There are 11 ways to get from Groningen to Milan by plane, train, 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.

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Fly Groningen to Milan Malpensa  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Groningen (GRQ) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GRQ - MXP

$125 - $460

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Bus  •  20 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 075 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan, Milan N836 / ...

$72 - $131

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Train to Amsterdam, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Milan Linate (LIN) AMS - LIN

$78 - $297

Fly Groningen to Milan Bergamo  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Groningen (GRQ) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) GRQ - BGY

$78 - $386

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) AMS - MXP

$79 - $280

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Milan Linate  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  4. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Milan Linate (LIN) DUS - LIN

$104 - $303

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Milan Linate  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) BRU - LIN

$87 - $332

Train  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...

$237 - $387

Train, bus  •  23 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to Strasbourg
  3. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Milan

$177 - $265

Drive, train  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...
  4. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Milan

$202 - $344

Drive  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Milan 720.5 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Groningen to Milan. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at conciliazione m1 via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Milan. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Milano Centrale via Zwolle, Arnhem Centraal and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 16 min.

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The distance between Groningen and Milan is 883 km. The road distance is 1152.8 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Milan without a car is to train which takes 14 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from Groningen to Milan, including transfers.

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

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Groningen to Milan train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Groningen station.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Milan is to fly which takes 7 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 14 h 16 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Groningen Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Groningen to Milan.
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  • Distance: 551.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 45 min

What companies run services between Groningen, Netherlands and Milan, Italy?

LOT, Scandinavian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Groningen to Milan every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Groningen to Milan via Zwolle, Arnhem Centraal, and Basel SBB in around 14 h 16 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Groningen to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Groningen to Milan Malpensa via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Groningen to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Groningen to Milan Malpensa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Groningen to Milan Malpensa via Copenhagen, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Milan Linate via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Groningen to Milan Bergamo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Groningen to Milan Bergamo via Southend
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Groningen to Milan Bergamo via Copenhagen, Charleroi
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Groningen to Milan Malpensa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
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 Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
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
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 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 Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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 Groningen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Utrecht to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Milan
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Groningen 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 Groningen to Milan is 1153 km. It takes approximately 10 h 38 min to drive from Groningen to Milan.

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Scandinavian Airlines, easyJet, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Groningen Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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Book your Groningen to Milan train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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

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The best way to get from Groningen to Groningen Airport is to line 9 bus which takes 34 min and costs .

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