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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

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

Fly Vienna to Milan Linate

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

Fly Vienna to Milan Bergamo

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

Train to Bratislava, fly to Milan Bergamo

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Milan Bergamo (BGY)

Fly Vienna to Bologna, train

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Main train station to Udine Central Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Udine to Milano Centrale

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Milan

Night train

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Vienna to Milan

Vienna to Milan by train

The train journey time between Vienna and Milan is around 10h 42m and covers a distance of around 861 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Railjet, Trenitalia Frecce and Trenitalia EuroCity, the Vienna to Milan train service departs from Wien Hbf and arrives in Milano Centrale. Typically 15 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

15 Weekly Trains
10h 42m Average Duration
€95 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Milan is to fly which costs €24 - €140 and takes 4h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Milan is to fly which costs €23 - €130 and takes 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Milan. However, there are services departing from Vienna Erdberg and arriving at duomo m1 m3 via lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 11m.

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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 10h 42m and costs €95 - €250.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Vienna to Milan, including transfers.

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Vienna to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna Erdberg station.

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Vienna to Milan train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Milan is to fly which takes 4h 24m and costs €23 - €130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €95 - €250 and takes 10h 42m, you could also bus, which costs €40 - €50 and takes 13h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Milan.
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  • Distance: 625.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 24m

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

Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Vienna to Milan hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Milan via Venezia Mestre in around 10h 42m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €150
Flights from Vienna to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €120
Flights from Bratislava to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€6 - €110
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €410
Flights from Vienna to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €390
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €1000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €700
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Vienna to Milan Linate via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €800
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
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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 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
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 31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
Railjet
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€55 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
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 Udine to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €70
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€26 - €40
Smart Low Cost
€24 - €35
Smart Flex
€50 - €70
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
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna Main train station to Udine Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €20
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Milan
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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 Trenitalia Frecce, 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, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and Swiss 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 train which takes 20 min and costs €3 - €11.

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