How to travel from Milan to Hamburg

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from Milan to Hamburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Milan to Hamburg on Nov 27 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:25PMMilan Malpensa Airport1h50 10:15PMHamburg Airport
0 transfers
11:20AMMilan Centrale11h26 10:46PMHamburg Hbf
1 transfer
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02:55PMMilan Linate Airport3h10 06:05PMHamburg Airport
1 transfer
02:35PMMilan Malpensa Airport3h30 06:05PMHamburg Airport
1 transfer
06:40AMMilan Linate Airport3h25 10:05AMHamburg Airport
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Milan to Hamburg

distanceDistance560 miles (903 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$77 - $437
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $77 (€70) • 15 h 32 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $437 (€397) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, ITA or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 560 miles (903 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Hamburg from Milan. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $77 (€70). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, ITA or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Milan to Hamburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Milan to Hamburg

Travel Tips: Travel to Hamburg 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 Hamburg.

Travel from Milan, Italy to Hamburg, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Hamburg from Milan restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Hamburg, Germany from Milan?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Milan and Hamburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Milan, Italy from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Milan, Italy was last verified on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Milan from Hamburg.

There are 4 ways to travel to Hamburg from Milan including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Hamburg from Milan is by taking a bus, which costs on average $77 (€70).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Hamburg:

A bus is $360 (€327) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Milan to Hamburg costing on average $437 (€397).

A bus is $38 (€35) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Milan to Hamburg costing on average $115 (€105).

The fastest way from Milan to Hamburg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 45 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 15 h 32 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 11 h 26 min.

The Milan to Hamburg distance is around 560 miles (903 km).

The average frequency per day from Milan to Hamburg is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Milan and Hamburg 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 Hamburg:

  • Buses most often depart from Milan at Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Hamburg at Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
  • Flights from Milan to Hamburg most often leave from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Hamburg Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Milano Centrale and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Hamburg by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Milan to Hamburg for $77 (€70).
  • Travel with ITA to go to Hamburg by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ITA Milan to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $437 (€397).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Hamburg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Milan to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $115 (€105).

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Ryanair, ITA or Eurowings.

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

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

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $77 (€70) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket costs $437 (€397) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $115 (€105) one way.

But we recommend booking Milan to Hamburg 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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