There are 8 ways to get from Lindau to Milan by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Zürich HB Ec
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec / ...

$81 - $134

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Bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Bregenz to Milan, Milan N77 / ...

$25 - $41

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to St. Gallen Ec
  2. Take the bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano RegioJet

$32 - $48

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Lindau to Milan 206.1 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP

$121 - $343

Train to Zurich, fly to Lugano, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale

$135 - $335

Fly Friedrichshafen to Milan Linate  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Milan Linate (LIN) FDH - LIN

$133 - $585

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  7 h 27 min

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

$92 - $230

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Lindau to Milan. However, there are services departing from Lindau Hbf and arriving at Milano Centrale via Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 1 min.

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The distance between Lindau and Milan is 235 km. The road distance is 329.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lindau to Milan without a car is to train which takes 6 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Lindau to Milan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Lindau to Milan is to train which takes 6 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 19 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Lindau to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lindau to Milan is 330 km. It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to drive from Lindau to Milan.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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  • Distance: 146.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

What companies run services between Lindau, Bavaria, Germany and Milan, Italy?

You can take a train from Lindau to Milan via Zürich HB and Zuerich Hb in around 6 h 1 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lindau to Milan twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
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 Lindau Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lindau Hbf to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lindau Hbf to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lindau Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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 Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bregenz to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com

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