How to travel from Bologna to Milan

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Travel Information from Bologna to Milan

distanceDistance124 miles (200 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$2 - $18
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $2 (€2) • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $18 (€16) • 1 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus or Regionale

Take a train or bus to travel 124 miles (200 km) from Bologna to Milan. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Itabus or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bologna to Milan.

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from Bologna to Milan

How to get from Bologna to Milan by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Bologna to Milan is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:05PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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04:45PMMilano, San Donato
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Bologna Centrale
12:08PMMilan Rogoredo
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Bologna Centrale
12:45PMMilan Centrale
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Bologna Centrale
02:45PMMilan Centrale
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Bologna Centrale
10:45AMMilan Centrale
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11:10AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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01:50PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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How to get from Bologna to Milan

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Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Bologna to Milan, 93,33% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Bologna to Milan and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Intercity, Frecciarossa and Italo will get you between Bologna and Milan at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Looking for a smooth and easy way to travel between Bologna and Milan? Book your Trenitalia Frecciarossa travel between Bologna and Milan with Omio today! Trenitalia is Italy’s national travel 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 route. 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 travel 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!

    Trenitalia is the national railway of Italy, providing a comprehensive network of trains across the country including trains from Bologna to Milan. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, and Frecciabianca, as well as regional and intercity services. Frecciarossa trains are the fastest, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, while Frecciargento and Frecciabianca offer a more leisurely journey. Passengers can choose from a range of ticket types, including Economy, Standard, and Business Class. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and a range of food and beverage options. Popular routes include Milan to Rome, Venice to Florence, and Naples to Bari.

      FAQs: Travel from Bologna to Milan

      FAQs: Travel to Milan easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bologna to Milan.

      You can get from Bologna to Milan 2 different ways: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel to Milan from Bologna is a bus with an average price of $2 (€2).

      This is compared to other travel options from Bologna to Milan:

      A bus is $16 (€14) less than a train with an average ticket price of $18 (€16) from Bologna to Milan.

      The fastest way from Bologna to Milan is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 4 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Milan that take longer:

      Bus takes 2 h 15 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 124 miles (200 km) from Bologna to Milan.

      The average frequency per day from Bologna to Milan is:

      • 2 buses per day.
      • 25 trains per day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bologna to Milan:

      • Most travelers take a bus from Bologna, Stazione Centrale to Milano, Milan Linate Airport.
      • Most travelers board their train from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Milan Centrale.

      The following travel companies offer services from Bologna to Milan:

      • Travel with Itabus, Marino Autolinee, FlixBus, El Pilar, BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar, Busitalia, Infobus or Lineeitalia to go to Milan by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Bologna to Milan tickets on Omio for $2 (€2).
      • Regionale, Italo, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Trenitalia or Frecciabianca can get you to Milan by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Intercity from Bologna to Milan for $18 (€16) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Bologna to Milan with the following travel companies:

      • Direct train available with Regionale, Italo, Frecciarossa or Intercity 25 direct trains per day.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Milan as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Bologna to Milan.

      Your trip from Bologna to Milan doesn't have to end in Milan. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Rome, Venice, Florence or Como. If you’d like to add Paris, Rome, Venice, Florence or Como to your Bologna to Milan tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Milan today!
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