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There are 8 ways to get from Milan to Lienz by train, bus, night train, 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.

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Train  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Fortezza Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Fortezza/Franzensfeste to Lienz in Osttirol Rex / ...

$46 - $98

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Night train, train  •  9h 16m

  1. Take the night train from Milano Rogoredo to Bolzano/Bozen R
  2. Take the train from Bolzano to Fortezza Reg / ...
  3. Take the train from Fortezza/Franzensfeste to Lienz in Osttirol Rex / ...

$37 - $78

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Bus, train  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Orio al Serio Airport to San Lorenzo di Sebato
  2. Take the train from San Lorenzo/St.Lorenzen to Lienz in Osttirol Rex / ...

$80 - $120

Bus  •  10h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Milan Lampugnano to San Candido 39

$46 - $84

Drive  •  4h 48m

  1. Drive from Milan to Lienz 269.8 miles

$65 - $95

Fly Milan Linate to Trieste, train  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trieste (TRS) LIN - TRS
  2. Take the train from Trieste Airport to Villach Hbf
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Lienz in Osttirol

$114 - $258

Fly Milan Malpensa to Trieste, train  •  8h 29m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Trieste (TRS) MXP - TRS
  2. Take the train from Trieste Airport to Villach Hbf
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Lienz in Osttirol

$235 - $672

Fly Milan Linate to Salzburg, train  •  11h 6m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Salzburg (SZG) LIN - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstättersee
  3. Take the train from Spittal-Millstättersee to Lienz in Osttirol

$166 - $657

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Lienz is to night train and train which costs 30€ - 70€ and takes 9h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Lienz is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Lienz. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Lienz in Osttirol via Verona Porta Nuova and Fortezza/Franzensfeste. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 33m.

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The distance between Milan and Lienz is 315 km. The road distance is 431.8 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Lienz without a car is to train which takes 7h 33m and costs 40€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 7h 33m to get from Milan to Lienz, including transfers.

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Milan to Lienz train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Lienz is to train which takes 7h 33m and costs 40€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 75€ and takes 10h 1m.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Trieste Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Milan to Lienz train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Lienz in Osttirol station.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Lienz.
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  • Distance: 196.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 33m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Lienz, Tirol, Austria?

You can take a train from Milan to Lienz via Verona Porta Nuova and Fortezza/Franzensfeste in around 7h 33m. Alternatively, Autostradale operates a bus from Milan to Lienz once a week. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Salzburg via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,900
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Fortezza
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$26 - $31
Train from Fortezza/Franzensfeste to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from San Lorenzo/St.Lorenzen to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Night train from Milano Rogoredo to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Bolzano to Fortezza
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $10
Train from Trieste Airport to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstättersee
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Spittal-Millstättersee to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Alto Adige Bus
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to San Candido
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
Autostradale

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Lienz is 432 km. It takes approximately 4h 48m to drive from Milan to Lienz.

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Alitalia offers flights from Milan Linate Airport to Trieste Airport.

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There are 473+ hotels available in Lienz. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 24m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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