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from Rome to Milan

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

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

11:30AMRome8h15 07:45PMMilano, San Donato
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$351One-way
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11:30AMRome8h15 07:45PMMilano, San Donato
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$351One-way
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08:10AMRome Termini3h05 11:15AMMilan Centrale
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$991One-way
06:05PMRome Termini3h10 09:15PMMilan Centrale
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$991One-way
08:50AMRome8h40 05:30PMMilano, San Donato
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$351One-way

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Sun
Sep 26
$55Regionale
$42Itabus
$235Alitalia
Mon
Sep 27
$55Regionale
$35Itabus
$175Alitalia
Tue
Sep 28
$37Intercity
$25Itabus
$114Alitalia
Wed
Sep 29
$41Intercity Notte
$25Itabus
$114Alitalia Cityliner
Thu
Sep 30
$45Intercity
$28Itabus
$96Alitalia
Fri
Oct 1
$55Regionale
$25Itabus
$96Alitalia
Sat
Oct 2
$45Intercity
$17Itabus
$80Alitalia
Sun
Oct 3
$53Intercity Notte
$31Flixbus
$114Alitalia
Mon
Oct 4
$45Intercity
$27Flixbus
$96Alitalia
Tue
Oct 5
$37Intercity
$17Itabus
$80Alitalia
Wed
Oct 6
$28Intercity
$17Itabus
$80Alitalia
Thu
Oct 7
$37Intercity
$17Itabus
$96Alitalia
Fri
Oct 8
$41Intercity Notte
$17Itabus
$80Alitalia
Sat
Oct 9
$32Intercity
$17Itabus
$80Alitalia
Sun
Oct 10
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$17Itabus
$80Alitalia
Mon
Oct 11
$28Intercity
$20Flixbus
$80Alitalia
Tue
Oct 12
$20Intercity Notte
$17Itabus
$80Alitalia
Wed
Oct 13
$20Intercity Notte
$17Itabus
$80Alitalia
Thu
Oct 14
$20Intercity Notte
$17Itabus
$80Alitalia Cityliner
Fri
Oct 15
$28Intercity Notte
$20Flixbus
$80Alitalia
Sat
Oct 16
$28Intercity Notte
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Travel Information from Rome to Milan

distanceDistance296 miles (477 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $300
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€25) • 6 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $300 (€240) • 3 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTAP Portugal, Flixbus or Intercity

Travel 296 miles (477 km) by flight, bus or train to Milan from Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are TAP Portugal, Flixbus or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Rome to Milan.

How to Travel from Rome to Milan

Travelers in Italy journey between Rome and Milan frequently for both business and leisure. It is convenient to travel from Rome to Milan by plane, train or bus with direct routes departing multiple times per day. Key departure points in Rome include Rome Termini bus station, Rome Tiburtina train station, and Rome Fiumicino airport.

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Rome to Milan Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€16

6:45 h

2 Months Ahead

trains

€48

2:50 h

2 Weeks Ahead

trains

€78

1:05 h

1 Month Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Rome to Milan


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Rome to Milan. Buses traveling from Rome to Milan depart from Rome's Tiburtina bus station and take at least 6:45 h to arrive at either Milan's Autostazione Lampugnano or Rogoredo bus station. Over 20 buses travel from Rome to Milan every day, with the first bus departing Rome at 5:25 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Rome to Milan include Flixbus, Baltour, and BusCenter.


Fastest way to travel from Rome to Milan


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Taking a flight is technically the fastest way to travel from Rome to Milan; 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 Rome to Milan. Flights traveling from Rome to Milan depart from Rome's Fiumicino airport and arrive at Milan's Linate or Malpensa airport after 1:05 h of flight time. Between 25-30 flights travel from Rome to Milan every day, with the first departing at 5:20 a.m. Alitalia travels from Rome to Milan numerous times throughout the day, while EasyJet offers one flight per day.


Most popular way to travel from Rome to Milan


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Rome to Milan. Taking a train is approximately 4 hours faster than traveling from Rome to Milan by bus while only costing €32 more on average. Similarly, trains from Rome to Milan are an hour faster than taking a flight when traveling to and from Rome and Milan's airports is taken into consideration while also being €30 cheaper on average. Trains traveling from Rome to Milan depart from either Rome's Ostiense, Termini, or Tiburtina train station and take 2:50 h to arrive at either Milan's Porta Garibaldi or Centrale train station. Approximately 90 trains travel from Rome to Milan every day, with the first departing Rome at 5:45 a.m. Both Trenitalia and Italo travel frequently from Rome to Milan every day.


How to get from Rome to Milan

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Rome to Milan, 92,95% 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 Rome to Milan 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 Milan

Milan is Italy's main industrial, commercial and financial center, which attracts over 8 million visitors per year. Some of Milan's attractions include the Milan Cathedral, Santa Maria delle Grazie and Milan Fashion Week, as well as A.C. Milan and F.C. Internazionale Milano football clubs.

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FAQs
How do I reach Milan from Rome?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Milan from Rome. You can take a flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel to Milan from Rome is by taking a bus with an average price of $31 (€25).

This is compared to other travel options to Milan:

A bus is $269 (€215) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Rome to Milan costing on average $300 (€240).

A bus is generally $19 (€15) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $50 (€40) from Rome to Milan.

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

The quickest way to travel between Rome and Milan is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 25 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, getting to Milan by train can take on average 7 h.

How far is Milan from Rome?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Rome to Milan is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Rome? Where do I arrive in Milan?

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

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

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

  • Travel with TAP Portugal to go to Milan by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find TAP Portugal Rome to Milan tickets on Omio for $300 (€240).
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Milan. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Rome to Milan tickets on Omio for $31 (€25).
  • Travel with Intercity for trains to Milan. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Intercity Rome to Milan tickets on Omio for $50 (€40).
Where should I go next after I travel between Rome and Milan?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Rome to Milan often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Naples or Venice. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rome and Milan itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Milan and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Rome to Milan online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $300 (€240) one way.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $31 (€25) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $50 (€40) one way.

But we recommend booking Rome to Milan 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

Rome
Milan
Roma Ostiense
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Roma Termini
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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
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