There are 8 ways to get from Milan to Austria by plane, train, bus, night train, night 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.

Recommended option

Fly Milan Malpensa to Vienna  •  4 h 21 min

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

$95 - $239

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport Bergamo Airport Bus / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Bergamo, Bergamo to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N468

$54 - $98

6 alternative options

Fly Milan Linate to Trieste  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS

$127 - $665

Fly Milan Malpensa to Munich, train  •  7 h 1 min

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

$85 - $199

Train  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Meidling Rj / ...

$97 - $176

Bus  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Wien Erdbergstraße

$65 - $90

Night train  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Take the night train from Milano Centrale to Wien HBF En

$64 - $126

Drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Vienna 543.3 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Austria is to bus which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 14 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Austria is to fly which costs 80€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Milan and Austria is 363 km. The road distance is 869.2 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Milan to Austria, including transfers.

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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 Wien Mitte via Venezia Mestre and Wien Meidling. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 53 min.

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The nearest airport to Austria is Salzburg (SZG) Airport which is 67.5 km away. Other nearby airports include Ljubljana (LJU) (144.1 km), Munich (MUC) (166.2 km), Venice Treviso (TSF) (188 km) and Venice (VCE) (199.7 km).

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Map of how to get from Milan to Austria.
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  • Distance: 227.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Austria?

Ethiopian Airlines, Wizz Air and four other airlines fly from Milan to Vienna every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Vienna via Venezia Mestre and Wien Meidling in around 10 h 53 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
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 München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce

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
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Mestre to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Night train from Milano Centrale to Wien HBF
Ave. Duration
12 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $130
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 Venezia Mestre to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
autostradale.it
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
Night bus from Bergamo, Bergamo to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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