How to travel from London to Milan

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Travel Information from London to Milan

distanceDistance595 miles (959 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$54 - $581
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $54 (€47) • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $54 (€47) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Ryanair or TGV INOUI

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 595 miles (959 km) from London to Milan. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Ryanair or TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from London to Milan.

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from London to Milan

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

Our recommendation

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

BlaBlaCar Bus
London, Victoria Coach Station
12:00PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
1 transfer
BlaBlaCar Bus
London, Victoria Coach Station
12:00PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
1 transfer
British Airways
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
11:40PMMilan Malpensa Airport (MXP)
0 transfers
Other options
London, Victoria Coach Station
01:20PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
1 transfer
London, Victoria Coach Station
09:15PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
1 transfer
London, Victoria Coach Station
10:40PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
1 transfer
GetJet Airlines
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
09:05PMMilan Malpensa Airport (MXP)
1 transfer
Air France
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
08:50AMMilan Linate Airport (LIN)
1 transfer
KLM Cityhopper
London City Airport (LCY)
10:40PMMilan Linate Airport (LIN)
1 transfer

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How to travel from London to Milan?

The trip from London to Milan can be made by air, rail, or road, creating plenty of options for all types of travelers. The fastest way to travel from London to Milan is a two-hour direct flight. Train trips from London to Milan take, on average, about ten to 14 hours, and there are several trains per day. Bus trips take between 22 and 24 hours to arrive in Milan. All services operate from Monday to Friday and on weekends. 

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

The cheapest way to travel from London to Milan is by bus with next-day tickets. Buses travel to Paris first, before completing the journey to Milan. Flixbus departs from London Victoria Coach Station and stops at Paris Nord or Gare de Lyon before arrival at Lampugnano Station in Milan, close to the city center. Baltour buses also travel from London to Milan with changes en route. Alternatively, a flight can be a good combination of speed and price, if bus travel is too time-consuming. 

What is the fastest way to travel from London to Milan?

The fastest way to travel from London to Milan is by air. This popular route is serviced by easyJet, Ryanair, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, and British Airways and takes about one hour and 55 minutes to arrive in Milan. Flights depart from London City, Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton, Stansted, and Southend Airport and arrive at Linate, Malpensa, or Bergamo airports. Travelers should allow for transportation to and from airports, which will add an additional two to four hours to their trip. There is, however, easy access to the city center via the express bus or rail services which depart frequently throughout the day and operate from Monday to Friday, with slightly more limited services on weekends.

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Travel from London to Milan by train

There are no direct trains from London to Milan, but Eurostar and Trenitalia travel to Milan via Paris. Trains depart from St Pancras, stopping at Paris Nord or Gare De Lyon before arriving at Lampugnano Station, Milan. There are about 24 departures per day and the journey takes approximately ten hours and 40 minutes, including transfers. There are departures from Monday to Sunday and trains on the weekend, every few hours. The earliest train departs before rush hour and the latest train departs in the mid-evening. There are trains at mid-morning and afternoon, providing plenty of options for travelers throughout the day. 

Travel from London to Milan by bus

The journey from London to Milan by bus is done in two stages, so if a stop in Paris is appealing, then this can be an excellent choice. Passengers travel from London's Victoria coach station to Paris Gare de Lyon or Nord then onwards to Lampugnano station in Milan. The journey takes 24 hours on average, and passengers should allow at least 30 minutes for checking in and baggage. There are a few daily departures, with the earliest bus leaving about mid-morning and the late bus leaving after 8:00 p.m. Upon arrival in Milan, travelers can reach the city center by rental car in about 15 minutes, by Metro and tram, or by taxi or ride-sharing service.

Travel from London to Milan by plane

EasyJet, Ryanair, Alitalia, British Airways, and other airlines fly to Milan. Flights with transfers can take from three to six hours, but there are also plenty of direct flights taking just one hour and 55 minutes. Flights depart from early morning to late evening, and there are usually well over 100 scheduled flights on this route per day. Upon arrival, travelers at Malpensa airport can reach Milan's city center by rental car or take the Malpensa Express or Trenitalia train which takes about 50 minutes and departs every 20 to 40 minutes. Travelers landing at Linate can opt for a taxi or the 73 line, every day of the week, every ten minutes. The first bus departs in the early morning and the last bus leaves after midnight, taking around 30 minutes to reach the city center from the airport. Travelers landing at Bergamo airport can take the K350 city bus, which takes about 50 minutes and departs every 20 to 30 minutes or take the line 406 bus which departs every hour. Travelers can also opt for the Trenord train which takes 50 minutes. 

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Deutsche Bahn

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Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from London to Milan. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      KLM is the Netherlands' national carrier and offers two types of ticket for your travel to Milan from London: Economy and Business.

        FAQs: Travel from London 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 London to Milan.

        You can get to Milan from London 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from London to Milan is by taking a flight with average ticket prices of $54 (€47) compared to other travel options to Milan:

        A flight is $21 (€18) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from London to Milan costing on average $75 (€65).

        Taking a flight costs $527 (€455) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $581 (€502).

        The quickest way to travel from London to Milan is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Bus takes 23 h on average.

        Getting to Milan by train takes 10 h 36 min on average.

        The distance from London to Milan is approximately 595 miles (959 km).

        The average frequency per day from London to Milan is:

        • Around 2 trains per day.

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

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

        • Buses mostly leave from London, Victoria Coach Station and tend to arrive in Milano, Milan Linate Airport.
        • Flights mostly depart from London Gatwick Airport and arrive in Milan Malpensa Airport.
        • Trains mostly leave from London Waterloo and tend to arrive in Milan Centrale.

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Milan:

        • You can travel by bus to Milan from London with BlaBlaCar Bus or FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus London to Milan tickets for $75 (€65) on Omio.
        • You can travel between London and Milan by flight with Ryanair, Wizz Air, Malta Air, easyJet, British Airways, Alitalia, Aeroitalia, Luxair, Cityflyer (British Airways 2), Lufthansa, Eurowings, Air France, KLM, Vueling Airlines, SWISS, Norwegian Air, LAER, Iberia Express, Air Baltic, Brussels Airlines, German Airways, airmax or KLM Cityhopper. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $64 (€55) with British Airways from London to Milan.
        • You can travel between London and Milan by train with TGV INOUI or Eurostar. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $581 (€502) with Eurostar from London to Milan.

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

        • Direct services by bus with.
        • Direct services by plane with easyJet or British Airways.
        • Take a direct train with.

        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 London to Milan.

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