The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bologna to Milan is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 42 m
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Of the 120 trains that leave Bologna for Milan every day 107 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||124 miles (200 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 32 min|
|Average train ticket price||$20 (€18)|
|Train frequency||68 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 68 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Intercity, Italo, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Regionale, Frecciabianca, Regionale Veloce or Frecciarossa|
Trains from Bologna to Milan cover the 124 miles (200 km) long route taking on average 2 h 32 min with our travel partners like Intercity, Italo, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Regionale, Frecciabianca, Regionale Veloce or Frecciarossa. Normally, there are 68 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $20 (€18), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Milano Centrale.
Buy your official Italo, Trenitalia and Frecciarossa train tickets between Bologna and Milan from $20 (€18) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.
Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railroad company but also the country's largest train operator with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.
Find the perfect train to cover the 124 miles (200 km) long journey between Bologna and Milan with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different fares like the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals! Check out the current Trenitalia schedule and book a cheap train between Bologna and Milan in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Bologna to Milan trip, such as departure and arrival times, train stations, number of stops, journey times and more.
Italo is a brand of high-speed trains from the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV) offering regular services to popular cities around Italy, such as Rome, Naples, Florence and Milan. Among its fleet of trains are the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). You can choose from the following Italo ticket types when purchasing tickets to Milan from Bologna: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex. Italo offers four different class options: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Standard services in all Italo trains include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of films, music and games). While some amenities may differ based on the class option booked, each train car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort.
Italo from Bologna to Milan train information:
Looking for a smooth and easy way to travel to Milan from Bologna? Book your Trenitalia Frecciarossa train from Bologna to Milan with Omio today! Trenitalia is Italy’s national train company that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country, including the Bologna to Milan trip. Omio shows you current Frecciarossa schedules and tickets to cover the 124 miles (200 km) distance. You can choose from fares like Super Economy, Economy, and Base for the best deals on this trip. Trenitalia discount cards can also be applied when purchasing your Frecciarossa ticket on Omio.
All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers. Frecciarossa covers long distances and connects major cities in Italy in just a few hours thanks to its high speed. These trains are renowned for their comfort, speed and reduced environmental impact and can reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Frecciarossa offers all travelers ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience, and you can book Frecciarossa tickets with us in a few steps!
Frecciarossa from Bologna to Milan train information:
Commuting between the cities of Bologna and Milan is fast, affordable, and straightforward via train.
Nearly 108 trains leave Bologna every day, aiming to get to a destination in Milan. Trains start making exits in the early morning and the last departure finish around 10 p.m. After riding on rails for around 1h, the train gets to Milan. The weekends have a slightly different travel schedule, but trains run frequently as well.
The amount of time taken by trains to travel from Bologna to Milan may differ due to various factors. The time might vary from around 1 hour to almost 3 hours.
Abbaye d'Abbeville. Source: Shutterstock="Train from Bologna to Milan.">
Departure Station: Passengers traveling from Bologna to Milan embark on their ride on Bologna Centrale Railway Station, which is just 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city center. If you are not carrying luggage, you can walk to the station as you enjoy the beauty of Bologna city. It will take approximately 10 min to walk to the station.
Abbaye d'Abbeville. Source: Shutterstockernatively, you can board a taxi or use public buses which will drop you off directly in front of the station. You will spend around 10 min traveling from the city center to the station using a bus or a taxi. At Bologna Centrale, there are various amenities such as restrooms, ticket counters, eateries, and shops. There are also restaurants, supermarkets, pharmacies, and a parking lot within walking distance from Bologna Centrale Railway station.
Arrival train station: Most of the trains from Bologna to Milan will terminate at Milan Centrale, but occasionally you’ll find trains arriving at Milan Porta Garibaldi or Milan Rogoredo. Milan Centrale is located just a little over 1km from the city center, so you can easily reach the center by foot within a few minutes. You can also take the M2 or M3 metro lines or trams 5, 9, or 10. Here you’ll find many shops, restaurants and bars, ticket offices, luggage storage, and more. The other arrival stations don’t boast many amenities. Porta Garibaldi is connected to the city center via metro M2 and Rogoredo is connected via metro M3.
If you are traveling from Bologna to Milan by train, you’ll most likely use Regionale Veloce Regionale or Intercity trains operated by Trenitalia. The three are regional trains that offer similar services. They have two sets of luggage storage: one at the end of the carriage for storing heavier bags and an overhead rack for safekeeping of lighter luggage. Also, the "V" shaped compartments between seats facing the opposite direction can hold a small suitcase. The trains have first and second_class seats, which have different comfort levels. You can browse through Omio to check different amenities and comfort each class offer before buying a train ticket.
If you are interested in making the nighttime train to Milan, you can either board a direct train or connecting train. If you prefer the direct train, the train leaves Bologna train station at 7:54 p.m. The Intercity and Frecciabianca both make night trips to Milan from Bologna. Train services also have several trains that depart the Bologna Centrale terminal past 7:54 p.m.
Trenitalia is a well_established train service_provider company that operates the Intercity connector and Frecciabianca. The trains offer passenger services on weekdays, weekends, and during holidays. About 55 direct trains serve Bologna’s route to Milan on weekdays.
Taking a train is the greenest and cleanest way of traveling from Bologna to Milan. They are fuel_efficient and have a notably lower energy consumption rate facilitating energy conservation and environmental conservation. Trains have larger capacities, and Intercity trains can transport up to 480 people in one trip. Resultantly, these trains burn less fuel per passenger per trip compared to buses and airplanes.
You have an option of traveling first or second class on your journey from Bologna to Milan. First_class tickets generally cost more than second_class. Once inside, the variances are not as stark as the first and second_class couches, so it is not obvious that first class seating is worth the extra cost. Dogs, cats, and other smaller pets (less than22 lbs. (10 kg) are allowed on board at no additional process. Larger dogs weighing more than 10 can also travel on these trains, but pet owners should notify customer service in advance for proper accommodation arrangements. Most trains from Bologna to Milan allow passengers to carry two large luggage suitcases and one more bag as well as folding bikes at no additional costs.
You can find a cheap train ride from Bologna to Milan by booking before your intended travel date. You can also opt to travel during off_peak hours or over the weekends when the demand for tickets is not very high. In addition, you can also find cheaper tickets by making use of trains that make stops at selected stations on use trains that make changes at stations on the way.
Abbaye d'Abbeville. Source: Shutterstock="Panoramic view of the city of Turin during sunset.">
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There are a few train stations in Bologna to start your trip from including Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna Mazzini. In Milan you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Milano Centrale.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Bologna Centrale and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Milan most often arrive at Milano Centrale and need to travel around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from this train station to the city center.
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