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Travel Information between London and Milan

distanceDistance595 miles (959 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$10 - $75
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $10 (€8) • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $10 (€8) • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or BlaBlaCar Bus

Travel 595 miles (959 km) by flight or bus between London and Milan. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Ryanair or BlaBlaCar Bus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from London to Milan.

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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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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Milan, Italy from London, United Kingdom?

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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • 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 1/15/22. 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 from London to Milan.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to London, United Kingdom from Milan, Italy?

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?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • 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 1/15/22. 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.

What are the ways to get from London to Milan?

There are 2 ways to travel from London to Milan including taking a flight or bus.

How do I get from London to Milan the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from London to Milan is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€8) compared to other travel options to Milan:

Taking a flight is usually $65 (€54) less than taking a bus to Milan, which costs on average $75 (€62) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Milan from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Milan can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Milan by bus can take on average 21 h 25 min.

How far is it from London to Milan?

The distance is approximately 595 miles (959 km) from London to 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 take a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their bus from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.

Which travel companies can get me from London to Milan?

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

  • You can go to Milan from London by plane with Ryanair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $10 (€8) with Ryanair from London to Milan on Omio.
  • You can go to Milan from London by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $75 (€62) with BlaBlaCar Bus from London to Milan on Omio.

Can I find a direct route from London to Milan?

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

  • You can book a direct flight with easyJet, Ryanair, ITA, Malta Air or wizz air uk.
  • You can book a direct bus with.

Direct services to Milan tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Where should I go next after I travel between London and Milan?

Your trip from London to Milan doesn't have to end in Milan. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Naples. If you’d like to add Rome, Paris or Naples to your London to Milan tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Milan today!

How early should I purchase tickets to Milan from London online for 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 route costs on average $10 (€8) one way.
  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $75 (€62) one way on average.

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.