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from London to Milan

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

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To get from London to Milan on Sep 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00AMLondon Stansted Airport1h50 10:50AMMilan Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport
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$331One-way
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09:35PMLondon Stansted Airport1h50 12:25AMMilan Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport
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$281One-way
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08:45AMLondon Stansted Airport1h50 11:35AMMilan Malpensa Airport
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$331One-way
07:25PMLondon Stansted Airport1h50 10:15PMMilan Malpensa Airport
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$381One-way
09:00AMLondon Gatwick Airport2h05 12:05PMMilan Malpensa Airport
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$861One-way

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Travel Information from London to Milan

distanceDistance595 miles (959 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$20 - $106
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $20 (€16) • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $20 (€16) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air or Flixbus

Take a flight or bus to travel 595 miles (959 km) to Milan from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Malta Air or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from London to Milan.

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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FAQs
Is international travel between London, United Kingdom and Milan, Italy allowed?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Milan, Italy is: Partially open.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Italy?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Milan from London?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Milan, Italy?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 9/27/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between London and Milan.

Are there restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Milan, Italy due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from Italy is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Milan, Italy?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to London from Milan?

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to London from Milan here.

How do I get from London to Milan?

There are 2 travel options from London to Milan: flight or bus.

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

The cheapest way to travel from London to Milan is by taking a flight with an average price of $20 (€16).

This is compared to other travel options to Milan:

Taking a flight is usually $87 (€69) less than taking a bus to Milan, which costs on average $106 (€85) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Milan from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Milan can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 23 h.

How far is it from London to Milan?

You should expect to travel around 595 miles (959 km) between London and Milan.

What are the departure and arrival points in London and in Milan?

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from London to Milan depart from London Heathrow Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from London to Milan depart from London, Victoria Coach Station to Milan, Stazione Centrale.
Which travel operators can get me to Milan from London?

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

  • Travel with Malta Air to go to Milan by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Malta Air London to Milan tickets on Omio for $20 (€16).
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Milan. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus London to Milan tickets on Omio for $106 (€85).
Is there a way to travel directly from London to Milan?

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

  • You can book a direct flight with easyJet, Ryanair, British Airways or Malta Air.

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 London.

What is another destination I should add to my tour 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 Rome, Paris or Naples. 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!
How far in advance should I book tickets between London and Milan online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from London to Milan, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $20 (€16) one way.
  • A bus ticket costs $106 (€85) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking London to Milan tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.