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There are 8 ways to get from Milan to Sydney by plane, train or bus

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Recommended option

Fly Milan Malpensa to Sydney  •  23h 44m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Sydney (SYD) MXP - SYD

$635 - $1,541

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Fly Milan Linate to Sydney  •  25h 32m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Sydney (SYD) LIN - SYD

$621 - $1,321

6 alternative options

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Sydney  •  27h 15m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
  2. Take the train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Sydney (SYD) ZRH - SYD

$1,058 - $2,130

Fly Milan Malpensa to Newcastle, train  •  29h 35m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Newcastle (NTL) MXP - NTL
  2. Take the train from Hamilton Station to Central Station

$729 - $1,740

Fly Milan Malpensa to Canberra, bus  •  31h 19m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Canberra (CBR) MXP - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney

$809 - $1,908

Fly Milan Malpensa to Orange, bus  •  33h 54m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Orange (OAG) MXP - OAG
  2. Take the bus from Lucknow to Sydney

$899 - $1,910

Train to Geneva, fly to Sydney  •  28h 1m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Sydney (SYD) GVA - SYD

$903 - $2,116

Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Sydney  •  31h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Milan Centrale to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Sydney (SYD) BGY - SYD

$980 - $1,833

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Sydney is to fly which costs 400€ - 900€ and takes 25h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Sydney is to fly which costs 410€ - 1000€ and takes 23h 44m.

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It is approximately 16556 km to get from Milan to Sydney.

It takes approximately 23h 44m to get from Milan to Sydney, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 20h 50m and has one stopover.

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Sydney is 8h ahead of Milan. It is currently 7:29 AM in Milan and 3:29 PM in Sydney.

Virgin Australia, Etihad, Emirates and four other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 755+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs 11€ - 16€.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 16556.4 km
  • Duration: 23h 44m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Etihad, Singapore Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Milan to Sydney 5 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Dubai, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
32h 20m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Colombo, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Dubai, Perth, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
32h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Canberra via Doha, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Canberra via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
30h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Canberra via Dubai, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
30h 50m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Canberra via Doha, Sydney
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Canberra via Colombo, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Canberra via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Orange via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
31h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Orange via Incheon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
27h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Orange via Istanbul, Ngurah Rai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
27h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Orange via Istanbul, Soekarno–Hatta, Sydney
Ave. Duration
27h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Orange via Abu Dhabi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
33h 25m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Flights from Geneva to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sydney via Tel Aviv, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
36h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Rome, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
27h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,300
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Canberra via Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Canberra via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,400
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sydney via Copenhagen, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
33h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sydney via Copenhagen, Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
31h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Dubai, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
32h 30m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Colombo, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Canberra via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
30h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Flights from Geneva to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sydney via Incheon
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,500
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Rome, Incheon
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Incheon
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sydney via Prague, Incheon
Ave. Duration
36h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sydney via Pulkovo, Incheon
Ave. Duration
36h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sydney via Vienna, Incheon
Ave. Duration
38h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sydney via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,400
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Rome, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,900
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sydney via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from Geneva to Sydney via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
27h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
27h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,400
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
27h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
El Al
Website
elal.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sydney via Tel Aviv, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
36h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Orange via Doha, Sydney
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Orange via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sydney via Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Singapore Changi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Colombo, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,500
Link Airways
Website
linkairways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Orange via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
33h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sydney via Vienna, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
39h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,300
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 Chiasso
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Milano Centrale to Geneve
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$200 - $280
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Hamilton Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$9 - $12
Opal single trip ticket
$11 - $15
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long-distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$40 - $65
Advantage
$50 - $75
Premium
$50 - $80
Australia Wide Coaches
Phone
02 9516 1300
Email
info@austwidecoaches.com.au
Website
austwidecoaches.com.au
Bus from Lucknow to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$57
Schedules at
austwidecoaches.com.au
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Centrale to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale

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