How to travel from Milan to Dortmund

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Travel Information from Milan to Dortmund

distanceDistance424 miles (684 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$89 - $519
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $89 (€80) • 14 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $519 (€465) • 4 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 424 miles (684 km) to Dortmund from Milan. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $89 (€80). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Milan to Dortmund.

Travel Tips: Travel from Milan to Dortmund

Travel Tips: Travel to Dortmund 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 Milan to Dortmund.

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

Can travelers from Italy enter Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. 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 to Dortmund from Milan.

The restriction level for your return to Milan, Italy from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Milan from Dortmund restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Milan, Italy?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 11/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Milan from Dortmund closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel between Milan and Dortmund 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Dortmund is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $89 (€80) compared to other travel options to Dortmund:

Taking a bus is usually $429 (€385) less than taking a flight to Dortmund, which costs on average $519 (€465) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $106 (€95) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $195 (€175) from Milan to Dortmund.

The fastest way from Milan to Dortmund is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 50 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 14 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Dortmund by train can take on average 10 h 1 min.

Dortmund is approximately 424 miles (684 km) away from Milan.

The average frequency per day from Milan to Dortmund is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Flights most often depart from Milan at Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Dortmund at Dortmund Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Milano Centrale and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Dortmund by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Milan to Dortmund for $89 (€80) on Omio.
  • Eurowings can take you to Dortmund by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Eurowings from Milan to Dortmund for $519 (€465).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Dortmund by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Milan to Dortmund tickets on Omio for $195 (€175).

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus.

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

Omio customers who travel from Milan to Dortmund often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Paris or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Dortmund and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Milan to Dortmund, 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 $89 (€80) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $519 (€465) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $195 (€175) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Milan to Dortmund 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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