The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 14 buses that leave Milan for Rome every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||296 miles (477 km)|
|Average coach duration||7 h 40 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£14 (€15)|
|Coach companies||Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus, Autoservizi Salemi, Caputo Bus, Movelia, Marino Autolinee, Flixbus, Sellitto, BlaBlaCar, Calanda Viaggi, Bus Center or Itabus|
Coaches from Milan to Rome cover the 296 miles (477 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 40 min with our travel partners like Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus, Autoservizi Salemi, Caputo Bus, Movelia, Marino Autolinee, Flixbus, Sellitto, BlaBlaCar, Calanda Viaggi, Bus Center or Itabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £14, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Rome, Termini.
Find the best coaches between Milan and Rome with Omio's travel partners FlixBus and Marino Autolinee from £12. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Enjoy a smooth and easy journey from Milan to Rome with Marino Autolinee! As an official travel partner of Marino Autolinee, Omio can help you search current coach timetables from Marino Autolinee, compare the best routes to Rome from Milan as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Marino Autolinee Milan to Rome coach ticket available today. If you search for Marino Autolinee tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the coach station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way coach from Milan to Rome on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 296 miles (477 km) route from Milan to Rome with ease and comfort on a coach with Marino Autolinee.
It’s easy to travel by bus from Milan to Rome, with there being a regular service throughout the week. There tends to be about 24 buses each day that depart from Milan to the Italian capital, so you should have plenty of options for your journey. With buses taking about 7h 30min on average, you’ll have lots of time to sit back, relax and enjoy the journey.
There tends to be about 24 buses each day that depart from Milan to Rome, so you will be able to find a bus that matches your schedule. The first bus normally departs at about 6:05 a.m. between Monday and Sunday, whilst the last bus tends to leave at approximately 23:25 p.m. Buses tend to depart from either San Donato M3 or Autostazione Lampugnano, depending on which company you travel with. Whilst all buses normally arrive into Autostazione Tiburtina.
The average bus journey from Milan to Rome tends to last around 7h 30min, so you will have plenty of time to catch up on your favourite film or book during the trip. The fastest bus normally takes in the region of 6h 50min, whilst some of the longer routes can take nearly 12h. All the bus journeys on this route tend to be direct too, so you won’t have to worry about changing along the way.
Top of the cathedral in Milan. Source: Shutterstock
Departure train station: Buses tend to depart from either San Donato M3 or Autostazione Lampugnano bus stations. San Donato is about a 14min trip on metro 3 from popular tourist attractions in the city such as Duomo di Milano. Whilst Autostazione Lampugnano is about 15min on metro 1 from the same tourist site. At San Donato you can access bars, cafes and waiting rooms. Whilst Autostazione Lampugnano has coffee shops, newsagent and seating areas.
Arrival train station: The arrival bus station is Autostazione Tiburtina, which is about an 18min journey from Rome Termini train station on metro line MEB. At this bus station you can access a jewellery store, toilets as well as a snack shop.
There are two train companies that tend to travel from Milan to Rome, which makes this a great route to take. For instance, you could travel with Itabus or Autoservizi Salemi. These operators tend to run about 168 buses throughout the week. The average journey time for these buses tend to be about 7h 30min, so you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the beautiful Italian scenery. The bus journeys are also normally direct, so you won’t need to make any changes during your trip.
Itabus Milan to Rome buses operate a great service between these two cities each day of the week. There tends to be about 20 buses that depart on a daily basis, so you should have plenty of options to choose from. The earliest departure by this operator throughout the week is about 6:05 a.m., with the last departure being approximately 23:25 p.m. Most buses take, on average about 7h 30min to complete the journey, with the fastest being around 6h 50min and the slowest being in the region of 11h 20min. As Itabus provide a direct service on its Rome to Milan buses, you won’t have. To worry about making a change along the way. Buses on this service also tend to depart from Autostazione Lampugnano bus station.
Autoservizi Salemi Milan to Rome operate a great service between these cities too, but it doesn’t have quite as many daily departures. With around buses leaving each day, you won’t have as many buses to choose from. The earliest bus that leaves is day is about 10:30 a.m., with the last bus departing at about 21:15p.m. The average bus duration by this operator is about 8h 30min, with the fastest bus taking about 7h 30min and the slowest being approximately 9:30. These buses are also direct too, so you can just sit back and relax for the entirety of the trip. Buses on this route tend to depart from San Donato M3 bus station.
The services on board Autoservizi Salemi and Itabus are great, so you will be comfortable for your whole trip. Whilst there is no first class section on these buses, you’ll find it the seating spacious and comfy throughout the bus. On Itabus you can travel with a hold bag that is no bigger than 80cm x 50cm x 30cm, whilst on Autoservizi Salemi your luggage cannot exceed 160cm total dimensions. On both services you are also able to take small pets on board daytime buses, providing they are in a suitable cage or on a lead. You are also able to take your bicycle in the hold on these buses, but for this you must pay and excess cost and ensure that the bike is packaged adhering to the operator’s rules. If you are travelling with a disability then you should call up head of booking to ensure the bus can cater for your needs. For example, some buses do not have space for wheelchairs, whist others do.
It’s easy to get cheap tickets from Milan to Rome if you know when are where to look. Bus tickets are released quite far in advance of the departure date, so the earlier you book your ticket the cheaper it is likely to be. If is also helpful if you are flexible with your travel date. For instance, if you want to travel on a Tuesday, consider Monday and Wednesday too as these may be cheaper. You can also find other tips for cheap travel throughout Europe if you read the Omio magazine too.
Bus travel is one of the most sustainable ways to get around any country, with it releasing fewer carbon emissions per person than if you completed the same journey by car or plane. This is a great way for you to reduce your own carbon footprint and be kinder to the environment.
Piazza Spagna in Rome. Source: Shutterstock
Rome is a great city to visit, with there being loads for tourists to see and do. Make sure you don’t miss out on any of the top tourist sites and create an itinerary before you arrive. You can spend hours strolling through the ancient streets of the city. Here you’ll come across quirky cafes, impressive piazzas and awesome architecture. Then head over to some of the city’s most famous attractions. For example the Pantheon, which is a domed temple that dates back until around 118-128 a.d, is a great place to take a step back in time. The Roman Forum should be next on your list, which is where you’ll find the ruins of several ancient government buildings. Head over to the Vatican, where you can witness the Sistine Chapel with your own eyes. Finish off your visit to the Italian capital dining out on some great local food. Whether it’s pizza or pasta, you’ll be in for a treat.
Some of the Milan coach stations to Rome you can start your journey from include Milan, Stazione Centrale, Milan, MILANO - P. Zza Laghi usc. Autostrada new svinc and Novegro-Tregarezzo, Aeroporto di Milano Linate. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Rome include Rome, Termini, Roma, Via Marsala / Viale Enrico De Nicola and Rome, Rome Vaticano/ Fermata dell'autobus Via Crescenzio).
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Milano Centrale and arriving in Rome, Termini.
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Milano Centrale, located approximately 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the city centre of Milan. The most popular arrival coach station in Rome, called Rome, Termini, is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from its city centre.
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