There are 13 ways to get from Munich to Milan by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Ecb
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Fr / ...

56€ - 152€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Milan, Milan 076 / ...

16€ - 40€

11 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Munich, ZOB to Como, FS Stazione San Giovanni RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Como S.Giovanni to Milano Porta Garibaldi S11

21€ - 29€

Night train  •  12h

  1. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Milano P.Garibaldi Nj

65€ - 90€

Rideshare  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Milan 503.2 km

29€

Drive  •  5h 17m

  1. Drive from Munich to Milan 503.1 km

65€ - 100€

Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MUC - MXP

88€ - 155€

Fly to Milan Linate  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Milan Linate (LIN) MUC - LIN

148€ - 221€

Fly to Turin, train  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Turin (TRN) MUC - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale

118€ - 404€

Fly to Verona, train  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Verona (VRN) MUC - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale

122€ - 540€

Fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 9m

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

139€ - 483€

Fly to Genoa, train  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Genoa (GOA) MUC - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale

92€ - 337€

Fly to Bologna, train  •  5h 35m

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

102€ - 390€

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Italy

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Italy. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Italy.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Italy.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Italy due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 4/18/2020

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Italy from 5/18/2020.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 5/18/2020

Lockdown measures are currently in place for Germany. Leaving Germany may be in violation of local restrictions.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 4/18/2020

Data sourced from: CDC, ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Milan is to bus and train which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 8h 42m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Munich to Milan is to fly which costs 85€ - 160€ and takes 4h 35m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Munich station to Milan. However, there are services departing from Munich, Munich central bus station and arriving at conciliazione m1 via lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 46m.

More details

Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Muenchen Hbf and arriving at Milano P.Garibaldi. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 12h.

More details

The distance between Munich and Milan is 348 km. The road distance is 503.1 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Munich to Milan without a car is to train which takes 7h 3m and costs 55€ - 160€.

More details

It takes approximately 7h 3m to get from Munich to Milan, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

Munich to Milan train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Muenchen Hbf station.

More details

The best way to get from Munich to Milan is to train which takes 7h 3m and costs 55€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 45€ and takes 8h 46m, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 160€ and takes 4h 35m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Munich to Milan.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 348.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 3m

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

You can take a train from Munich to Milan via Verona Porta Nuova in around 7h 3m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Milan, Milan twice daily. Tickets cost 25€ - 30€ and the journey takes 8h 20m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 380€
Flights from Munich to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
420€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Milan Linate via Muenster, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
420€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Milan Linate via Stuttgart, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
420€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Flights from Munich to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Munich to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Flights from Munich to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 330€
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Munich to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1000€
Flights from Munich to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1000€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 290€
Flights from Munich to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Munich to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
290€ - 550€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
440€ - 600€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Munich to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 460€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Munich to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
300€ - 480€
Train operators
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 19€
Base Standard
30€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 19€
Base Standard
29€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
16€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
14€ - 20€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
35€ - 50€
1st Class
65€ - 95€
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 Como S.Giovanni to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenord
Train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenord
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 Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
17€ - 20€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
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 Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
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 Zuerich Hb to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Munich, ZOB to Como, FS Stazione San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Munich, ZOB to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
RegioJet
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Munich - Bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Munchen, ZOB to Milano - Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Munich to Milan
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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

Search flights

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

More details

Munich to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Milan is 503 km. It takes approximately 5h 17m to drive from Munich to Milan.

Get driving directions

Swiss, Air Dolomiti, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

Search flights

Book your Munich to Milan train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

Search and book

There are 4971+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at 87€ per night.

More details

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

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar

The best way to get from Munich to Munich Airport is to line 8833 train which takes 35 min and costs 6€ - 10€.

More details