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There are 7 ways to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly  •  3h 56m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) LIN - BER

€54 - €207

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Bus  •  18h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Berlin central bus station N95

€54 - €70

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Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  13h 52m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice

€233 - €444

Train  •  14h 42m

  1. Take the train from Milano Porta Vittoria to Gallarate S5
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Spiez Ec
  3. Take the train from Spiez to Berlin Hbf Ice

€216 - €357

Bus, train  •  17h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Lindau
  2. Take the train from Lindau-Reutin to Berlin Hbf Ice

€169 - €243

Night train, train  •  18h 35m

  1. Take the night train from Milano Lambrate to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 Nj
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice

€178 - €239

Drive  •  9h 29m

  1. Drive from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin Hbf 1039.6 km

€120 - €190

Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Milan Linate Airport (LIN) and Berlin is around 18h 20m and covers a distance of around 1245 km. The fastest journey normally takes 12h 21m. Operated by ATM, Trenitalia Eurocity and Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin service departs from aeroporto di linate and arrives in Berlin Hbf. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
18h 20m
Fastest journey time:
12h 21m
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€233
Carbon emissions:
66 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:35
Last service departs at:
23:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin bus, walk and train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Berlin is 116 117.

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The cost-effective way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin is to bus, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 18h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin is to fly which costs €50 - €210 and takes 3h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin station. However, there are services departing from aeroporto di linate and arriving at Berlin central bus station via via larga altezza p.za fontana and Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 56m.

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The distance between Milan Linate Airport (LIN) and Berlin is 841 km. The road distance is 1039.6 km.

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The best way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 13h 52m and costs €230 - €450.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin, including transfers.

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Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milan station.

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The best way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin is to fly which takes 3h 56m and costs €50 - €210. Alternatively, you can train via Frankfurt am Main, which costs €230 - €450 and takes 13h 52m, you could also bus, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 18h 56m.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin central bus station.

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Map of how to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 840.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 56m

What companies run services between Milan Linate Airport (LIN), Italy and Berlin, Germany?

Lufthansa, KLM and seven other airlines fly from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin Hbf hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin Hbf via c.so 22 marzo, 37 prima di p.za emilia, v.le umbria prima di c.so 22 marzo, p.za caiazzo, 1 dopo via venini, Milano Centrale, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 13h 52m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €390
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €140
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €140
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €130
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €750
Train operators
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 Milano Centrale to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€140 - €310
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€140 - €190
1st Class
€230 - €310
Train from Gallarate to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€40 - €60
1st Class
€80 - €110
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Spiez to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€170 - €240
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Porta Vittoria to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
Trenord
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Lindau-Reutin to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€130 - €180
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Nightjet
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Milan to Lindau
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin is 1040 km. It takes approximately 9h 29m to drive from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Berlin.

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Brussels Airlines, British Airways, Alitalia and four other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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