Travel from Germany to Italy is: Fully open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Milan?

Book now

There are 10 ways to get from Detmold to Milan by train, plane, 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.

Recommended option

Train to Paderborn, fly to Milan Linate  •  11h 9m

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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Bad Salzuflen, ZOB to Dortmund Hbf 1338
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund Hbf to Milan N07

8 alternative options

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Milan Linate  •  6h 48m

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

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  7h 21m

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

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Milan Linate  •  8h 6m

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

Train, train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Milan Bergamo, bus  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
  2. Take the train from Wuppertal Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz
  3. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CGN - BGY
  4. Take the bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia

Train via Zürich  •  12h 50m

  1. Take the train from Altenbeken to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe 51
  2. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB 12 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec

Train  •  12h 54m

  1. Take the train from Altenbeken to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe 51
  2. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB 12 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Re / ...

Bus, train  •  18h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Altenbeken to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Re
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Milan N07 / ...

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 50m and covers a distance of around 980 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 30m. 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. Typically 73 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

73 Weekly Trains
12h 50m Average Duration
€206 Cheapest Price
See schedules

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Detmold to Milan is to bus, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 19h 52m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Detmold to Milan is to train and fly which costs €100 - €270 and takes 6h 48m.

More details

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, ZOB, Dortmund Hbf and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 52m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Detmold to Milan. However, there are services departing from Detmold, Bahnhof and arriving at Milano Centrale via Altenbeken, Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe, Basel SBB and Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 50m.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Detmold to Milan without a car is to train via Zürich which takes 12h 50m and costs €200 - €340.

More details

It takes approximately 11h 9m to get from Detmold to Milan, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Detmold to Milan is to train via Zürich which takes 12h 50m and costs €200 - €340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 19h 52m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Detmold to Milan.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 720.3 km
  • Duration: 11h 9m

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

You can take a train from Detmold to Milan via Altenbeken, Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe, Basel SBB, and Zuerich Hb in around 12h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detmold to Milan via Lemgo, Bahnhof, Bad Salzuflen, ZOB, Dortmund Hbf, Milan, and lampugnano m1 in around 19h 52m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paderborn to Milan Linate via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €490
Flights from Paderborn to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paderborn to Milan Linate via Munich, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Paderborn to Milan Linate via Munich, Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €330
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paderborn to Milan Linate via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paderborn to Milan Linate via Munich, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Malpensa via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €700
Train operators
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
€3 - €5
Website
Eurobahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Altenbeken to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
National Express Rail
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 Bielefeld Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Altenbeken to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Flixtrain
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 Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€25 - €30
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Phone
0800 44 33 700
Website
hlb-online.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Bus operators
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
TerraVision IT
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Bus from Altenbeken to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
National Express Rail
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Milan
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bad Salzuflen, ZOB to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dortmund Hbf to Milan
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
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.
For more information, please visit this page
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Frankfurt Main Train Station to Milan Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
RegioJet

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Paderborn Airport to Milan Linate Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 5m and has one stopover.

Search flights

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

More details

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

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Detmold to Milan is 924 km. It takes approximately 8h 29m to drive from Detmold to Milan.

Get driving directions

Eurowings, easyJet, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Paderborn Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

Search flights

There are 848+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at €87 per night.

More details

ticket