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There are 10 ways to get from Milan to Austria by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Vienna

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Vienna (VIE)

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Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Bratislava, train

  1. Take the bus from Milan Centrale to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Bratislava (BTS)
  3. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Aspern Nord

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Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Vienna

  1. Take the bus from Milan Centrale to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Vienna (VIE)

Fly Milan Linate to Munich, train

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Munich (MUC)
  2. Take the train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf

Fly Milan Malpensa to Munich, train

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Munich (MUC)
  2. Take the train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf

Train

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf

Train via Salzburg

  1. Take the train from Milano Rogoredo to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Vienna Erdberg

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Wien Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Milan to Vienna

Milan to Austria by train and subway

The journey time between Milan and Austria is around 10h 48m and covers a distance of around 864 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 1m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Trenitalia EuroCity and others, the Milan to Austria service departs from Milano Centrale and arrives in Stephansplatz. Typically 15 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

15 Weekly Services
10h 48m Average Duration
€94 Cheapest Price
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Italy → Austria
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Conditions of entry into Austria from Italy

  • There are no current restrictions
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Yes, entry into Austria is currently allowed from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Austria is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Austria is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Austria is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, returning to Italy from Austria is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 17 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Austria is to bus which costs €45 - €60 and takes 14h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Austria is to fly which costs €35 - €220 and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Austria. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Stephansplatz via Venezia Mestre and Südtiroler Pl. - Hbf.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 48m.

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The distance between Milan and Austria is 363 km. The road distance is 856.1 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Austria without a car is to train which takes 10h 48m and costs €90 - €250.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Milan to Austria, including transfers.

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Milan to Austria train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Austria is to fly which takes 4h 53m and costs €35 - €220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €90 - €250 and takes 10h 48m, you could also bus, which costs €45 - €60 and takes 14h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Milan to Austria train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Austria.
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  • Distance: 363.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Austria?

Ryanair, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Milan to Simmering every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Vienna via Venezia Mestre, Wien Hbf, and Südtiroler Pl. - Hbf. in around 10h 48m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Flights from Milan Linate to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Flights from Milan Linate to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €260
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €210
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €140
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €320
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Linate to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €800
Train operators
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 Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €29
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€55 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
Railjet
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Centrale to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Austria is 856 km. It takes approximately 8h 3m to drive from Milan to Austria.

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Ryanair, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 190+ hotels available in Austria. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs €11 - €16.

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