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There are 7 ways to get from Schiphol, Airport to Milan by plane, train, bus, car or shuttle

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Fly to Milan Linate  •  1h 55m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Milan Linate (LIN) AMS - LIN

45€ - 160€

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Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  2h 35m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) AMS - MXP

47€ - 123€

Train via Paris  •  11h 23m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Paris Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano P.Garibaldi Tgv

229€ - 390€

Train  •  13h 35m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Basel Sbb Ice
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Re / ...

150€ - 234€

Bus  •  21h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Verona N28
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Milan N729 / ...

71€ - 90€

Drive  •  10h 4m

  1. Drive from Schiphol, Airport to Milan 1082.9 km

130€ - 200€

Shuttle, train  •  18h 57m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Amsterdam to Desenzano del Garda
  2. Take the train from Desenzano Del Garda-Sirmione to Milano Centrale Re6

175€ - 184€

Schiphol, Airport to Milan by train

The train journey time between Schiphol, Airport and Milan is around 15h 6m and covers a distance of around 1371 km. The fastest train normally takes 11h 16m. Operated by Thalys, Transilien and TGV inOui, the Schiphol, Airport to Milan train service departs from Schiphol Airport and arrives in Milano P.Garibaldi. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
15h 6m
Fastest train time:
11h 16m
Trains per week:
13
Cheapest price:
229€
Carbon emissions:
72 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:34
Last train departs at:
19:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Schiphol, Airport to Milan train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Milan is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Milan is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Milan is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Italy.

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Last updated: 11 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Schiphol, Airport to Milan is to fly which costs 45€ - 130€ and takes 2h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Schiphol, Airport to Milan is to fly which costs 45€ - 160€ and takes 1h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Schiphol, Airport to Milan. However, there are services departing from Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza and arriving at via bazzoni, 14 prima di p.za conciliazione via Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Verona and via natta dopo via trenno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Schiphol, Airport to Milan. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Milano P.Garibaldi via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 23m.

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The distance between Schiphol, Airport and Milan is 827 km. The road distance is 1082.9 km.

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The best way to get from Schiphol, Airport to Milan without a car is to train via Paris which takes 11h 23m and costs 220€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from Schiphol, Airport to Milan, including transfers.

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Schiphol, Airport to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Schiphol, Airport to Milan train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Schiphol, Airport to Milan is to fly which takes 1h 55m and costs 45€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs 220€ - 390€ and takes 11h 23m, you could also bus, which costs 70€ - 90€ and takes 21h 29m.

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  • Distance: 826.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 55m

What companies run services between Schiphol, Airport, Netherlands and Milan, Italy?

Alitalia, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Schiphol, Airport to Milan every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Schiphol, Airport to Milan via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 11h 23m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 650€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 190€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 290€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Website
Thalys
Standard
100€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 220€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 22€
1st Class
27€ - 35€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Desenzano Del Garda-Sirmione to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Verona
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Verona to Milan
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Amsterdam to Desenzano del Garda
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
160€
Book at
Starliner

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Schiphol, Airport to Milan train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Milano P.Garibaldi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Schiphol, Airport to Milan is 1083 km. It takes approximately 10h 4m to drive from Schiphol, Airport to Milan.

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easyJet, Lufthansa, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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