There are 10 ways to get from Lille 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 Brussels, fly to Milan Linate  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) BRU - LIN

$88 - $318

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Bus Ouibus  •  17 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Paris Centre - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Milan Ouibus

$39 - $58

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Train to Brussels, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BRU - MXP

$80 - $262

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Milan Linate  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Linate (LIN) CDG - LIN

$76 - $239

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Milan Linate  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Linate (LIN) ORY - LIN

$107 - $301

Train to Charleroi, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CRL - BGY

$67 - $247

Train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv / ...

$209 - $236

Train via Mulhouse Ville  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...

$231 - $319

Bus Isilines  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Chamonix
  2. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Milan, Milan 472 / ...

$59 - $99

Drive  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Milan 611.6 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Lille to Milan. However, there are services departing from Lille and arriving at conciliazione m1 via Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Milan. However, there are services departing from Lille Flandres and arriving at Milano Porta Garibaldi via Paris Nord RER and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 22 min.

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The distance between Lille and Milan is 733 km. The road distance is 978.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lille to Milan without a car is to train which takes 9 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Lille to Milan, including transfers.

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Lille to Milan bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Lille station.

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Lille to Milan train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lille Flandres station.

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The best way to get from Lille to Milan is to train which takes 9 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Lille to Milan.
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  • Distance: 458.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Lille, France and Milan, Italy?

You can take a train from Lille to Milan via Paris Nord, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 9 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lille to Milan via Chamonix, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix sud, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Milan, Milan, and lampugnano m1 in around 12 h 41 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Swiss
Website
swiss.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 Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
Flights from Charleroi to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $68
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Flandres to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $260
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
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 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
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Milan
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
Ouibus

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Lille to Milan train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Milano Porta Garibaldi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lille to Milan is 979 km. It takes approximately 9 h 46 min to drive from Lille to Milan.

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Alitalia, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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