How to travel from Düsseldorf to Milan

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from Düsseldorf to Milan

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

Our recommendation

To get from Düsseldorf to Milan on Oct 04 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:30AMCologne/Bonn Airport1h30 08:00AMMilan Malpensa Airport
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09:45PMDüsseldorf38h15 12:00PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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06:25PMDusseldorf Airport1h30 07:55PMMilan Malpensa Airport
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11:10AMDusseldorf Airport4h05 03:15PMMilan Malpensa Airport
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05:55PMDusseldorf Airport1h30 07:25PMMilan Linate Airport
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Travel Information from Düsseldorf to Milan

distanceDistance412 miles (664 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$91 - $135
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $91 (€88) • 13 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $125 (€120) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or FlixTrain

Travel 412 miles (664 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Düsseldorf to Milan. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $91 (€88). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Eurowings or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Düsseldorf to Milan.

Travel Tips: Travel from Düsseldorf to Milan

Travel Tips: Travel to Milan easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Düsseldorf to Milan.

Travel between Düsseldorf, Germany and Milan, Italy is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Italy?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Milan from Düsseldorf?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Milan, Italy?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/26/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Düsseldorf and Milan.

The current restriction level for returning to Düsseldorf, Germany from Italy is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Düsseldorf, Germany from Milan, Italy?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Düsseldorf from Milan?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/2/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Düsseldorf from Milan here.

There are 4 travel options from Düsseldorf to Milan: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Düsseldorf to Milan is by taking a bus with an average price of $91 (€88).

This is compared to other travel options to Milan:

A bus is generally $33 (€32) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $125 (€120) from Düsseldorf to Milan.

Taking a bus is about $44 (€42) less than taking a train, which costs on average $135 (€130) for this journey.

The fastest way from Düsseldorf to Milan is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

There are alternative travel options to Milan that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 13 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 9 h 8 min.

You should expect to travel around 412 miles (664 km) between Düsseldorf and Milan.

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Milan is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Düsseldorf to Milan as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Düsseldorf to Milan:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße to Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Düsseldorf to Milan depart from Düsseldorf Hbf to Milano Centrale.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Milan for $91 (€88).
  • Travel with Eurowings to go to Milan by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurowings Düsseldorf to Milan tickets on Omio for $125 (€120).
  • FlixTrain can take you to Milan by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for FlixTrain from Düsseldorf to Milan for $135 (€130).

Yes, there are direct routes from Düsseldorf to Milan with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus.
  • You can travel directly by plane with ITA, Eurowings, Tuifly or Air Baltic.
  • You'll find direct trains with.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Düsseldorf to Milan don't make Milan their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Milan are Rome, Paris or Naples, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Milan to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Düsseldorf to Milan, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $91 (€88) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $125 (€120) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $135 (€130) one way.

But we recommend booking Düsseldorf to Milan tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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