There are 12 ways to get from Munich to Milan by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car, subway 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.

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  6 h 55 min

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

$72 - $130

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Bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Milan, Milan 492 / ...

$18 - $49

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Train Trenitalia  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Milano Centrale En

$55 - $120

Night train  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the night train from München Hbf to Milano Centrale Nj

$80 - $150

Rideshare  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Milan 315.2 miles

$34

Drive  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Milan 315.1 miles

$75 - $110

Subway, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MUC - MXP

$57 - $151

Subway, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) MUC - BGY

$100 - $417

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 54 min

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

$155 - $400

Fly to Verona, train  •  5 h 46 min

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

$88 - $337

Fly to Turin, train  •  6 h 47 min

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

$103 - $338

Fly to Genoa, train  •  6 h 49 min

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

$126 - $354

Questions & Answers

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 7 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Muenchen Hbf and arriving at Milano Centrale. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 2 min.

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The distance between Munich and Milan is 348 km. The road distance is 504.2 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Milan without a car is to train which takes 6 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Munich to Milan, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Munich to Milan is to train which takes 6 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 17 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Munich to Milan.
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  • Distance: 217.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

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 6 h 55 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Milan 4 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min. RegioJet also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Munich to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Munich to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Munich to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Munich to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Munich to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Munich to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Munich to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
Flights from Munich to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Night train from München Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
13 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
bahn.de
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
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 Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Muenchen Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
13 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $120
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Munich, ZOB to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 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
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Milan is 504 km. It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to drive from Munich to Milan.

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

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