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There are 9 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  •  4h 40m

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

$109 - $325

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Bus  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Milan, Milan 107 / ...

$37 - $61

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 8m

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

$120 - $298

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6h 5m

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

$53 - $203

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  5h 31m

  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

$65 - $264

Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  7h 54m

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

$142 - $247

Train  •  8h 44m

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

$91 - $238

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  9h

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Monza Ec

$94 - $134

Drive  •  5h 49m

  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 9h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg to Milan is to train and fly which costs 95€ - 290€ and takes 4h 40m.

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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 9h 47m.

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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 7h 54m.

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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 7h 54m and costs 120€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m 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 7h 54m and costs 120€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg to Milan.
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  • Distance: 275.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

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 7h 54m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg to Milan 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 9h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
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
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
flixtrain.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
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Monza
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
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
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $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.

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
9h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg to Milan is 591 km. It takes approximately 5h 49m to drive from Heidelberg to Milan.

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

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