There are 10 ways to get from Milan to Essen Hbf by plane, train, 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 Linate to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LIN - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf

$65 - $239

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Essen N07

$57 - $97

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf, train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MXP - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf

$66 - $243

Fly Milan Malpensa to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) MXP - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf

$83 - $300

Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) BGY - CGN
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf

$58 - $220

Fly Milan Linate to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Frankfurt (FRA) LIN - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Essen Hbf

$99 - $392

Train via Basel SBB  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB Ec
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Essen Hbf Ice

$116 - $340

Train Trenitalia  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Mannheim Hbf Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Essen Hbf Ice

$115 - $361

Bus, train  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Frankfurt Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Essen Hbf Ice

$83 - $157

Drive  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Essen Hbf 557.9 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Essen Hbf is to bus which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 17 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Essen Hbf is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between Milan and Essen Hbf is 685 km. The road distance is 892.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Milan to Essen Hbf, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Essen Hbf. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Essen Hbf via Basel SBB and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 41 min.

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What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Essen Hbf, Germany?

You can take a train from Milan to Essen Hbf via Basel SBB and Mannheim Hbf in around 9 h 41 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milan to Essen Hbf once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $95 and the journey takes 15 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $240
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$25 - $240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $110
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $120
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$17 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$27 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $60
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Essen, Essen central station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Essen, Essen central station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $120
First
$80 - $200
Train from Milano Centrale to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Essen
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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