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Travel Information from Milan to Essen

distanceDistance425 miles (685 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £75
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £16 • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £16 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Malta Air or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 425 miles (685 km) by coach, flight or train from Milan to Essen. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Malta Air or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Milan to Essen.

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

International travel from Milan, Italy to Essen, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Italy?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Essen if travelling from Milan?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What measures do I need to follow in Essen, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany 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 03/12/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Essen from Milan.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Milan, Italy from Essen, Germany?

Return travel to Milan, Italy from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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 are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travellers 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: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Milan, Italy was last verified on 03/12/2021. 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 Essen.

How do you get from Milan to Essen?

There are 3 ways to get from Milan to Essen: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Milan to Essen?

The cheapest way from Milan to Essen is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £16 compared to other travel options to Essen:

A flight is about £14 less than a coach, which costs on average £29 for this journey.

A flight is about £60 less than a train, which costs on average £75 for this journey.

What is the quickest way from Milan to Essen?

The fastest way from Milan to Essen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options from Milan to Essen can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 17 h 24 min.

In comparison, getting to Essen by train can take on average 9 h 21 min.

How far is Essen from Milan?

The distance between Milan and Essen is around 425 miles (685 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Milan to Essen is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Milan and Essen as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Milan and in Essen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Milan to Essen:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
  • Most travellers board their train from Milano Centrale and arrive in Essen Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Milan to Essen?

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

  • You can travel to Essen from Milan by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £29 with Flixbus from Milan to Essen.
  • You can go to Essen from Milan by plane with Malta Air. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £16 with Malta Air from Milan to Essen on Omio.
  • You can go to Essen from Milan by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for £75 with Deutsche Bahn from Milan to Essen on Omio.
Can I find a direct route from Milan to Essen?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Essen with with around direct coaches every day.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Essen with Eurowings with around direct flights every day.
  • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to Essen with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Essen tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

Where should I go next after I travel between Milan and Essen?
Omio customers who travel from Milan to Essen often also extend their holiday to go to Berlin, Hamburg or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Essen and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase tickets between Milan and Essen online for the best deals?

When planning your trip between Milan and Essen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £29 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £16 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £75 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Milan to Essen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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