There are 11 ways to get from Rotterdam to Milan by train, plane, bus or car

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 to Amsterdam, fly to Milan Linate  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Milan Linate (LIN) AMS - LIN

$57 - $280

Cheapest option

Train to Brussels, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BRU - MXP

$49 - $256

9 alternative options

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) AMS - MXP

$58 - $261

Train to Brussels, fly to Milan Linate  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) BRU - LIN

$57 - $315

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Turin, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Turin (TRN) AMS - TRN
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale

$98 - $364

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) EIN - BGY

$50 - $271

Train TGV  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Fr

$217 - $350

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ec

$175 - $317

Bus FlixBus  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Milan, Milan N836

$58 - $95

Bus Eurolines CH  •  19 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Zurich
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Lucerne
  3. Take the bus from Lucerne to Milan

$77 - $106

Drive  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Milan 671.7 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Milan is to bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 17 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Milan is to train and fly which takes 4 h 32 min and costs 50€ - 250€.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Milan is 797 km. The road distance is 1075 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Rotterdam to Milan, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Milan. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Milano Centrale via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Milan, Italy?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Milan via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Torino Porta Susa in around 10 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Milan via Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station, Brussels, Brussels-North station, Milan, Milan, and Lampugnano in around 17 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Amsterdam to Turin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
Flights from Eindhoven to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Rotterdam to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zurich to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lucerne to Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Rotterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Luzern to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Luzern Hbf to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
globtour.com

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