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from Rome to Milan

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rome to Milan on Jan 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h10 10:10AMMilan Linate Airport
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$771One-way
Cheapest
12:15PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina8h20 08:35PMMilan
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$181One-way
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10:00AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h10 11:10AMMilan Linate Airport
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$771One-way
08:00AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h10 09:10AMMilan Linate Airport
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$931One-way
12:00PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h10 01:10PMMilan Linate Airport
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$931One-way

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Fri
Jan 28
$52Intercity
$18Itabus
$77ITA
Sat
Jan 29
$33Intercity
$18Itabus
$77ITA
Sun
Jan 30
$36Intercity
$23Itabus
$77ITA
Mon
Jan 31
$33Intercity
$18Itabus
$77ITA
Tue
Feb 1
$20Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$77ITA
Wed
Feb 2
$20Intercity Notte
$15Flixbus
$77ITA
Thu
Feb 3
$20Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$77ITA
Fri
Feb 4
$33Intercity
$16Flixbus
$61ITA
Sat
Feb 5
$20Intercity
$12Itabus
$61ITA
Sun
Feb 6
$33Intercity
$12Itabus
$61ITA
Mon
Feb 7
$33Intercity
$12Itabus
$61ITA
Tue
Feb 8
$20Intercity
$12Itabus
$61ITA
Wed
Feb 9
$20Intercity
$12Itabus
$61ITA
Thu
Feb 10
$20Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$61ITA
Fri
Feb 11
$33Intercity
$12Itabus
$61ITA
Sat
Feb 12
$19Intercity Notte
$12Itabus
$61ITA
Sun
Feb 13
$33Intercity
$12Itabus
$61ITA
Mon
Feb 14
$27Intercity
$12Itabus
$61ITA
Tue
Feb 15
$19Intercity Notte
$9Itabus
$61ITA
Wed
Feb 16
$19Intercity Notte
$9Itabus
$61ITA

Travel Information to Milan from Rome

distanceDistance296 miles (477 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $53
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 6 h 42 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $53 (€44) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus, ITA or Intercity Notte

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 296 miles (477 km) between Rome and 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 journey are Itabus, ITA or Intercity Notte among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Rome to Milan.

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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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FAQs

How do I travel from Rome to Milan?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Rome and Milan. You can take a bus, flight 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 train with an average price of $14 (€12).

This is compared to other travel options to Milan:

Taking a train is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a bus to Milan, which costs on average $16 (€13) for the same trip.

A train is generally $39 (€32) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $53 (€44) from Rome to Milan.

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

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

There are alternative travel options to Milan that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 50 min.

In comparison, getting to Milan by train can take on average 6 h 42 min.

How many miles from Rome to Milan would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 296 miles (477 km) between Rome and Milan.

How many services a day are there between Rome and Milan?

The average frequency per day from Rome to Milan is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Milan from Rome, where do I depart from Rome and where do I arrive in Milan?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Rome to Milan depart from Rome, Termini (G) to Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Roma Termini and arrive in Milano Centrale.

Which travel operators can get me to Milan from Rome?

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:

  • Itabus can take you to Milan by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Itabus from Rome to Milan for $16 (€13).
  • Travel with ITA to go to Milan by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ITA Rome to Milan tickets on Omio for $53 (€44).
  • Travel with Intercity Notte for trains to Milan. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Intercity Notte Rome to Milan tickets on Omio for $14 (€12).

Is it possible to travel directly from Rome to Milan?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca, Intercity or Intercity Notte with 25 direct trains per day.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Rome to Milan?

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

How early should I purchase Rome to Milan tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Rome to Milan, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $16 (€13) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $53 (€44) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $14 (€12) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Rome to Milan online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.