The cheapest buses from Rome to Milan

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Cheapest

$35

Average

$48

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Rome to Milan will cost around $ 48 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 35.

Cheapest
04:35PMRome8h50 01:25AMMilan
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$351One-way
Cheapest
04:35PMRome8h15 12:50AMMilano, San Donato
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$351One-way
11:30AMRome8h15 07:45PMMilano, San Donato
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$421One-way
08:50AMRome9h25 06:15PMMilan
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$471One-way
08:50AMRome8h40 05:30PMMilano, San Donato
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$471One-way

Timetable Rome to Milan

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08:50AMRome9h25 06:15PMMilan
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08:50AMRome8h40 05:30PMMilano, San Donato
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11:30AMRome8h15 07:45PMMilano, San Donato
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04:35PMRome8h50 01:25AMMilan
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04:35PMRome8h15 12:50AMMilano, San Donato
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10:55PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina7h25 06:20AMMilano, San Donato
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10:55PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina8h00 06:55AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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11:45PMRome7h15 07:00AMMilano, San Donato
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Sat
Sep 18
$55Regionale
$35Itabus
$133Alitalia Cityliner
Sun
Sep 19
$55Regionale
$42Itabus
$133Alitalia
Mon
Sep 20
$55Regionale
$28Itabus
$133Alitalia
Tue
Sep 21
$50Intercity
$28Itabus
$114Alitalia
Wed
Sep 22
$41Intercity Notte
$25Itabus
$133Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
Sep 23
$50Intercity
$25Itabus
$96Alitalia
Fri
Sep 24
$55Regionale
$28Itabus
$96Alitalia
Sat
Sep 25
$41Intercity Notte
$16Itabus
$96Alitalia
Sun
Sep 26
$55Regionale
$28Itabus
$133Alitalia
Mon
Sep 27
$50Intercity
$28Itabus
$80Alitalia
Tue
Sep 28
$39Intercity
$25Itabus
$80Alitalia
Wed
Sep 29
$37Intercity Notte
$16Itabus
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Thu
Sep 30
$37Intercity
$16Itabus
$80Alitalia
Fri
Oct 1
$41Intercity Notte
$16Itabus
$80Alitalia
Sat
Oct 2
$28Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$80Alitalia
Sun
Oct 3
$50Intercity
$16Itabus
$80Alitalia
Mon
Oct 4
$45Intercity
$16Itabus
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Tue
Oct 5
$20Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$80Alitalia
Wed
Oct 6
$20Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$80Alitalia
Thu
Oct 7
$15Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$80Alitalia

The fastest buses from Rome to Milan

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Fastest Journey

7 h 15 m

Average

8 h 15 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

477 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Rome for Milan every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 477 km distance in an average of 8 h 15 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h 15 m .

The slowest buses will take 9 h 25 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

2nd Fastest
11:45PMRome7h15 07:00AMMilano, San Donato
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$471One-way
10:55PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina7h25 06:20AMMilano, San Donato
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$651One-way
10:55PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina8h00 06:55AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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$651One-way
04:35PMRome8h15 12:50AMMilano, San Donato
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$351One-way
11:30AMRome8h15 07:45PMMilano, San Donato
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$421One-way

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Bus Information between Rome and Milan

distanceDistance296 miles (477 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$35 (€28)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Bus Center, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Rome to Milan cover the 296 miles (477 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Bus Center, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $25 (€20), but the average price of bus tickets is $35 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets from Rome to Milan due to the coronavirus:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Buses from Rome to Milan

    The buses from Rome to Milan typically run the 356-mile (573-km) journey in about as little as 7h 30m to as long as just over 9h. There are several bus options available each week, with at least two buses departing daily. Due to the length of the route and, subsequently, the duration of the journey, many of the bus ride options operate as overnight services.

     

    How long is the journey by bus from Rome to Milan?

    Between the two bus companies that operate buses from Rome to Milan, passengers are provided with a handful of options. The quickest available routes run about 7h and 25m, which includes one 20m transfer in Bologna; these quicker services often take place overnight. Longer options, many of which are non-stop, may run anywhere between as short as about 7h and 45m up to about 9h and 10m.

     

    How many buses are there from Rome to Milan?

    Passengers can rely on there being multiple buses departing from Rome each day with Milan as the destination in the warmer months there can be up to almost 40 routes services each week, with the number of options reduced to around 14 per week during the winter. That said, there are at least two options each day. During peak vacationing seasons, the first bus of the day will depart just before 9:30 a.m. and the last option will depart between 10:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. In off-season months, just evening services are provided, which options leaving just before 11:00 p.m.

         

    What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Rome to Milan?

    Departure bus station: The departure station from which buses from Rome to Milan leave is Autostazione Tiburtina. The station is about 2 miles (3.3 km) from the city center. If you have minimal luggage, it’s walkable in about 40m. A public transportation option is the MEB city bus provided by ATAC —buses run about every 30m and the ride takes under 10m. Taxis and ride shares are also available. At the bus station there is a bar, pizzeria, ticket desk and restrooms available to passengers.

    Arrival bus station: Passengers arriving in Rome will complete the journey at Autostazione Lampugnano or San Donato M3. Lampugnano is roughly 4 miles (6.5 km) from the city center, which can be reached via taxi, ride share or the Z301 bus provided by NET Srl. To get to the city center from San Donato M3—4.5 miles (7.2 km) due-south—taxis and ride shares are available, as well as the Milan Metro line 3. Both stations have restrooms, ticket desks and access to public transportation.

