You can get from Florence to Milan by train, bus or flight.
To get from Florence to Milan on Dec 08 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||154 miles (249 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$2 - $44|
|Fastest mode||Train • $11 (€10) • 1 h 43 min|
|Popular travel companies||Itabus or Intercity|
Travel 154 miles (249 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Florence and Milan. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Itabus or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train 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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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.
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.
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.
There are 4 ways that you can travel to Milan from Florence. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Milan from Florence is by taking a flight, which costs on average $2 (€2).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Milan:
Taking a flight is about $42 (€38) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $44 (€40) for this journey.
A flight is generally $9 (€8) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $11 (€10) from Florence to Milan.
The quickest way to travel to Milan from Florence is by train, which takes on average 1 h 43 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 50 min of travel time.
In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min on average.
Milan is approximately 154 miles (249 km) away from Florence.
The average frequency per day from Florence to Milan is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Florence and Milan as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Florence to Milan:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Florence to Milan with the following travel companies:
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 between Florence and Milan.
Before traveling from Florence to Milan, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Florence to Milan tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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