Florence to Milan bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Florence to Milan

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

3 h 40 m

Average

4 h 21 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

249 km

Cheap bus tickets from Florence to Milan start from $10 with an average ticket price of $17.

The fastest bus from Florence to Milan takes 3h 40m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 21m and covers a distance of 249 km.

9 buses leave Florence for Milan every day with 9 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Itabus
02:20PM4h45
Scandicci, Villa Costanza (Florence)
07:05PMMilano, San Donato
$101One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Itabus
07:50PM3h55
Scandicci, Villa Costanza (Florence)
11:45PMMilano, San Donato
$101One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Itabus
12:25PM4h20
Scandicci, Villa Costanza (Florence)
04:45PMMilano, San Donato
$171One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
04:40PM3h10
Florence
07:50PMMilan
$231One-way
0 transfers
Itabus
02:20AM4h40
Scandicci, Villa Costanza (Florence)
07:00AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
$231One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Florence to Milan

distanceDistance154 miles (249 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$27 (€23)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersItabus, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, El Pilar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Marino Autolinee, Infobus or Trenitalia

Buses from Florence to Milan cover the 154 miles (249 km) long route taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like Itabus, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, El Pilar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Marino Autolinee, Infobus or Trenitalia. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $5 (€4), but the average price of bus tickets is $27 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Florence, Guidoni Tram T2 and arrive in Milano, Milan Linate Airport.

Bus companies: Itabus, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar from Florence to Milan

Travel to Milan from Florence from $5 (€4) with Omio’s bus partners Itabus, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Florence to Milan bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: $8
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

Buses from Florence to Milan

Buses in Italy are an affordable way to travel between cities. Numerous bus companies offer a variety of domestic and international routes. Travel between the Italian cities of Florence and Milan is incredibly easy and economical thanks to low-cost bus services that operate between the two cities. Flixbus operate direct buses from Florence to Milan, while Baltour offers indirect service between these two cities. There are regular departures operating from Piazzale Montelungo in Florence, starting at about 1:00 a.m. and running throughout the night and during the day until the early evening. The entire journey takes about 5 hours 15 minutes, with prices varying considerably according to the chosen departure time.

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Florence to Milan Bus Cost

Average prices for buses from Florence to Milan when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€15

1 Day in Advance

€15

1 Week in Advance

€13

2 Weeks in Advance

€11

1 Month in Advance

€9

3 Months in Advance

€6

Florence to Milan Buses: General Information

While taking a bus is slower than the train, it is significantly cheaper and can take approximately 3 hours to arrive in Milan.

  • autobus Most Florence to Milan buses are run by either Flixbus, Baltour, or BusCenter. BlaBlaCar rideshares are also a popular option.
  • autobus Most buses are direct, depart from Florence's Piazzale Montelungo bus station and arrive at Milan's Autostazione Lampugnano.
  • autobus Traveling from Florence to Milan by bus takes as little as 3 hours.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Florence to Milan bus ticket 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Florence to Milan buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 13% cheaper to book a Florence to Milan bus ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Florence to Milan bus tickets are 40% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.

Taking the Bus from Florence

Catching one of the regular buses from Florence to Milan is extremely convenient, with the departure point is located at Piazzale Montelungo, close to Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station in the center of the city. Piazzale Montelungo is situated on Viale Filippo Strozzi, which is just a 20-minute walk from Florence's city center. Alternatively, there are plenty of taxis available to hire within Florence that will quickly transport passengers to the bus station.

Getting into Milan by Bus

Renowned as a center for fashion and design, Milan is not only a desirable shopping destination, but also a fascinating place to discover Gothic monuments and famous works of art, like Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper. Passengers making the five hour journey on buses from Florence to Milan arrive at Autostazione Lampugnano, the main bus terminal in Milan. The bus station is located on Via Giulio Natta, which is a 20 minute drive away from the centre of Milan. There is an underground metro station at Lampugnano, which connects the bus station to central Milan in just 12 minutes. The Milan Metro system also offers direct connections to other areas around Milan, including Milano Centrale Railway Station.

FAQs: Bus from Florence to Milan

FAQs: Take the bus from Florence to Milan with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Florence to Milan.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Florence to Milan can start from as little as $5 (€4) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Florence to Milan is $27 (€23); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Florence to Milan bus time is 3 h 15 min   covering the 154 mile (249 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Florence to Milan leaves at 8: 20 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Florence to Milan leaves at 10: 40 PM.
There is 1 bus a day from Florence to Milan which require at least one change with Itabus, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, El Pilar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Marino Autolinee, Infobus or Trenitalia. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer buses.
For the trip from Florence to Milan you can take a bus with Itabus, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, El Pilar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Marino Autolinee, Infobus or Trenitalia. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to Milan from Florence on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Florence, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Florence, Guidoni Tram T2, Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and Florence, Santa Caterina D'Alessandria. When arriving in Milan, you can end your journey in bus stations like Milano, Milan Linate Airport, Orio al Serio, Milan Bergamo Airport (Bus station) and Milan, Stazione Garibaldi.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Florence, Guidoni Tram T2, which is located around 4 miles (6.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Milano, Milan Linate Airport, located 5.5 miles (8.8 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Milan from Florence is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 15 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from Florence to Milan is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Milan from Florence including taking a bus or train.

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