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There are 11 ways to get from Italy to Germany by plane, subway, bus, train, night train 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 Milan Linate to Frankfurt  •  4 h 14 min

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

$91 - $301

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Fly Bologna to Munich, subway  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Munich (MUC) BLQ - MUC
  2. Take the subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz

$71 - $260

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Fly Florence to Munich, subway  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Munich (MUC) FLR - MUC
  2. Take the subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz

$80 - $268

Fly Bologna to Frankfurt  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Frankfurt (FRA) BLQ - FRA

$91 - $333

Fly Genoa to Munich, subway  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Munich (MUC) GOA - MUC
  2. Take the subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz

$95 - $309

Line 11 bus to Turin, fly to Frankfurt  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Fermata 245 - GARIBALDI to Fermata 1547 - DORA GTT
  2. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Frankfurt (FRA) TRN - FRA

$103 - $323

Train  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to München Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Berlin Gesundbrunnen Ice

$211 - $337

Bus Autokar Polska  •  29 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Szczecin
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin Glowny Krzystofa Kolumba to Berlin Alexanderstraße

Bus Tour Bus  •  29 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Prague - Florenc Station 000002
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz 060 / ...

$80 - $181

Night train, train  •  22 h 30 min

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to München Hbf Nj
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$294 - $454

Drive  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Berlin 944.1 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Italy to Germany is to bus which costs 65€ - 160€ and takes 29 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Italy to Germany is to fly and subway which costs 70€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Italy to Germany. However, there are services departing from P.le Tiburtino and arriving at Berlin Alexanderstraße via Rome and Szczecin Glowny Krzystofa Kolumba. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Italy to Germany. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz via Verona Porta Nuova, München Hbf and S+U Gesundbrunnen Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 29 min.

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The distance between Italy and Germany is 954 km. The road distance is 1510.6 km.

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The best way to get from Italy to Germany without a car is to train which takes 14 h 29 min and costs 180€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Italy to Germany, including transfers.

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Italy to Germany bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Rome station.

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Italy to Germany train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Italy to Germany is to fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs 75€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 300€ and takes 14 h 29 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 29 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Italy to Germany.
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  • Distance: 596.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Italy and Germany?

Lufthansa and Alitalia fly from Milan to Frankfurt am Main every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Berlin via Verona Porta Nuova, München Hbf, and S+U Gesundbrunnen Bhf in around 14 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Florence to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Bologna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Bologna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bologna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Flights from Genoa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Genoa to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Turin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Turin to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Florence to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Bologna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Florence to Munich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.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 Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
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 Verona Porta Nuova to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Night train from Roma Termini to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 München Hbf to Berlin Gesundbrunnen
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
5T Torino
Email
info@5t.torino.it
Website
5t.torino.it
Bus from Fermata 245 - GARIBALDI to Fermata 1547 - DORA GTT
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
5T Torino
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Rome to Szczecin
Ave. Duration
24 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Interglobus
Phone
(+48) 91 48 50 422
Email
biuro@followme.pl
Website
interglobus.pl
Bus from Szczecin Glowny Krzystofa Kolumba to Berlin Alexanderstraße
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
interglobus.pl
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Rome to Prague - Florenc Station
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Italy to Germany bus services, operated by Interglobus, arrive at Berlin Alexanderstraße station.

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Italy to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Gesundbrunnen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Italy to Germany is 1511 km. It takes approximately 14 h 1 min to drive from Italy to Germany.

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

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There are 239+ hotels available in Germany. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Italy to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 27 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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