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There are 12 ways to get from Milan to Berlin by plane, bus, train, night train, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Fly Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) MXP - BER

33€ - 224€

Cheapest option

Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Milan Centrale to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) BGY - BER

20€ - 199€

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Fly Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  6h 32m

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

74€ - 241€

Fly Milan Malpensa to Berlin Tegel  •  15h 4m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) MXP - TXL

95€ - 381€

Train to Verona, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) VRN - BER

78€ - 257€

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
  2. Take the train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) ZRH - BER

104€ - 353€

Train  •  12h 38m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Spiez Ec
  2. Take the train from Spiez to Berlin Hbf Ice

222€ - 362€

Bus via Stuttgart Airport (STR)  •  19h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Stuttgart Airport Busterminal N77
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart Airport Busterminal to Berlin central bus station 042

57€ - 73€

Bus  •  20h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm RegioJet / ...

40€ - 137€

Night train, train  •  17h 24m

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

176€ - 235€

Rideshare  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Berlin 1033.4 km

66€

Drive  •  9h 22m

  1. Drive from Milan to Berlin Hbf 1032.4 km

120€ - 190€

Milan to Berlin by train

The train journey time between Milan and Berlin is around 12h 45m and covers a distance of around 1265 km. The fastest train normally takes 12h 45m. Operated by Trenitalia Eurocity and Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Milan to Berlin train service departs from Milano Centrale and arrives in Berlin Hbf. Typically four trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Berlin is to bus which costs 40€ - 140€ and takes 20h 47m.

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The fastest way to get from Milan to Berlin is to fly. Taking this option will cost 30€ - 230€ and takes 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Berlin. However, there are services departing from via orefici, 24 fronte via cantu' and arriving at Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm via Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano and Prague, ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Spiez. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 38m.

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The distance between Milan and Berlin is 843 km. The road distance is 1032.4 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 12h 38m and costs 220€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Milan to Berlin, including transfers.

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Milan to Berlin bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano station.

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Milan to Berlin train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Berlin is to fly which takes 4h 59m and costs 30€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 220€ - 370€ and takes 12h 38m, you could also bus via Stuttgart Airport (STR), which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 19h 45m.

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  • Distance: 842.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Berlin, Germany?

Ryanair, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Milan to Berlin 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Berlin Hbf via Spiez in around 12h 38m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 330€
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 330€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 360€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Verona to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
27€ - 300€
Flights from Verona to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 310€
Flights from Verona to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 440€
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 400€
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
20€ - 310€
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 400€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
85€ - 480€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 130€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 250€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 1100€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
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
40€ - 230€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
85€ - 700€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Berlin Tegel via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Verona to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
27€ - 300€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Train operators
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 Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Trenord
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 Chiasso
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
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 Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
35€ - 50€
1st Class
55€ - 80€
Train from Milano Centrale to Spiez
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 130€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
50€ - 70€
1st Class
90€ - 130€
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 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
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
5€ - 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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Stuttgart Airport Busterminal
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 31€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart Airport Busterminal to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
14h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
RegioJet
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Website
Comati PSG
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milan to Berlin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
66€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Milan to Berlin bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm station.

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Milan to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Berlin is 1032 km. It takes approximately 9h 22m to drive from Milan to Berlin.

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Ryanair, easyJet, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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There are 2951+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Milan and Berlin. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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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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