 720.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 12m

What companies run services between Detmold, Germany and Milan, Italy?

You can take a train from Detmold to Milan via Altenbeken, Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe, and Basel SBB in around 12h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detmold to Milan via Lemgo, Bahnhof, Bad Salzuflen central bus station, Dortmund central bus station, and Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano in around 20h 4m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Linate via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €490
Flights from Paderborn to Milan Linate via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €390
Flights from Paderborn to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €170
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €300
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €290
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Altenbeken to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Göttingen to Zürich hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Schedules at
nationalexpress.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Schedules at
nationalexpress.de
Train from Altenbeken to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Schedules at
nationalexpress.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Detmold, Bahnhof to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
https://www.eurobahn.de/en/
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Bielefeld Central Station to Cologne Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
https://www.flixtrain.com/
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
https://www.flixtrain.com/
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Phone
+41 848 44 66 88
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html
Train from Zürich Hb to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html
Train from Chiasso to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Altenbeken to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €170
Seating Carriage
€55 - €75
Couchette Carriage
€100 - €130
Bus operators
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Piazza Luigi di Savoia
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
https://www.flibco.com/en
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Piazza Luigi di Savoia
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
https://www.terravision.eu/
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
mail@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Piazza Luigi di Savoia
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €16
Website
https://autostradale.it/?lang=en-GB
Standard Rate
€11 - €16
FlixBus
Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bad Salzuflen central bus station to Dortmund central bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dortmund central bus station to Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Detmold to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano station.

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Detmold 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 Detmold to Milan is 924 km. It takes approximately 8h 29m to drive from Detmold to Milan.

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