There are 7 ways to get from Milan to Lienz by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Verona Porta Nuova  •  7 h 31 min

  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 - $87

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Bus, train  •  8 h 36 min

  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 / ...

$85 - $120

Train Russian Railways  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the 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 / ...

$52 - $83

Bus  •  10 h 1 min

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

$51 - $84

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Lienz 269.8 miles

$65 - $95

Fly to Trieste, train  •  8 h 34 min

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

$114 - $277

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  10 h 52 min

  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

$167 - $658

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Lienz is to train which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 9 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Lienz is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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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 7 h 31 min.

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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 7 h 31 min and costs 35€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min 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 7 h 31 min and costs 35€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 10 h 1 min.

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

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

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

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Alitalia offers flights from Milan Linate Airport to Trieste Airport.

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  • Distance: 196.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Milan to Lienz via Verona Porta Nuova, Fortezza, and Fortezza/Franzensfeste in around 7 h 31 min. Alternatively, Autostradale operates a bus from Milan to Lienz once a week. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 6 h 1 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trieste
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Salzburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Salzburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
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
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$26 - $31
Train from Fortezza/Franzensfeste to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from San Lorenzo/St.Lorenzen to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bolzano to Fortezza
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Trieste Aeroporto to Udine
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $8
Train from Udine to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
pass.rzd.ru
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 Udine to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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
1 h 16 min
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
2 h 6 min
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
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
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
6 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
autostradale.it

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