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There are 10 ways to get from Friedrichshafen to Milan by train, ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Singen(Hohentwiel) Ire / ...
  2. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zürich HB Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec

$90 - $140

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Bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Friedrichshafen to Zurich 006
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Milan, Milan N524 / ...

$20 - $45

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Ferry, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
  2. Take the train from Romanshorn to Zürich HB 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec

$85 - $139

Ferry, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai 167-Y
  2. Take the bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano RegioJet

$28 - $57

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Friedrichshafen to Milan 220.1 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Friedrichshafen to Milan Linate  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Milan Linate (LIN) FDH - LIN

$121 - $566

Ferry, train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
  2. Take the train from Romanshorn to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP

$121 - $345

Fly Friedrichshafen to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FDH - MXP

$122 - $580

Ferry, train to Zurich, fly to Lugano, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
  2. Take the train from Romanshorn to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG
  4. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale

$135 - $336

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) STR - MXP

$88 - $224

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The cheapest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Milan is to bus which costs 17€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Milan is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Friedrichshafen to Milan. However, there are services departing from Friedrichshafen and arriving at conciliazione m1 via Zurich and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Friedrichshafen to Milan. However, there are services departing from Friedrichshafen Stadt and arriving at Milano Centrale via Singen(Hohentwiel) and Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 2 min.

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The distance between Friedrichshafen and Milan is 245 km. The road distance is 352.2 km.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Milan without a car is to train which takes 6 h 2 min and costs 75€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Friedrichshafen to Milan, including transfers.

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Friedrichshafen to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Friedrichshafen station.

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Friedrichshafen to Milan train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Friedrichshafen Stadt station.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Milan is to train which takes 6 h 2 min and costs 75€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 11 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 500€ and takes 5 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Friedrichshafen to Milan.
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  • Distance: 153 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from Friedrichshafen to Milan via Singen(Hohentwiel), Zürich HB, and Zuerich Hb in around 6 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Friedrichshafen to Milan via Zurich, Milan, Milan, and lampugnano m1 in around 7 h 11 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
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 Friedrichshafen Stadt to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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 Singen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Romanshorn to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Romanshorn to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Friedrichshafen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Book at
eurolines.ch
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Zurigo to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
marinobus.it
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 Zürich to Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
bsb.de

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There is no direct flight from Friedrichshafen Airport to Milan Linate Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Friedrichshafen to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Friedrichshafen to Milan is 352 km. It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to drive from Friedrichshafen to Milan.

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easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Friedrichshafen Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 4181+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Friedrichshafen Airport is to train which takes 6 min and costs 8€ - 12€.

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