        

    Which bus companies travel from Rome to Milan?

    Both the MarinoBus and FlixBus companies operate buses from Rome to Milan. While MarinoBus offers the most consistent service year-round, FlixBus offers the most options during peak travel months. Both companies provide passengers with multiple route options throughout the week, including direct services and services that may include a single transfer. There is a less than 2h difference between the shortest and the longest route, with the shortest option being provided by MarinoBus; however, FlixBus provides daytime travel options, whereas MarinoBus routes run only overnight.

     

    MarinoBus Rome to Milan

    Typically, MarinoBus provides about two routes a day, for a total of around roughly eight to 14 possible trip options each week. Daily, the routes depart from Rome simultaneously just before 11:00 p.m.; however, passengers should take note of the arrival station identified on their tickets, since each bus terminates at a different station. Some of these routes are direct and some include a single, roughly 20m transfer in Bologna. The service that terminates in Milan at San Donato M3 typically takes just over 8h, whereas the service ending at Milan’s Autostazione Lampugnano will take around 7h 25m. MarinoBus consistently offers service throughout the year, even providing options for passengers throughout the winter months; however, during peak travel months when routes are available through other providers, MarinoBus reduces it services, offering options only a few days a week. The cost for a ticket on one of these coach buses is fixed, unless the ticket is booked within 24h of the departure time, in which case it is slightly more expensive. To note: When researching bus ticket purchases, passengers will find that the schedules and tickets for MarinoBus are unavailable until a few weeks prior to departure.

     

    FlixBus Rome to Milan

    Beginning in the spring, FlixBus provides passengers with between three and eight options daily for buses from Rome to Milan—almost all of which operate directly, with about one a day requiring a transfer in Florence. All buses depart Rome from Autostazione Tiburtina, with most terminating at Milan’s Autostazione Lampugnano. One-to-two routes will terminate at San Donato M3 in Milan, depending upon the day of the week. The earliest departure time is just after 9:00 a.m. on days with the maximum number of available routes, and just after 10:00 a.m. on days with fewer routes. Final departures are usually around 10:45 p.m. The quickest coach bus service operated by FlixBus completes the route directly in about 7h and 45m. Some of FlixBus’s longer routes can take up to about 9h and 10m. Prices for tickets on the bus vary depending upon the time of day of the departure—with mid-day and peak evening departures costing a bit extra.

     

    Rome to Milan Bus: Services on board

    Passengers who have opted for one of the MarinoBus buses from Rome to Milan benefit from free onboard wi-fi. Additionally, MarinoBus has a liberal luggage policy that allows two checked bags—each weighing less than 26lbs (12kg)—and one small carry-on. For a small fee, a bicycle may be supplemented for a checked bag; bicycles must be disassembled and placed in a container for transport. MarinoBus also allows transportation of pets weighing less than 22lbs (10kg). Pets should be in an enclosure and a reduced-price ticket should be purchased, thereby allowing two seats to be occupied. FlixBus also has free wi-fi, but a different luggage policy; just one checked bag, weighing less than 50lbs (23kg) and one carry-on, weighing no more than 25lbs (11kg) are allowed. Bicycles can be brough along, too. A reservation needs to be made and a fee paid. Pets are not allowed on FlixBus. That said, guide dogs are allowed on both FlixBus and MarinoBus for free and without weight restrictions. Both companies make additional accommodations for passengers with limited mobility: MarinoBus offers free travel for a support person, and both companies provide storage for wheelchairs. Some buses have accommodations for  two wheelchair-bound passengers and it’s recommended that these seats are booked well in advance of the trip.

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap bus tickets to Milan from Rome cost?
    Bus tickets to Milan from Rome for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $25 (€20)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much does it cost to take a bus between Rome and Milan?
    The Rome to Milan bus ticket price is on average $35 (€28)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
    How far is it from Rome to Milan by bus?
    The Rome to Milan bus distance is approximately 296 miles (477 km).
    How long is a bus to Milan from Rome on average?
    On average the Rome to Milan bus time is 7 h 15 min  covering the 296 miles (477 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    When traveling by bus from Rome to Milan, which bus station in Rome do I depart from and which bus station in Milan do I arrive in?

    When taking the bus between Rome and Milan, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Rome, Tiburtina Station, Rome, Termini (G) and Rome, Roma Ostiense. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Milan, Stazione Centrale, Milan, MILANO - P. Zza Laghi usc. Autostrada new svinc and Milan, Largo Tazio Nuvolari (Romolo).

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Roma Termini   and arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.

    Where is the departure bus station in Rome located? Where is the arrival bus station in Milan located?

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Roma Termini, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Rome. The most popular arrival bus station in Milan, called Milan, Stazione Centrale, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city center.

    What bus providers offer a service to Milan from Rome?
    If you're looking for buses from Rome to Milan, you can rely on Flixbus, Bus Center, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar, Baltour, Infobus or Eurolines Switzerland to get you to Milan. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Rome to Milan journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    When is the earliest bus from Rome to Milan? When is the last bus from Rome to Milan?
    The earliest bus departing from Rome to Milan leaves at 6: 50 AM. The last bus departing from Rome to Milan leaves at 9: 45 PM. You can find the latest Rome to Milan bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I buy bus tickets to Milan from Rome for the best deals?
    If you purchase the Rome to Milan bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $35 (€28). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Rome to Milan. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Milan
    Milano - Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1<br>Bus lines 68