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Fly Milan Linate to Muenster, train  •  11h 51m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Muenster (FMO) LIN - FMO
  2. Take the train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Meppen

€126 - €552

Cheapest option

Fly Milan Bergamo to Cologne Bonn, train  •  7h 51m

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) BGY - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Meppen

€67 - €172

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Fly Milan Linate to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 25m

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

€119 - €486

Fly Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 48m

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

€113 - €289

Fly Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 58m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LIN - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Salzbergen to Meppen

Fly Milan Linate to Frankfurt, train  •  8h 29m

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

€137 - €362

Fly Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9h 16m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MXP - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Salzbergen to Meppen

Train via Düsseldorf  •  12h 23m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Mannheim Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Meppen Ic / ...

€221 - €465

Train  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Mannheim Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Meppen Ic / ...

€190 - €446

Train #2  •  16h 17m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Cadenazzo
  2. Take the train from Cadenazzo to Zürich HB
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Muenster(Westf)Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Emsdetten to Meppen Re

Bus, train  •  19h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Düsseldorf central bus station N11
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Münster bus stop 027 / ...
  3. Take the train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Meppen Ic / ...

€75 - €128

Drive  •  9h 23m

  1. Drive from Milan to Meppen 1039.2 km

€130 - €190

Milan to Meppen by train

The train journey time between Milan and Meppen is around 23h 47m and covers a distance of around 1110 km. The fastest train normally takes 21h 7m. Operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Railjet and others, the Milan to Meppen train service departs from Milano Centrale and arrives in Meppen. Typically three trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
23h 47m
Fastest train time:
21h 7m
Train distance:
1110 km
Trains per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€242
Carbon emissions:
58 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:20
Last train departs at:
11:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Milan to Meppen train schedules

Italy → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Italy

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Greece: South Aegean

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Meppen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Meppen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Meppen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Meppen is to bus and train which costs €75 - €130 and takes 19h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Meppen is to fly and train which costs €110 - €490 and takes 7h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Meppen. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Meppen via Mannheim Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Duesseldorf Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 23m.

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The distance between Milan and Meppen is 815 km. The road distance is 1039.2 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Meppen without a car is to train via Düsseldorf which takes 12h 23m and costs €220 - €470.

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It takes approximately 11h 51m to get from Milan to Meppen, including transfers.

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Milan to Meppen train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Linate Airport to Muenster Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 35m and has one stopover.

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Milan to Meppen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Meppen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Meppen is 1039 km. It takes approximately 9h 23m to drive from Milan to Meppen.

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  • Distance: 815.3 km
  • Duration: 11h 51m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Meppen, Germany?

You can take a train from Milan to Meppen via Mannheim Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, and Duesseldorf Hbf in around 12h 23m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Muenster via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Milan Linate to Muenster via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Flights from Milan Linate to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €490
Flights from Milan Linate to Muenster via Cagliari, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Milan Linate to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Milan Linate to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €340
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €380
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €370
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €390
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €190
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €320
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€137 - €140
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €310
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Muenster via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €330
AIS Airlines
Website
aisairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Muenster via Frankfurt, Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Milan Linate to Muenster via Vienna, Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €110
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€60 - €330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Train operators
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Meppen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Meppen
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Meppen
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Meppen
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Train from Salzbergen to Meppen
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Train from Emsdetten to Meppen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
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 Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Meppen
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Meppen
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Meppen
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €280
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€120 - €170
1st Class
€200 - €280
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
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 Mannheim Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Cadenazzo
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€200 - €370
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Cadenazzo to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Düsseldorf central bus station
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Münster bus stop
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Muenster Airport.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 19 min and costs €1 - €3.

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