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There are 5 ways to get from Milan to Merano by bus, train, night train 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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Bus Alto Adige Bus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia to Bergamo Airport Bus Station Autostradale / ...
  2. Take the bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Merano

$71 - $105

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Meran 407

$20 - $37

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bolzano Reg / ...

$72 - $131

Night train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the night train from Milano Rogoredo to Bolzano/Bozen R

$63 - $107

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Merano 189.9 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Merano is to bus which costs 17€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Merano is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Merano. However, there are services departing from Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia and arriving at Merano via Orio al Serio Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

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The distance between Milan and Merano is 203 km. The road distance is 303.8 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Merano without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 34 min and costs 60€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Milan to Merano, including transfers.

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Milan to Merano bus services, operated by Autostradale, depart from Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Merano is to bus which takes 5 h 34 min and costs 60€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 5 h 47 min.

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Milan to Merano bus services, operated by Alto Adige Bus, arrive at Merano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Merano is 304 km. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Milan to Merano.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Merano.
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  • Distance: 126.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 34 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Merano, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy?

You can take a bus from Milan to Merano via Bergamo Airport Bus Station and Orio al Serio Airport in around 5 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Merano via Verona Porta Nuova and Bolzano in around 5 h 47 min.

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
$21 - $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 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $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
1 h 22 min
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 Bolzano
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Night train from Milano Rogoredo to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
autostradale.it
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
terravision.eu
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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 Meran
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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