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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 28 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

00:30Rotterdam, Conradstraat21h10 21:40Milan
1 changes
£991One-way
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00:30Rotterdam, Conradstraat21h10 21:40Milan
1 changes
£991One-way

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Wed
27 Oct
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£99BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
29 Oct
£123Deutsche Bahn
£88Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£88Deutsche Bahn
£57Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
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£57Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£70Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
2 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn
£52Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn
£47Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn
£55Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn
£49Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn
£64Flixbus
Tue
9 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn
£41Flixbus

Travel Information between Rotterdam and Milan

distanceDistance494 miles (796 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£40 - £142
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £40 • 16 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £40 • 16 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 494 miles (796 km) from Rotterdam to Milan. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 16 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £40. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Rotterdam to Milan.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Milan, Italy?

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 travelling 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 travellers 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 27/10/2021; 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 from Rotterdam to Milan.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back 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 27/10/2021. 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 you get from Rotterdam to Milan?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Rotterdam to Milan. You can take a coach or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Milan. Tickets for a coach cost on average £40.

This is compared to other travel options to Milan:

A coach is about £102 less than a train, which costs on average £142 for this journey.

What is the fastest way from Rotterdam to Milan?

The quickest way to travel to Milan from Rotterdam is by coach, 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, going by train can take 16 h 36 min   on average.

How far is Milan from Rotterdam?

Milan is approximately 494 miles (796 km) away from Rotterdam.

How many services a day are there between Rotterdam and Milan?

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Milan is:

  • 2 trains a day.

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

When going from Rotterdam to Milan, where do I depart from Rotterdam and where do I arrive in Milan?

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and tend to arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Trains mostly leave from Rotterdam Centraal and tend to arrive in Milano Centrale.
Which travel companies can take me from Rotterdam to Milan?

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

  • You can go to Milan from Rotterdam by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £40 with Flixbus from Rotterdam to Milan on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Rotterdam to Milan with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Rotterdam to Milan tickets for £142 on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Rotterdam to Milan?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Milan with with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can find 2 direct trains per day to Milan with.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Rotterdam and Milan ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Rotterdam to Milan often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Naples. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rotterdam and Milan itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Milan and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Rotterdam to Milan tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £40 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £142 one way on average.

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.