There are 9 ways to get from Milan to Biel/Bienne by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  4 h 4 min

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

$82 - $150

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Bern P+R Neufeld

$47 - $71

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Cadorna to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 Xp1
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  3. Take the train from Domodossola to Thun Ec / ...

$116 - $184

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 - $357

Fly Milan Linate to Basel, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Basel (BSL) LIN - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne

$134 - $442

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

$140 - $349

Fly Milan Linate to Zurich, train  •  4 h 25 min

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

$117 - $462

Fly Milan Linate to Geneva, train  •  4 h 39 min

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

$137 - $432

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 4 h 4 min. Alternatively, Globtour operates a bus from Milan to Biel/Bienne 3 times a week. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 5 h 29 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Milan Linate to Basel
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Milan Linate to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
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 Domodossola to Thun
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Domodossola to Thun
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $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 Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
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
Malpensa Express
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Milano Cadorna to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Book at
malpensaexpress.it
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Bern P+R Neufeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
globtour.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Milan to Biel/Bienne?

The distance between Milan and Biel/Bienne is 239 km. The road distance is 354 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Milan to Biel/Bienne?

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Biel/Bienne is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 8 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Milan to Biel/Bienne?

The quickest way to get from Milan to Biel/Bienne is to drive which takes 3 h 48 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

Is there a direct train between Milan and Biel/Bienne?

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 4 h 4 min.

Is there a direct bus between Milan and Biel/Bienne?

No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Biel/Bienne. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Biel/Bienne, Zukunftsstrasse via Mailand Lampugnano, Bern, Neufeld P+R and Lyss, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Milan to Biel/Bienne?

It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Milan to Biel/Bienne, including transfers.