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You can get from Florence to Milan by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Florence to Milan on Jun 15 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:25AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella1h55 10:20AMMilan Centrale
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$611One-way
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05:38PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella5h10 10:48PMMilan Centrale
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$331One-way
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06:25PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella1h55 08:20PMMilan Centrale
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$611One-way
07:25PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella1h55 09:20PMMilan Centrale
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$611One-way
09:25AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella1h55 11:20AMMilan Centrale
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Mon
Jun 14
$33Regionale
$29Flixbus
Tue
Jun 15
$33Regionale
$29Flixbus
Wed
Jun 16
$33Regionale
$24Flixbus
Thu
Jun 17
$33Regionale
$33Flixbus
Fri
Jun 18
$33Regionale
$29Flixbus
Sat
Jun 19
$33Regionale
$24Flixbus
Sun
Jun 20
$29Intercity Notte
$29Flixbus
Mon
Jun 21
$29Intercity Notte
$24Flixbus
Tue
Jun 22
$28Intercity
$29Flixbus
Wed
Jun 23
$26Intercity Notte
$29Flixbus
Thu
Jun 24
$28Intercity
$13Flixbus
Fri
Jun 25
$26Intercity Notte
$29Flixbus
Sat
Jun 26
$26Intercity Notte
$13Flixbus
Sun
Jun 27
$29Intercity Notte
$24Flixbus
Mon
Jun 28
$33Regionale
$45Marino Autolinee
Tue
Jun 29
$26Intercity
$29Flixbus
Wed
Jun 30
$26Intercity
$12Flixbus
Thu
Jul 1
$26Intercity Notte
$13Flixbus
Fri
Jul 2
$26Intercity Notte
$13Flixbus
Sat
Jul 3
$26Intercity
$13Flixbus
Sun
Jul 4
$26Intercity Notte
$45Marino Autolinee
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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

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€13

3:00 h

2 Months Ahead

trains

€29

1:40 h

2 Weeks Ahead



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 get from Florence to Milan?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Florence to Milan. You can take a bus or train.

What is the distance between Florence and Milan?

Milan is approximately 154 miles (249 km) away from Florence.

When traveling between Florence and Milan, where do I depart from Florence and where do I arrive in Milan?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Most travelers take a train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Milano Centrale.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Florence to Milan?

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:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Milan. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Florence to Milan tickets on Omio for $25 (€19).
  • Travel with Intercity for trains to Milan. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Intercity Florence to Milan tickets on Omio for $28 (€22).
Is it possible to travel directly between Florence and Milan?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can travel directly by train with Italo, Frecciarossa, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

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 to Milan from Florence.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip 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 buy Florence to Milan tickets online to score the best deals?

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:

  • A bus ticket costs $25 (€19) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $28 (€22) one way.

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.

What is the cheapest way from Florence to Milan?

The cheapest way to travel to Milan from Florence is by taking a bus with an average price of $25 (€19).

This is compared to other travel options to Milan:

A bus is generally $4 (€3) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $28 (€22) from Florence to Milan.

What is the fastest way from Florence to Milan?

The quickest way to travel to Milan from Florence is by bus, which takes on average 3 h 50 min  compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 54 min  of travel time.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Florence
Milan
Firenze (Autostazione Sita - Via S. Caterina Da Siena)
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Firenze - Montelungo
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Firenze S.M.N.
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