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There are 5 ways to get from Milan to Biel/Bienne by train, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...

$80 - $147

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Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Biel/Bienne 221.1 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Milan Malpensa to Zurich, train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Biel/Bienne

$123 - $356

Fly Milan Linate to Geneva, train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Biel/Bienne

$82 - $282

Train to Lugano, fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 53 min

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

$139 - $347

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Biel/Bienne is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Biel/Bienne is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Biel/Bienne. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Biel/Bienne via Brig and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Milan and Biel/Bienne is 239 km. The road distance is 353.7 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Biel/Bienne without a car is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs 65€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Milan to Biel/Bienne, including transfers.

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Milan to Biel/Bienne train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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

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Milan to Biel/Bienne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Biel/Bienne is 354 km. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Milan to Biel/Bienne.

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  • Distance: 149.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Biel/Bienne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Milan to Biel/Bienne via Brig and Bern in around 3 h 56 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
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 Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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 Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Swiss offers flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 135+ hotels available in Biel/Bienne. Prices start at $80 USD 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 10€ - 14€.

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