There are 10 ways to get from Milan to Frankfurt am Main 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.

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Fly Milan Linate to Frankfurt  •  3h 57m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Frankfurt (FRA) LIN - FRA

64€ - 247€

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Fly Milan Bergamo to Frankfurt  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Frankfurt (FRA) BGY - FRA

29€ - 105€

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt  •  4h 16m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Frankfurt (FRA) MXP - FRA

59€ - 330€

Train to Turin, fly to Frankfurt  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Frankfurt (FRA) TRN - FRA

105€ - 307€

Fly Milan Linate to Stuttgart, train  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Stuttgart (STR) LIN - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

79€ - 423€

Train to Verona, fly to Frankfurt  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Frankfurt (FRA) VRN - FRA

143€ - 364€

Train  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ec

140€ - 310€

Bus via Darmstadt  •  12h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Darmstadt 107

36€ - 50€

Bus  •  13h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Frankfurt - Main station Torino - Bus station > Milan > Lucerne > Zürich > Winterthur > Singen > Stuttgart - Airport > Karlsruhe > Mannheim > Frankfurt / ...

36€ - 52€

Drive  •  6h 30m

  1. Drive from Milan to Frankfurt am Main 673.5 km

85€ - 130€

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 29€ - 110€ and takes 4h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 60€ - 250€ and takes 3h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Frankfurt am Main station. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Frankfurt - Main station via Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 24m.

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The distance between Milan and Frankfurt am Main is 519 km. The road distance is 673.5 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 7h 24m and costs 140€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Milan to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Milan to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, depart from Milan station.

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Milan to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 3h 57m and costs 60€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 310€ and takes 7h 24m, you could also bus via Darmstadt, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 12h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 518.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 57m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa and Alitalia fly from Milan to Frankfurt am Main every 3 hours. Alternatively, Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Milano Centrale to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf once daily. Tickets cost 140€ - 310€ and the journey takes 7h 24m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
Flights from Turin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Flights from Turin to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Flights from Milan Linate to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Verona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
300€ - 480€
Flights from Verona to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
300€ - 480€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Flights from Turin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Flights from Verona to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
300€ - 480€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 320€
Flights from Milan Linate to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 140€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 320€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 430€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 120€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 19€
Base Standard
29€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
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 Milano P.Garibaldi to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
17€ - 20€
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
16€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
14€ - 20€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
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 Milano Centrale to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
140€ - 190€
1st Class
230€ - 310€
Bus operators
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, Milan to Darmstadt
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Milan to Frankfurt - Main station
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
46€
Website
Marino Autolinee

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Milan to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, arrive at Frankfurt - Main station.

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Milan to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Frankfurt am Main is 674 km. It takes approximately 6h 30m to drive from Milan to Frankfurt am Main.

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Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 604+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 18 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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