There are 11 ways to get from Dresden to Milan by plane, train, bus, night train 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 Dresden to Milan Linate  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Milan Linate (LIN) DRS - LIN

$112 - $503

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Bus RegioJet  •  17 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano RegioJet

$39 - $60

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Fly Dresden to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) DRS - MXP

$98 - $247

Fly Dresden to Milan Bergamo  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) DRS - BGY

$46 - $253

Train to Prague, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) PRG - MXP

$62 - $226

Train to Prague, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) PRG - BGY

$53 - $212

Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Südkreuz
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) SXF - MXP

$86 - $220

Train  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...

$231 - $406

Bus  •  16 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Leipzig, Leipzig central station 064 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Milan, Milan N95

$63 - $102

Train, night train  •  23 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to München Hbf Ex
  3. Take the night train from München Hbf to Milano Centrale Nj

$159 - $263

Drive  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Dresden to Milan 575.9 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dresden station to Milan. However, there are services departing from Dresden, Dresden central station and arriving at conciliazione m1 via Prague, ÚAN Florenc and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Milan. However, there are services departing from Dresden-Neustadt and arriving at Milano Centrale via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 44 min.

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The distance between Dresden and Milan is 706 km. The road distance is 921.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Milan without a car is to train which takes 12 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Dresden to Milan, including transfers.

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

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Dresden to Milan train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Dresden-Neustadt station.

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The best way to get from Dresden to Milan is to fly which takes 6 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 44 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 16 h 33 min.

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There is no direct flight from Dresden Airport to Milan Linate Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Dresden to Milan bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano station.

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Map of how to get from Dresden to Milan.
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  • Distance: 441.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

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

Lufthansa, KLM and two other airlines fly from Dresden to Milan hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dresden to Milan via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Basel SBB in around 12 h 44 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Dresden to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dresden to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Dresden to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Dresden to Milan Malpensa via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Dresden to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Dresden to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Dresden to Milan Bergamo via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Dresden to Milan Bergamo via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dresden to Milan Bergamo via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Dresden to Milan Bergamo via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Prague to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Milan Malpensa via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Train operators
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 Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Night train from München Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
13 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
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 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
Czech Railways (ČD)
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
13 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Milan Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
elines.cz

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Dresden 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 Dresden to Milan is 921 km. It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to drive from Dresden to Milan.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Dresden Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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