How to travel from Geneva to Milan

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from Geneva to Milan

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

Our recommendation

To get from Geneva to Milan on Mon Jul 26 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) we recommend taking a flight because it's the best combination of price and speed.

06:45PMGeneva International Airport15h30 10:15AMMilan Linate Airport
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$2411One-way
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06:45PMGeneva International Airport15h30 10:15AMMilan Linate Airport
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12:25PMGeneva International Airport5h35 06:00PMMilan Linate Airport
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$3471One-way
05:15PMGeneva International Airport5h05 10:20PMMilan Malpensa Airport
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$3841One-way
06:00PMGeneva International Airport16h40 10:40AMMilan Linate Airport
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$2961One-way

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Mon
Jul 26
$35Flixbus
$241Swiss
Tue
Jul 27
$35Flixbus
$263Swiss
Wed
Jul 28
$35Flixbus
$216Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Jul 29
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$184Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Jul 30
$40Flixbus
$190Swiss
Sat
Jul 31
$41Flixbus
$184Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Aug 1
$47Flixbus
$190Brussels Airlines
Mon
Aug 2
$35Flixbus
$184Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Aug 3
$25Flixbus
$184Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Aug 4
$25Flixbus
$166Swiss
Thu
Aug 5
$30Flixbus
$160Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Aug 6
$35Flixbus
$160Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Aug 7
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$160Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Aug 8
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$135Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Aug 9
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$135Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Aug 10
$25Flixbus
$135Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Aug 11
$25Flixbus
$119Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Aug 12
$25Flixbus
$135Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Aug 13
$30Flixbus
$125Swiss
Sat
Aug 14
$30Flixbus
$125Swiss

Travel Information between Geneva and Milan

distanceDistance154 miles (249 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $219
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€25) • 5 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $219 (€175) • 3 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlitalia, Flixbus or Trenitalia

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 154 miles (249 km) between Geneva and Milan. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Alitalia, Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Geneva to Milan.

How to get from Geneva to Milan

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Geneva to Milan, 52,26% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Geneva to Milan and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Milan, Italy if I’m coming from Geneva, Switzerland?

Travel from Geneva, Switzerland to Milan, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Milan from Geneva restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Milan, Italy from Geneva?

  • 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 are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Milan, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 7/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Milan from Geneva closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

The current restriction level for returning to Geneva, Switzerland from Italy is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Geneva, Switzerland from Milan, Italy?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Geneva, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland 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 7/21/21. 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 Geneva from Milan here.

How do I go from Geneva to Milan?

There are 3 travel options from Geneva to Milan: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Milan from Geneva?

The cheapest way to go to Milan from Geneva is by taking a bus, which costs on average $31 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Milan:

Taking a bus is usually $188 (€150) less than taking a flight to Milan, which costs on average $219 (€175) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $75 (€60) less than taking a train to Milan, which costs on average $106 (€85) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Geneva to Milan?

The fastest way from Geneva to Milan is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 40 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 1 min   on average.

How far is it from Geneva to Milan?

Milan is approximately 154 miles (249 km) away from Geneva.

Where do I depart from Geneva? Where do I arrive in Milan?

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

  • Most travelers take a flight from Geneva International Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their bus from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Geneva to Milan depart from Genève to Milano Centrale.
Which travel companies can get me from Geneva to Milan?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Geneva to Milan:

  • You can travel from Geneva to Milan by flight with Alitalia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $219 (€175) with Alitalia from Geneva to Milan.
  • You can travel by bus from Geneva to Milan with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Geneva to Milan tickets for $31 (€25) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Geneva to Milan with Trenitalia. Cheap tickets can be found for $106 (€85) with Trenitalia from Geneva to Milan.
Can I find a direct route from Geneva to Milan?

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

  • You can take a direct flight with.
  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus.
  • You can take a direct train with Trenitalia.

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 between Geneva and Milan.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Geneva to Milan?
Your trip from Geneva to Milan doesn't have to end in Milan. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Naples. If you’d like to add Rome, Paris or Naples to your Geneva to Milan tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Milan today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Geneva to Milan online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $219 (€175) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket costs $31 (€25) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $106 (€85) one way on average.

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