How to travel from Madrid to Milan

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from Madrid to Milan

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Milan on Oct 06 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:35AMMadrid Barajas Airport3h55 01:30PMMilan Malpensa Airport
1 transfer
11:00PMMadrid, Estación Sur23h45 10:45PMMilan
0 transfers
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07:30AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h05 09:35AMMilan Malpensa Airport
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09:00AMMadrid Barajas Airport2h10 11:10AMMilan Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport
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09:35AMMadrid Barajas Airport7h45 05:20PMMilan Malpensa Airport
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Madrid to Milan

distanceDistance737 miles (1188 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $283
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $6 (€6) • 25 h 6 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $283 (€272) • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or ITA

Travel 737 miles (1188 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Milan from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or ITA among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Madrid to Milan.

How to get from Madrid to Milan

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Madrid to Milan, 100,00% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Madrid to Milan, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Milan

Travel Tips: 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 Madrid to Milan.

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Milan, Italy is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Spain enter Italy?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

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

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 10/3/22. 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 between Madrid and Milan.

The restriction level for your return to Madrid, Spain from Italy is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Madrid from Milan restricted?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Madrid from Milan?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 10/3/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Milan closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Milan: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Madrid and Milan is by taking a train with an average price of $6 (€6).

This is compared to other travel options to Milan:

Taking a train is usually $174 (€167) less than taking a bus to Milan, which costs on average $180 (€173) for the same trip.

A train is generally $277 (€266) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $283 (€272) from Madrid to Milan.

The fastest way to get to Milan from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Milan can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 23 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Milan by train can take on average 25 h 6 min.

The Madrid to Milan distance is around 737 miles (1188 km).

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Milan is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Madrid and Milan as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Madrid Barajas Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Milano Centrale.

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

  • You can travel by bus to Milan from Madrid with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Madrid to Milan tickets for $180 (€173) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Madrid and Milan by flight with ITA. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $283 (€272) with ITA from Madrid to Milan.

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Alsa or Union Ivkoni International.
  • You can book a direct flight with Ryanair, Air Europa or Iberia.

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 Madrid and Milan.

Looking to extend your trip from Madrid to Milan? Many Omio customers who go from Madrid to Milan usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Naples. If you're looking to explore Rome, Paris or Naples from Milan, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $180 (€173) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $283 (€272) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $6 (€6) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Madrid 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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