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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 Jan 17 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00PMMilan Linate Airport1h10 10:10PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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$701One-way
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09:30AMMilano, San Donato6h50 04:20PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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$121One-way
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03:00PMMilan Linate Airport1h10 04:10PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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$701One-way
06:00PMMilan Linate Airport1h10 07:10PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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$861One-way
08:00PMMilan Linate Airport1h10 09:10PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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$861One-way

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Mon
Jan 17
$40Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$70ITA
Tue
Jan 18
$36Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$70ITA
Wed
Jan 19
$36Intercity
$12Itabus
$70ITA
Thu
Jan 20
$36Intercity
$12Itabus
$70ITA
Fri
Jan 21
$36Intercity
$12Itabus
$70ITA
Sat
Jan 22
$20Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$53ITA
Sun
Jan 23
$40Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$70ITA
Mon
Jan 24
$36Intercity
$12Itabus
$70ITA
Tue
Jan 25
$20Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$53ITA
Wed
Jan 26
$19Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$53ITA
Thu
Jan 27
$20Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$70ITA
Fri
Jan 28
$34Intercity
$12Itabus
$70ITA
Sat
Jan 29
$19Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$53ITA
Sun
Jan 30
$36Intercity
$12Itabus
$53ITA
Mon
Jan 31
$25Intercity
$12Itabus
$53ITA
Tue
Feb 1
$14Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$53ITA
Wed
Feb 2
$19Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
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Thu
Feb 3
$14Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$53ITA
Fri
Feb 4
$29Intercity
$18Itabus
$53ITA
Sat
Feb 5
$14Intercity Notte
$14Itabus
$53ITA

Travel Information between Milan and Rome

distanceDistance296 miles (477 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $62
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 6 h 37 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $62 (€51) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesITA, Itabus or Intercity Notte

Travel 296 miles (477 km) by flight, bus or train to Rome from Milan. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are ITA, Itabus or Intercity Notte among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Milan to Rome.

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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

What are the ways to get from Milan to Rome?

There are 3 ways to travel between Milan and Rome including taking a flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Rome from Milan is by taking a train, which costs on average $14 (€12).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rome:

A train is $47 (€39) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Milan to Rome costing on average $62 (€51).

Taking a train is usually $2 (€2) less than taking a bus to Rome, which costs on average $17 (€14) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Rome from Milan is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Rome can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 37 min.

What is the distance from Milan to Rome?

Rome is approximately 296 miles (477 km) away from Milan.

How many services a day are there to Rome from Milan?

The average frequency per day from Milan to Rome is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Milan and Rome, what are the departure and arrival points in Milan and Rome?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Buses most often depart from Milan at Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Rome at Rome, Termini (G).
  • Trains mostly depart from Milano Centrale and arrive in Roma Termini.

Which travel companies can take me from Milan to Rome?

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

  • Travel with ITA to go to Rome by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ITA Milan to Rome tickets on Omio for $62 (€51).
  • Travel with Itabus for buses to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Itabus Milan to Rome tickets on Omio for $17 (€14).
  • Intercity Notte can get you to Rome by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Intercity Notte from Milan to Rome for $14 (€12) on Omio.

Can I travel directly to Rome from Milan?

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 Italo.

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 between Milan and Rome.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Milan to Rome?

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

When should I purchase a ticket from Milan to Rome online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket costs $62 (€51) one way on average for this journey.
  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $17 (€14) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $14 (€12) one way.

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.