How to travel from Dortmund to Milan

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from Dortmund to Milan

You can get from Dortmund to Milan by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Dortmund to Milan on Fri Aug 06 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) we recommend taking a train because it's the best combination of price and speed.

05:36AMDortmund Hbf10h14 03:50PMMilan Centrale
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$2151One-way
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05:36AMDortmund Hbf10h14 03:50PMMilan Centrale
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05:28AMDortmund Hbf10h22 03:50PMMilan Centrale
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$2151One-way

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Travel Information between Dortmund and Milan

distanceDistance424 miles (684 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$76 - $253
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $76 (€61) • 18 h 36 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $136 (€109) • 5 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 424 miles (684 km) between Dortmund and Milan. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 5 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $76 (€61). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Air France or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Dortmund to Milan.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Dortmund, Germany and Milan, Italy allowed?

International travel from Dortmund, Germany to Milan, Italy is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Germany?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Milan if traveling from Dortmund?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in Milan, Italy due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Italy must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 8/5/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Milan from Dortmund.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Milan, Italy?

The restriction level for your return to Dortmund, Germany from Italy is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Dortmund from Milan restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Dortmund from Milan?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 8/3/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Dortmund from Milan closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Milan from Dortmund?

There are 3 ways to travel from Dortmund to Milan including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Dortmund to Milan?

The cheapest way to travel from Dortmund to Milan is by taking a bus with an average price of $76 (€61).

This is compared to other travel options to Milan:

Taking a bus is usually $60 (€48) less than taking a flight to Milan, which costs on average $136 (€109) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $177 (€141) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $253 (€202) from Dortmund to Milan.

What is the fastest way to travel to Milan from Dortmund?

The quickest way to travel to Milan from Dortmund is by flight, which takes on average 5 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 18 h 36 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 10 h 1 min   on average.

How far is Milan from Dortmund?

The Dortmund to Milan distance is around 424 miles (684 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Dortmund and in Milan?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Dortmund to Milan:

  • Buses mostly leave from Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf and tend to arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Flights from Dortmund to Milan most often leave from Dortmund Airport and arrive in Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Milano Centrale.
Which travel companies can take me from Dortmund to Milan?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dortmund to Milan, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Milan by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Dortmund to Milan for $76 (€61).
  • Air France can take you to Milan by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Air France from Dortmund to Milan for $136 (€109).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Milan by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Dortmund to Milan tickets on Omio for $253 (€202).
Can I find a direct route from Dortmund to Milan?

Yes, there are direct services available from Dortmund to Milan with the following travel companies:

  • You can buy a direct bus with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Milan as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Milan from Dortmund.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Dortmund to Milan?
Omio customers who travel from Dortmund to Milan often also extend their vacation to go to Rome, Paris or Naples. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Milan and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Milan from Dortmund online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Dortmund to Milan, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $76 (€61) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $136 (€109) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $253 (€202) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Dortmund to Milan online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.