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from Milan to Rome

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

Our recommendation

To get from Milan to Rome on Sep 27 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:40AMMilano, San Donato8h05 06:45PMRome
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$321One-way
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09:35AMMilan8h35 06:10PMRome
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$281One-way
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06:50AMMilano, San Donato8h15 03:05PMRome
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$281One-way
01:15PMMilano, San Donato8h40 09:55PMRome
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$321One-way
06:10AMMilan8h55 03:05PMRome
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$281One-way

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Sun
Sep 26
$67Intercity Notte
$42Itabus
$124Alitalia
Mon
Sep 27
$55Regionale
$25Itabus
$306Alitalia
Tue
Sep 28
$55Intercity
$28Itabus
$145Alitalia
Wed
Sep 29
$45Intercity Notte
$25Itabus
$151Alitalia
Thu
Sep 30
$55Regionale
$25Itabus
$124Alitalia
Fri
Oct 1
$55Regionale
$28Itabus
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Sat
Oct 2
$37Intercity
$25Itabus
$87Alitalia
Sun
Oct 3
$55Regionale
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$87Alitalia
Mon
Oct 4
$41Intercity Notte
$17Itabus
$87Alitalia
Tue
Oct 5
$37Intercity
$17Itabus
$87Alitalia
Wed
Oct 6
$37Intercity
$17Itabus
$87Alitalia
Thu
Oct 7
$28Intercity
$17Itabus
$87Alitalia
Fri
Oct 8
$41Intercity Notte
$17Itabus
$87Alitalia
Sat
Oct 9
$28Intercity
$17Itabus
$87Alitalia
Sun
Oct 10
$41Intercity Notte
$25Itabus
$87Alitalia
Mon
Oct 11
$20Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$87Alitalia
Tue
Oct 12
$21Intercity
$17Itabus
$87Alitalia Cityliner
Wed
Oct 13
$20Intercity Notte
$17Itabus
$87Alitalia
Thu
Oct 14
$21Intercity
$17Itabus
$87Alitalia
Fri
Oct 15
$37Intercity Notte
$17Itabus
$53Alitalia
Sat
Oct 16
$21Intercity
$17Itabus
$53Alitalia

Travel Information from Milan to Rome

distanceDistance296 miles (477 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $333
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $37 (€30) • 6 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $333 (€268) • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or Regionale

Travel 296 miles (477 km) by bus, flight or train between Milan and Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Air France or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Milan to Rome.

How to Travel from Milan to Rome

The journey from Milan to Rome is popular with travelers in Italy for both business and leisure. Buses, trains, and airlines regularly travel from Milan to Rome every day of the week. Key departure points in Milan include Autostazione Milano, Milano Porta Garibaldi and Milano Rogoredo train stations, and Milano Linate and Milano Malpensa airports.

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Milan to Rome Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€16

5:12 h

1 Month Ahead

trains

€48

2:49 h

2 Months Ahead

trains

€64

1:10 h

1 Week Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Milan to Rome


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Milan to Rome. Buses traveling from Milan to Rome depart from either Milan's Autostazione Lampugnano or Rogoredo bus station and take at least 5:12 h to arrive at Rome's Tiburtina bus station. Over 20 buses travel from Milan to Rome every day, with the first bus departing Milan at 5:25 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Milan to Rome include Flixbus, Baltour, and BusCenter.


Fastest way to travel from Milan to Rome


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Taking a flight is technically the fastest way to travel from Milan to Rome; however, when travel time to and from Milan and Rome's airports is taken into consideration, taking a high-speed train is actually the fastest way to travel from Milan to Rome. Flights traveling from Milan to Rome depart from Milan's Linate or Malpensa airport and arrive at Rome's Fiumicino airport after 1:10 h of flight time. Approximately 30 flights travel from Milan to Rome every day, with the first departing at 4:55 a.m. Both Alitalia and EasyJet travel frequently from Milan to Rome.


Most popular way to travel from Milan to Rome


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Milan to Rome. Taking a train is at least 2:20 h faster than traveling from Milan to Rome by bus while only costing €32 more on average. Similarly, trains from Milan to Rome are an hour faster than taking a flight when travel to and from Rome and Milan's airports is taken into consideration while being €16 cheaper on average. Trains traveling from Milan to Rome depart from either Milan's Porta Garibaldi or Centrale train station and take 2:49 h to arrive at either Rome's Ostiense, Termini, or Tiburtina train station. Approximately 70 trains travel from Milan to Rome every day, with the first departing Milan at 5:35 a.m. Both Trenitalia and Italo travel frequently from Milan to Rome every day.


How to get from Milan to Rome

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Milan to Rome, 92,09% 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 Rome 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 Rome

In addition to being the capital of Italy and the third most visited city in Europe, Rome is also the location of Vatican City- an independent country within Rome's city boundaries. Rome receives between 7-10 million tourist visits per year. Some of Rome's main attractions include the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Vatican museums, the Galleria Borghese, and the Spanish Steps.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Milan to Rome?

You can travel to Rome from Milan 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Rome is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $37 (€30) compared to other travel options to Rome:

A bus is $296 (€238) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Milan to Rome costing on average $333 (€268).

Taking a bus is usually $18 (€14) less than taking a train to Rome, which costs on average $55 (€44) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Milan and Rome?

The quickest way to travel to Rome from Milan is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 55 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 34 min.

What is the distance from Milan to Rome?

The distance from Milan to Rome is approximately 296 miles (477 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Milan to Rome?

The average frequency per day from Milan to Rome is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Milan, Stazione Centrale and tend to arrive in Rome, Tiburtina Station.
  • Flights from Milan to Rome most often leave from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Milano Centrale and tend to arrive in Roma Termini.
Which travel operators can get me to Rome from Milan?

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

  • You can go to Rome from Milan by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $37 (€30) with Flixbus from Milan to Rome on Omio.
  • You can travel between Milan and Rome by flight with Air France. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $333 (€268) with Air France from Milan to Rome.
  • You can go to Rome from Milan by train with Regionale. You'll see cheap train tickets for $55 (€44) with Regionale from Milan to Rome on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Milan to Rome?

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

  • You can find around 25 direct trains per day and travel with Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Milan to Rome?
Your trip from Milan to Rome doesn't have to end in Rome. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Florence, Paris or Venice. If you’d like to add Florence, Paris or Venice to your Milan to Rome tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Rome today!
How early should I buy Milan to Rome tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $37 (€30) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $333 (€268) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $55 (€44) one way for this trip.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Rome
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
Amenities
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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