There are 12 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Milan by plane, train, bus, rideshare 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 Linate  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Linate (LIN) FRA - LIN

$87 - $299

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Bus Ouibus  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Milan Ouibus

$29 - $38

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Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FRA - MXP

$98 - $272

Fly to Milan Bergamo  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) FRA - BGY

$43 - $238

Fly to Verona, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Verona (VRN) FRA - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale

$129 - $418

Fly to Turin, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Turin (TRN) FRA - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale

$109 - $359

Train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...

$95 - $250

Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...

$145 - $268

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Milan, Milan 107 / ...

$42 - $70

Rideshare  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Milan 425.6 miles

$51

Train, drive  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...
  2. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Milan

$114 - $213

Drive  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Milan 421.3 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Milan. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at conciliazione m1 via lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Milano Centrale. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 34 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Milan is 519 km. The road distance is 674.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Milan without a car is to train which takes 7 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Milan, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Milan train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Milan is to fly which takes 3 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 34 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 11 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Milan, Milan station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Milan.
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  • Distance: 324.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Milan, Italy?

Lufthansa and Alitalia fly from Frankfurt am Main to Milan every 3 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Milan twice daily. Tickets cost $140 - $250 and the journey takes 7 h 34 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $210
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
orario.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
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

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 Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $250
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
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
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
$90 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Milan
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Milan
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$51
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Frankfurt am Main to Milan train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Milan is 674 km. It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Milan.

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Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Milan train tickets online with Loco2 and Rome2rio.

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There are 4063+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Frankfurt am Main and Milan. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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