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There are 9 ways to get from Vienna to Milan by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly Vienna to Milan Malpensa  •  4h 36m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) VIE - MXP

37€ - 197€

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Bus  •  11h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Venice Mestre, St. di autobus RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Venice Mestre to Milan 402 / ...

31€ - 43€

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Fly Vienna to Milan Linate  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Milan Linate (LIN) VIE - LIN

82€ - 283€

Fly Vienna to Milan Bergamo, bus  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) VIE - BGY
  2. Take the bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale

39€ - 151€

Train to Bratislava, fly to Milan Bergamo, bus  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BTS - BGY
  3. Take the bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale

38€ - 266€

Train  •  11h 37m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Rjx / ...
  2. Take the train from Brennero Brenner to Verona Porta Nuova Ecb / ...
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Re6

94€ - 184€

Night train  •  12h 47m

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

65€ - 90€

Train, night train  •  13h 34m

  1. Take the train from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf 902 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Milano P.Garibaldi Nj

76€ - 99€

Drive  •  7h 58m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Milan 854 km

100€ - 160€

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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 metre.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Milan is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 11h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Milan is to fly which costs 35€ - 200€ and takes 4h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Milan. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Hbf and arriving at via bazzoni, 14 prima di p.za conciliazione via Venice Mestre and via natta dopo via trenno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 58m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Milano P.Garibaldi. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 47m.

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The distance between Vienna and Milan is 625 km. The road distance is 854 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Milan without a car is to train which takes 11h 37m and costs 90€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Vienna to Milan, including transfers.

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Vienna to Milan bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Vienna, Hbf station.

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Vienna to Milan train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Milan is to fly which takes 4h 36m and costs 35€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 90€ - 190€ and takes 11h 37m, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 11h 58m.

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  • Distance: 625.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 36m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Milan, Italy?

Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Vienna to Milan 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Milan via Innsbruck Hbf, Brennero Brenner, and Verona Porta Nuova in around 11h 37m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Flights from Vienna to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Flights from Bratislava to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
26€ - 240€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 380€
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 390€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
9€ - 70€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 290€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 1200€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 370€
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€ - 7€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
1st Class
4€ - 7€
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 95€
Website
Railjet
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 Brennero Brenner to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Brennero Brenner to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
28€ - 32€
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Trenord
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
12h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Nightjet
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
10h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Nightjet
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 29€
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 10€
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Venice Mestre, St. di autobus
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice Mestre to Milan
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Mestre to Milano
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Mestre to Milan
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Schedules at
ms.mk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Vienna to Milan train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Milan is 854 km. It takes approximately 7h 58m to drive from Vienna to Milan.

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Ryanair, Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Vienna Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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