How to travel from Venice to Milan

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from Venice to Milan

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

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To get from Venice to Milan on Dec 08 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:10PMVenice3h50 07:00PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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03:10PMVenice3h50 07:00PMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano
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06:10PMVenice Santa Lucia3h25 09:35PMMilan Centrale
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08:10AMVenice Santa Lucia3h25 11:35AMMilan Centrale
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05:10PMVenice Santa Lucia3h25 08:35PMMilan Centrale
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Travel Information between Venice and Milan

distanceDistance151 miles (244 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $36
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 2 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Trenitalia

Travel 151 miles (244 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Venice to Milan. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Venice to Milan.

How to Travel from Venice to Milan

The journey between Venice and Milan is popular with travelers in Italy. Located a little under 300 kilometers apart, Venice and the fashion capital of Milan are two of Italy's most important cities. The journey between the two can be made by train or bus; however, the quickest and most convenient method of travel is most often by train. Traveling from Venice to Milan by train takes approximately 2 hours while taking the bus takes just over 4 hours.

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

Venice to Milan Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€11

4:10 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€26

2:00 h

2 Weeks Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Venice to Milan


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Venice to Milan. Most buses traveling from Venice to Milan depart from Venice's Tronchetto bus station and take just over 4 hours to arrive at either Milano Lampugnano bus station or Milan's Stazione Fs/metro Rogoredo - Lato Anas. Around 10 buses travel from venice to Milan every day with the first bus departing at 8:30 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Milan to Venice include Flixbus, Baltour, and BusCenter. Rideharing services like BlaBlaCar also frequently travel from Venice to Milan.


Fastest way to travel from Venice to Milan


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Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Venice to Milan. Trains traveling from Venice to Milan depart from either Venice's Santa Lucia or Mestre train station and take approximately 2 hours to arrive at Milano Centrale train station. Approximately 25 trains travel from Venice to Milan every day, with the first train departing Venice at 5:40 a.m. Trenitalia is the main train company that travels from Venice to Milan, with both Frecciarossa and Frecciabianca train types frequently making the journey.


Most popular way to travel from Venice to Milan


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Venice to Milan. Traveling from Venice to Milan by train is around 2 hours faster than taking the bus. However, traveling from Milan to Venice by bus is also a popular option for those who aren't strapped for time and would prefer to save some money since trains are €15 more expensive than buses on average.


How to get from Venice to Milan

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Venice to Milan, 100,00% 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 Venice 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

There are 4 ways to travel to Milan from Venice including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Milan from Venice is by taking a flight, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Milan:

A flight is $34 (€30) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Venice to Milan costing on average $36 (€32).

Taking a flight is about $18 (€16) less than taking a train, which costs on average $20 (€18) for this route.

The quickest way to travel to Milan from Venice is by train, which takes on average 2 h 6 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Milan by bus can take on average 3 h.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

Milan is approximately 151 miles (244 km) away from Venice.

The average frequency per day from Venice to Milan is:

  • 15 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Venice to Milan depart from Venice, Port San Basilio to Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Venice Marco Polo Airport and arrive in Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Milano Centrale.

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

  • You can take a bus from Venice to Milan with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $36 (€32) with Flixbus from Venice to Milan.
  • You can take a train from Venice to Milan with Trenitalia. Cheap tickets can be found for $20 (€18) with Trenitalia from Venice to Milan.

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

  • You can find 14 direct trains per day to take to Milan with Italo, Trenitalia or Frecciarossa.

Direct services to Milan 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 route.

Your trip from Venice to Milan doesn't have to end in Milan. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or Naples. If you’d like to add Rome, Paris or Naples to your Venice to Milan tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Milan today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $36 (€32) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $2 (€2) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $20 (€18) one way.

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

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