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

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Train via Lugano  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Basel SBB Ec
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg Ter

132€ - 247€

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Bus  •  9h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Strasbourg N11

27€ - 33€

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Train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel Sbb Ec
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Offenburg Ice / ...

106€ - 231€

Rideshare  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Strasbourg 478.9 km

29€

Drive  •  4h 55m

  1. Drive from Milan to Strasbourg 480.2 km

55€ - 90€

Fly from Milan Linate, train  •  6h 12m

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

185€ - 418€

Fly from Milan Malpensa, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Stuttgart (STR) MXP - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg

154€ - 321€

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Strasbourg is to rideshare which costs 29€ and takes 5h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Strasbourg is to drive which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from via orefici, 24 fronte via cantu' and arriving at Strasbourg via Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Strasbourg via Lugano and Basel Sbb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 57m.

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The distance between Milan and Strasbourg is 364 km. The road distance is 480.2 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Strasbourg without a car is to train via Lugano which takes 6h 57m and costs 130€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 6h 57m to get from Milan to Strasbourg, including transfers.

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Milan to Strasbourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milan station.

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Milan to Strasbourg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Strasbourg is to train via Lugano which takes 6h 57m and costs 130€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 35€ and takes 9h 39m.

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  • Distance: 363.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 57m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Strasbourg, France?

You can take a train from Milan to Strasbourg via Lugano and Basel Sbb in around 6h 57m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milan to Strasbourg 5 times a week. Tickets cost 25€ - 31€ and the journey takes 8h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 2600€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
210€ - 550€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Train operators
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 Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 160€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
Rail 1st Class
27€ - 40€
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 Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 170€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
70€ - 95€
1st Class
120€ - 170€
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 Basel Sbb to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 31€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milan to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Milan to Strasbourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Milan to Strasbourg train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Strasbourg is 480 km. It takes approximately 4h 55m to drive from Milan to Strasbourg.

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

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There are 564+ hotels available in Strasbourg. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Milan and Strasbourg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 20 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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