Travel options
from Rotterdam to Milan

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rotterdam to Milan on Oct 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:30AMRotterdam, Conradstraat21h10 09:40PMMilan
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$1381One-way
Cheapest
12:30AMRotterdam, Conradstraat21h10 09:40PMMilan
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$1381One-way
Other options
10:15AMRotterdam, Conradstraat21h45 08:00AMMilan
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$1961One-way

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Sat
Oct 23
$99Deutsche Bahn
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Sun
Oct 24
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$118Flixbus
Mon
Oct 25
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$65Flixbus
Tue
Oct 26
$74Deutsche Bahn
$57Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
$74Deutsche Bahn
$63Flixbus
Thu
Oct 28
$99Deutsche Bahn
$99Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$173Deutsche Bahn
$123Flixbus

Travel Information from Rotterdam to Milan

distanceDistance494 miles (796 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$55 - $196
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $55 (€45) • 16 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $55 (€45) • 16 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 494 miles (796 km) from Rotterdam to Milan. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 16 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $55 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Rotterdam to Milan.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Milan, Italy from Rotterdam, Netherlands?

International travel from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Milan, Italy is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • 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 10/22/21; 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 between Rotterdam and Milan.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Milan, Italy?

The restriction level for your return to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Italy is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Rotterdam from Milan restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands 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 Netherlands was last checked on 10/20/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rotterdam from Milan closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Rotterdam to Milan?

There are 2 ways to travel to Milan from Rotterdam including taking a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Rotterdam and Milan is by taking a bus with an average price of $55 (€45).

This is compared to other travel options to Milan:

Taking a bus is usually $141 (€115) less than taking a train to Milan, which costs on average $196 (€160) for the same trip.

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

The quickest way to travel to Milan from Rotterdam is by bus, which takes on average 16 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 16 h 36 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Rotterdam to Milan?

The distance is approximately 494 miles (796 km) from Rotterdam to Milan.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Rotterdam to Milan?

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Milan is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Rotterdam and Milan as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Milan from Rotterdam, what are the departure and arrival points in Rotterdam and Milan?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and tend to arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Trains mostly depart from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Milano Centrale.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Rotterdam to Milan?

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

  • You can travel from Rotterdam to Milan by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $55 (€45) with Flixbus from Rotterdam to Milan.
  • You can take a train from Rotterdam to Milan with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $196 (€160) with Deutsche Bahn from Rotterdam to Milan.
Is there a way to travel directly from Rotterdam to Milan?

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

  • You'll find 2 direct trains per day 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 Rotterdam.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Rotterdam to Milan?
Many of our customers traveling from Rotterdam 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!
How far in advance should I book my Rotterdam to Milan one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $55 (€45) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $196 (€160) one way.

But we recommend booking Rotterdam 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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