Travel from Dortmund to Milan

Bus or train from Dortmund to Milan?

You can take a train from Dortmund to Milan via Köln Hbf and Basel SBB in around 11 h 10 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund to Milan once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $100 and the journey takes 15 h 20 min.

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How to get from Dortmund to Milan

ModeDurationPrice
From Dortmund Hbf train to Düsseldorf Hbf, train to Dusseldorf airport, fly to Milan Linate airport, then line 73 bus to Milan.5 h 5 min$133
From Dortmund Hbf train to Düsseldorf Hbf, train to Dusseldorf airport, fly to Milan Malpensa airport, then train to Milan.5 h 29 min$126
From Dortmund Hbf train to Köln, Dom / Hbf, train to Cologne/Bonn Apt airport, fly to Milan Malpensa airport, then train to Milan.5 h 41 min$156
From Dortmund Hbf train to Köln, Dom / Hbf, train to Cologne/Bonn Apt airport, fly to Milan Bergamo airport, then shuttle to Milan.6 h 1 min$109
From Dortmund Hbf train to Frankfurt airport, fly to Milan Linate airport, then line 73 bus to Milan.5 h 43 min$210
From Dortmund Hbf train to Köln Hbf, train to Basel SBB, then train to Milano Centrale.11 h 10 min$339
From Dortmund Hbf train to Zuerich Hb then train to Milano Centrale.11 h 49 min$273
From Dortmund Hbf train to Bochum, bus to lampugnano m1, then line 68 bus to conciliazione m1.16 h 57 min$120
From Dortmund bus to Strasbourg, bus to Lampugnano, then line 1 subway to Duomo M1.19 h 40 min$174
From Dortmund drive to Milan.8 h 34 min$163

How long does it take to get from Dortmund to Milan?

It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Dortmund to Milan, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Dortmund and Milan?

No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Milan. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Milano Centrale via Köln Hbf and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

Operators from Dortmund to Milan

OperatorPhoneWebsite
German Railways (DB)+49 0180 6 99 66 33German Railways (DB)
S-BahnS-Bahn
AlitaliaAlitalia
LufthansaLufthansa
Air FranceAir France
KLMKLM
Milan MetroMilan Metro
EurowingsEurowings
SwissSwiss
Malpensa ExpressMalpensa Express
Bahn DEBahn DE
Air DolomitiAir Dolomiti
RyanairRyanair
BMI RegionalBMI Regional
Orio Shuttle035.319366Orio Shuttle
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity+39 06 68475475Trenitalia Eurocity
FlixBus+49 1807 123 99 123FlixBus
Eurolines FR+ 33 1 41 86 24 21Eurolines FR