There are 11 ways to get from Stuttgart to Milan by train, bus, 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.

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Train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec / ...

$101 - $151

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Bus Gruppo Di Maio  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Zuffenhausen - Schutzenbuhlstrasse Hotel to Grandate - Stazione

$33 - $52

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Milan, Milan N184 / ...

$33 - $56

Rideshare  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Stuttgart to Milan 316.1 miles

$34

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Milan 316.4 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) STR - MXP

$44 - $161

Fly Stuttgart to Milan Linate  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Milan Linate (LIN) STR - LIN

$103 - $227

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Milan Linate  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Linate (LIN) FRA - LIN

$117 - $340

Train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP

$148 - $382

Fly Stuttgart to Zurich, train  •  6 h 19 min

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

$107 - $289

Train to Zurich, fly to Lugano, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale

$162 - $373

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Milan. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Milano Centrale via Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 58 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Milan is 369 km. The road distance is 506.3 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Milan without a car is to train which takes 6 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Stuttgart to Milan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Milan is to train which takes 6 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 59 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 27 min.

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

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Stuttgart to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Milan is 506 km. It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to drive from Stuttgart to Milan.

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easyJet, Eurowings, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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  • Distance: 230.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

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

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Milan via Zürich HB and Zuerich Hb in around 6 h 58 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stuttgart to Milan 4 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Linate via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Linate via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
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 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 Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Zuffenhausen - Schutzenbuhlstrasse Hotel to Grandate - Stazione
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
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 Stuttgart to Milan
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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