How to travel from Milan to Florence

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Travel Information to Florence from Milan

distanceDistance154 miles (249 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$21 - $6
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 3 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus or Italo

Take a train or bus to travel 154 miles (249 km) between Milan and Florence. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Itabus or Italo among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Milan to Florence.

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from Milan to Florence

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

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bus

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

Itabus
08:00AM4h00
Milano, San Donato
12:00PMScandicci, Villa Costanza (Florence)
$121One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Itabus
01:30PM4h15
Milano, San Donato
05:45PMScandicci, Villa Costanza (Florence)
$101One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Italo
10:50AM1h45
Milan Rogoredo
12:35PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
$661One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Regionale
09:20AM5h32
Milan Centrale
02:52PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
$291One-way
2 transfers
Intercity
11:20AM4h59
Milan Centrale
04:19PMFlorence Rifredi
$351One-way
1 transfer
Regionale
11:20AM5h32
Milan Centrale
04:52PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
$291One-way
2 transfers
Itabus
09:00AM4h55
Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
01:55PMScandicci, Villa Costanza (Florence)
$181One-way
0 transfers
Itabus
07:00AM4h20
Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
11:20AMScandicci, Villa Costanza (Florence)
$181One-way
0 transfers
Itabus
04:00PM4h20
Milano, Autostazione Lampugnano
08:20PMScandicci, Villa Costanza (Florence)
$121One-way
0 transfers

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How to Travel from Milan to Florence

The journey from Milan to Florence is popular with travelers in Italy for both business and leisure. Buses and trains travel regularly from Milan to Florence every day of the week. Traveling by high-speed train is generally the fastest mode of transport for this route. Services are available from the early morning until late at night. Key departure points include Autostazione Milano, Milano Porta Garibaldi and Milano Rogoredo train stations, and Milano Linate and Milano Malpensa airports.

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Milan to Florence Travel Comparison

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Travel Time

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buses

€12

3:15 h

2 Months Ahead

trains

€31

1:39 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Milan to Florence?

Cheapest way to travel from Milan to Florence


cheap

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Milan to Florence. Buses traveling from Milan to Florence depart from either Milan's Autostazione Lampugnano or Rogoredo bus station and take at least 3:15 h to arrive at either Florence's Autostazione Busitalia-Sita Nord or Piazzale Montelungo bus station. Approximately 20 buses travel from Milan to Florence every day, with the first departing Milan at 7:30 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Milan to Florence include Flixbus, Baltour, and BusCenter.


Fastest way to travel from Milan to Florence


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Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Milan to Florence. Trains traveling from Milan to Florence depart from either Milan's Centrale or Porta Garibaldi train station and takes approximately 1:40 h to arrive at either Florence's Santa Maria Novella or Rifredi train station. Approximately 50 trains travel from Milan to Florence every day, with the first departing Milan at 5:35 a.m. Both Trenitalia and Italo travel frequently from Milan to Florence.


Most popular way to travel from Milan to Florence


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Milan to Florence. Taking a train is at least 1:35 h faster than traveling from Milan to Florence by bus while only costing €19 more on average. High-speed trains traveling from Milan to Florence tend to be more expensive making traveling by bus an attractive option for travelers looking to save money while traveling.


How to get from Milan to Florence

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Milan to Florence, 97,73% 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 Milan to Florence 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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Attractions in Florence

Considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence attracts over 1.8 million international visitors every year. Besides the Renaissance art and architecture that suffuse the city, some of Florence's attractions include the Uffizi Gallery, the Palazzo Pitti, the Palazzo Vecchio, and the Florence Cathedral with its famous dome, which dominates the Florentine skyline.

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Travel on El Pilar, Infobus and BlaBlaCar Bus travel to Florence from Milan at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Intercity Notte is an Italian train service operated by Trenitalia. It runs overnight services between major cities in Italy, making it a great option for travelers looking to save time and money. The Intercity Notte offers two types of trains: the Frecciarossa Notte and the Frecciargento Notte. The Frecciarossa Notte is the fastest train, with speeds of up to 300 km/h, while the Frecciargento Notte is slightly slower but still offers a comfortable journey. Both trains offer a range of onboard facilities, including comfortable seating, air conditioning, and Wi-Fi. Trenitalia offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, Comfort, and Business. Standard tickets are the most affordable, while Comfort and Business tickets offer additional benefits such as priority boarding and access to the lounge. The most popular routes for Intercity Notte are Rome to Milan, Rome to Venice, and Milan to Venice. These routes offer travelers the chance to explore some of Italy's most iconic cities in a convenient and comfortable way.

      FAQs: Travel from Milan to Florence

      FAQs: Travel to Florence 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 Milan to Florence.
      FAQs

      There are 2 options to travel to Florence from Milan including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Milan to Florence is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $6 (€5) compared to other travel options to Florence:

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of ().

      A bus is $15 (€13) less than a train with an average ticket price of $21 (€18) from Milan to Florence.

      The quickest way to travel between Milan and Florence is by train, which takes on average 1 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 3 h 20 min of travel time.

      You should expect to travel around 154 miles (249 km) between Milan and Florence.

      The average frequency per day from Milan to Florence is:

      • 25 trains per day.

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

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

      • Buses most often depart from Milan at Milano, Milan Linate Airport and arrive in Florence at Florence, Guidoni Tram T2.
      • Flights mostly depart from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Florence Peretola Airport.
      • Trains mostly leave from Milan Centrale and tend to arrive in Florence Santa Maria Novella.

      The following travel companies offer services from Milan to Florence:

      • Itabus, FlixBus, El Pilar, BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar, Marino Autolinee or Infobus can get you to Florence by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Milan to Florence for $6 (€5) on Omio.
      • Italo, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Regionale, Intercity Notte or Trenitalia can take you to Florence by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Intercity from Milan to Florence for $21 (€18).

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

      • Direct train available with Italo, Frecciarossa or Intercity 25 direct trains per day.

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

      Omio customers who travel from Milan to Florence often also extend their vacation to go to Rome, Pisa, Venice or Bologna. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Florence and these popular destinations at a great price.
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