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from Milan to Florence

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

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To get from Milan to Florence on Jun 15 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:40PMMilan Centrale1h55 08:35PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$611One-way
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03:20PMMilan Centrale5h02 08:22PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$331One-way
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08:40AMMilan Centrale1h55 10:35AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$611One-way
05:40PMMilan Centrale1h55 07:35PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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07:40AMMilan Centrale1h55 09:35AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Mon
Jun 14
$33Regionale
$38Flixbus
Tue
Jun 15
$33Regionale
$33Flixbus
Wed
Jun 16
$33Regionale
$33Flixbus
Thu
Jun 17
$33Regionale
$33Flixbus
Fri
Jun 18
$33Regionale
$33Flixbus
Sat
Jun 19
$26Intercity Notte
$29Flixbus
Sun
Jun 20
$29Intercity Notte
$33Flixbus
Mon
Jun 21
$28Intercity
$13Flixbus
Tue
Jun 22
$26Intercity Notte
$29Flixbus
Wed
Jun 23
$28Intercity
$33Flixbus
Thu
Jun 24
$28Intercity
$29Flixbus
Fri
Jun 25
$33Regionale
$29Flixbus
Sat
Jun 26
$28Intercity
$13Flixbus
Sun
Jun 27
$28Intercity
$34Flixbus
Mon
Jun 28
$26Intercity Notte
$45Marino Autolinee
Tue
Jun 29
$26Intercity Notte
$29Flixbus
Wed
Jun 30
$26Intercity
$29Flixbus
Thu
Jul 1
$26Intercity
$29Flixbus
Fri
Jul 2
$28Intercity
$13Flixbus
Sat
Jul 3
$26Intercity
$13Flixbus
Sun
Jul 4
$28Intercity
$45Marino Autolinee

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.

Trains from Milan to Florence | Buses from Milan to Florence | Return trips from Florence to Milan

Milan to Florence Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

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


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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.

Travel Tips

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FAQs
How do I travel from Milan to Florence?

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

How far is Florence from Milan?

The distance from Milan to Florence is approximately 154 miles (249 km).

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Milano Centrale and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.
Who can get me from Milan to Florence?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Florence by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Milan to Florence tickets on Omio for $21 (€16).
  • Travel with Intercity for trains to Florence. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Intercity Milan to Florence tickets on Omio for $28 (€22).
Is there a direct service to Florence from Milan?

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

  • You'll find direct bus services to Florence with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find direct train services to Florence with Italo, Frecciarossa, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

Direct services to Florence 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 to Florence from Milan?
Many of our customers traveling from Milan to Florence don't make Florence their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Florence are Rome, Venice or Pisa, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Florence to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets between Milan and Florence online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $21 (€16) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $28 (€22) one way for this journey.

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

What is the cheapest way to travel between Milan and Florence?

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Florence is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $21 (€16) compared to other travel options to Florence:

A bus is generally $8 (€6) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $28 (€22) from Milan to Florence.

What is the fastest way from Milan to Florence?

The fastest way to get to Florence from Milan is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 27 min.

Other travel options to Florence can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 50 min  on average.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Florence
Milano - Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1<br>Bus lines 68
Milano Centrale
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1, M2, M3, M5
Milano Porta Garibaldi
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