There are 7 ways to get from Milan to Sydney by plane or train

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Sydney  •  25h 5m

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

$586 - $1,742

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Fly Milan Linate to Sydney  •  25h 21m

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

$870 - $1,921

Train to Bologna, fly to Sydney  •  26h 32m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Sydney (SYD) BLQ - SYD

$650 - $1,766

Train to Venice, fly to Sydney  •  27h 32m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Sydney (SYD) VCE - SYD

$710 - $2,078

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Sydney  •  27h 40m

  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

$629 - $1,186

Fly Milan Malpensa to Newcastle, train  •  30h 32m

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

$795 - $2,274

Fly Milan Bergamo to Sydney  •  33h 8m

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Sydney (SYD) BGY - SYD

$1,026 - $2,234

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Sydney is to train and fly which costs 380€ - 750€ and takes 27h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Sydney is to fly which costs 360€ - 1100€ and takes 25h 5m.

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The distance between Milan and Sydney is 16556 km.

It takes approximately 25h 5m 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 22h 15m and has one stopover.

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Sydney is 8h ahead of Milan. It is currently 3:01 AM in Milan and 11:01 AM in Sydney.

Singapore Airlines, Etihad, Cathay Pacific and four other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 2321+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $150 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: 25h 5m

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

Singapore Airlines, Emirates and 10 other airlines fly from Milan to Sydney hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
27h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Bologna to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from Venice to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
31h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Dubai, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Abu Dhabi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Delhi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,900
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Bologna to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from Venice to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
31h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Dubai, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Abu Dhabi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Delhi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,900
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,800
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Rome, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sydney via Warsaw Chopin, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
31h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,300
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sydney via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,000
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Rome, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,900
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,900
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
23h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $5,500
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sydney via Tel Aviv, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
38h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
28h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Abu Dhabi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Doha, Sydney
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Incheon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,800
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sydney via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,300
Flights from Venice to Sydney via Doha
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Doha
Ave. Duration
26h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Frankfurt, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Bologna to Sydney via Helsinki, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,400
Flights from Venice to Sydney via Helsinki, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,400
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sydney via Incheon
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,100
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Incheon
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,200
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sydney via Prague, Incheon
Ave. Duration
30h 5m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,400
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sydney via Vienna, Incheon
Ave. Duration
38h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,400
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Sydney via Istanbul Ataturk, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from Bologna to Sydney via Istanbul Ataturk, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Venice to Sydney via Istanbul Ataturk, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from Venice to Sydney via Istanbul Ataturk, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sydney via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Abu Dhabi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sydney via Delhi
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,600
Flights from Milan Linate to Sydney via Rome, Delhi
Ave. Duration
27h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,600
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sydney via Vienna, Delhi
Ave. Duration
38h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Flights from Zurich to Sydney via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Sydney via Vienna, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,300
Flights from Venice to Sydney via Vienna, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,200
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Abu Dhabi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Newcastle via Delhi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,900
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Venice to Sydney via Incheon
Ave. Duration
30h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,200
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sydney via Budapest, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
37h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sydney via Cairo, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
35h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$30 - $40
Base Standard
$60 - $80
Base Premium
$70 - $110
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$35 - $50
Base Standard
$65 - $90
Base Premium
$80 - $120
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$30 - $45
Smart Low Cost
$27 - $40
Smart Flex
$55 - $80
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$30 - $50
Smart Low Cost
$30 - $45
Smart Flex
$60 - $90
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 Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$42 - $46
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
$22 - $35
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Trenord
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 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$140 - $190
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 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45

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