There are 10 ways to get from Heidelberg to Milan by train, plane, 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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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Milan Linate  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Linate (LIN) FRA - LIN

$110 - $335

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Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Milan, Milan N177 / ...

$38 - $63

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Train to Stuttgart, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 16 min

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

$70 - $198

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FRA - MXP

$121 - $309

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) FRA - BGY

$66 - $274

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Turin, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Turin (TRN) FRA - TRN
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale

$142 - $401

Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...

$147 - $277

Train  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...

$91 - $248

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Monza Ec

$96 - $133

Drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Milan 369.1 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Milan is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg to Milan is to train and fly which costs 90€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Heidelberg to Milan. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg and arriving at conciliazione m1 via lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg to Milan. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Milano Centrale via Mannheim Hbf and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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The distance between Heidelberg and Milan is 440 km. The road distance is 590.5 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Milan without a car is to train which takes 7 h 55 min and costs 120€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Heidelberg to Milan, including transfers.

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

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Heidelberg to Milan train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Mannheim Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Milan is to train which takes 7 h 55 min and costs 120€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 45 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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Heidelberg to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Milan, Milan station.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg to Milan.
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  • Distance: 275.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Heidelberg to Milan via Mannheim Hbf and Basel SBB in around 7 h 55 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg to Milan twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min.

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 Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
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 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
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
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
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
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 Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Website
bahn.de
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 Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Monza
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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