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There are 10 ways to get from Leipzig 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 Leipzig to Milan Linate  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Milan Linate (LIN) LEJ - LIN

$143 - $719

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Bus  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Milan, Milan N95

$57 - $92

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Fly Leipzig to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LEJ - MXP

$94 - $153

Fly Leipzig to Milan Bergamo  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) LEJ - BGY

$57 - $299

Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) SXF - MXP

$82 - $215

Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) SXF - BGY

$62 - $221

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Linate (LIN) FRA - LIN

$163 - $405

Train  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...

$211 - $377

Train Trenitalia  •  21 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Milano Lambrate En

$209 - $337

Drive  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Milan 557.1 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Milan is to bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 13 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Milan is to fly which costs 80€ - 140€ and takes 6 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leipzig to Milan. However, there are services departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at Milano Centrale via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 40 min.

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The distance between Leipzig and Milan is 694 km. The road distance is 891.3 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Milan without a car is to train which takes 11 h 40 min and costs 180€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Leipzig to Milan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Milan is to fly which takes 6 h 19 min and costs 120€ - 650€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 330€ and takes 11 h 40 min, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 13 h 58 min.

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Milan Linate Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Leipzig to Milan train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Map of how to get from Leipzig to Milan.
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  • Distance: 433.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

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

Lufthansa, Eurowings and two other airlines fly from Leipzig to Milan hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leipzig to Milan via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Basel SBB in around 11 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Leipzig to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Leipzig to Milan Linate via Dusseldorf, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Leipzig to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $490
Flights from Leipzig to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Leipzig to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Leipzig to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Leipzig to Milan Bergamo via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Leipzig to Milan Bergamo via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Leipzig to Milan Bergamo via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Leipzig to Milan Bergamo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Leipzig to Milan Bergamo via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Leipzig to Milan Bergamo via Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $210
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Leipzig to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Leipzig to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
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 Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.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
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
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Muenchen Hbf to Milano Lambrate
Ave. Duration
12 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $120
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 Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig to Milan is 891 km. It takes approximately 8 h 31 min to drive from Leipzig to Milan.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Leipzig Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Leipzig Airport is to train which takes 11 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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