There are 10 ways to get from Vienna to Milan by plane, train, bus, 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

31€ - 277€

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Fly Vienna to Milan Bergamo  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) VIE - BGY

23€ - 151€

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Fly Vienna to Milan Linate  •  6h 12m

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

72€ - 303€

Fly Vienna to Bologna, train  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Bologna (BLQ) VIE - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale

66€ - 362€

Bus to Bratislava, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Airport
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BTS - BGY

38€ - 141€

Bus, train  •  10h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Venice Mestre, St. di autobus RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale Fr / ...

36€ - 164€

Train  •  10h 26m

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

130€ - 251€

Bus  •  12h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Milan, Milan N456

42€ - 51€

Night train  •  12h 47m

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

65€ - 90€

Drive  •  8h 3m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Milan 860.9 km

110€ - 170€

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Milan is to fly which costs 23€ - 160€ and takes 4h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Milan is to fly which costs 30€ - 280€ 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, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at conciliazione m1 via lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 31m.

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

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The distance between Vienna and Milan is 625 km. The road distance is 860.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Milan without a car is to bus and train which takes 10h 6m and costs 35€ - 170€.

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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 FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 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 30€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 260€ and takes 10h 26m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 12h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Milan.
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  • Distance: 625.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 36m

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

Austrian Airlines, Cairo Aviation and five other airlines fly from Vienna to Milan hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Milan via Innsbruck Hbf and Verona Porta Nuova in around 10h 26m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 410€
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 440€
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Vienna to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 310€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 200€
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
9€ - 100€
Flights from Vienna to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
7€ - 60€
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
20€ - 80€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 470€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 490€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
14€ - 65€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 430€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bratislava to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
18€ - 110€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
16€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
14€ - 20€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
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 Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
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 Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
55€ - 80€
1st Class
100€ - 140€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
35€ - 50€
1st Class
65€ - 95€
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 Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
12h 47m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Nightjet
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 Vienna Airport to Bratislava Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
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

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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, Milan station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Milan is 861 km. It takes approximately 8h 3m to drive from Vienna to Milan.

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Cairo Aviation, Wizz Air, Air Dolomiti and four other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 4971+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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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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