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Jan 23
$31Regionale
$16Itabus
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Jan 24
$26Intercity
$6Itabus
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Jan 25
$24Intercity
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Jan 26
$24Intercity
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Jan 27
$18Intercity
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Jan 28
$26Intercity
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Jan 29
$18Intercity
$10Itabus
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Jan 30
$24Intercity Notte
$6Itabus
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Jan 31
$24Intercity
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$18Intercity
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Feb 2
$18Intercity
$6Itabus
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Feb 3
$16Intercity
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Feb 4
$18Intercity
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Feb 5
$16Intercity
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$18Intercity
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$24Intercity
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$16Intercity
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$13Intercity Notte
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$16Intercity
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$18Intercity
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Travel Information from Florence to Milan

distanceDistance154 miles (249 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $12
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 3 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 3 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus or Intercity

Travel 154 miles (249 km) by bus or train between Florence and Milan. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Itabus or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Florence to Milan.

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How to Travel from Florence to Milan

Anyone wishing to travel in Italy from Florence to Milan will discover that trains are the fastest method of transport to travel between the two cities. Direct trains run regularly throughout the day from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station in the center of Florence to Milan Rogoredo Station, taking about 1.5 hours in journey time. Another option is to travel by bus using one of the companies that travel between the two cities, as the bus journey only takes about 3 to 3.5 hours in duration.

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Florence to Milan Travel Comparison

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Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€13

3:00 h

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€29

1:40 h

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What is the best way to travel from Florence to Milan?

Cheapest way to travel from Florence to Milan


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Florence to Milan. Buses traveling from Florence to Milan depart from either Florence's Autostazione Busitalia-Sita Nord or Piazzale Montelungo bus station and take at least 3:15 h to arrive at either Milan's Autostazione Lampugnano or Rogoredo bus station. Over 20 buses travel from Florence to Milan every day, with the first departing Florence at 2:10 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Milan to Florence include Flixbus, Baltour, and BusCenter. Ridesharing services like BlaBlaCar also frequently travel from Florence to Milan.


Fastest way to travel from Florence to Milan


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Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Florence to Milan. Trains traveling from Florence to Milan depart from either either Florence's Santa Maria Novella, Rifredi, or Campo di Marte train station and take approximately 1:40 h to arrive at Milan's Centrale or Porta Garibaldi train station. Approximately 50 trains travel from Florence to Milan every day, with the first departing Florence at 6:53 a.m. There is also a much slower night train that travels from Florence to Milan, departing Florence at 1:47 a.m. and arriving at Milan at 7:12 a.m. Both Trenitalia and Italo travel frequently from Florence to Milan.


Most popular way to travel from Florence to Milan


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Florence to Milan. Taking a train is at least 1:20 h faster than traveling from Florence to Milan by bus while only costing €16 more on average. High-speed trains traveling from Florence to Milan tend to be more expensive making taking the bus an attractive option for travelers looking to save money while traveling. Florence and Milan are located too close together to make flying an efficient way to travel.


How to get from Florence to Milan

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Florence to Milan, 97,34% 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 Florence 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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FAQs

How do I travel from Florence to Milan?

There are 2 ways to get from Florence to Milan: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Milan from Florence is by taking a bus, which costs on average $6 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Milan:

A bus is generally $6 (€5) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $12 (€10) from Florence to Milan.

What is the quickest way from Florence to Milan?

The fastest way to get to Milan from Florence is by bus with an average travel time of 3 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Milan can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Milan by train can take on average 3 h 36 min.

How far is Milan from Florence?

The Florence to Milan distance is around 154 miles (249 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Florence to Milan?

The average frequency per day from Florence to Milan is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Florence to Milan?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Florence to Milan:

  • Buses mostly depart from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Trains mostly leave from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and tend to arrive in Milano Centrale.

Which travel operators can get me to Milan from Florence?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Florence to Milan, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Itabus can get you to Milan by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Itabus from Florence to Milan for $6 (€5) on Omio.
  • Intercity can take you to Milan by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Intercity from Florence to Milan for $12 (€10).

Is there a direct service from Florence to Milan?

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

  • You'll find 16 direct trains per day with Italo.

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 Florence to Milan.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Florence to Milan?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Florence to Milan often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Naples. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Florence and Milan itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Milan and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book Florence to Milan tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Florence to Milan, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $6 (€5) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $12 (€10) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Florence to Milan online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.