You can get from Florence to Milan by train, bus or flight.
To get from Florence to Milan on 22 Sep we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||154 miles (249 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£17 - £20|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £17 • 3 h 55 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £20 • 3 h 54 min|
|Popular travel companies||Trenitalia or Intercity|
Travel 154 miles (249 km) by coach or train to Milan from Florence. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 54 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Trenitalia or Intercity among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Florence to Milan.
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Anyone wishing to travel in Italy from Florence to Milan will discover that trains are the fastest method of transport to travel between the two cities. Direct trains run regularly throughout the day from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station in the center of Florence to Milan Rogoredo Station, taking about 1.5 hours in journey time. Another option is to travel by bus using one of the companies that travel between the two cities, as the bus journey only takes about 3 to 3.5 hours in duration.
Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Florence to Milan. Coaches traveling from Florence to Milan depart from either Florence's Autostazione Busitalia-Sita Nord or Piazzale Montelungo bus station and take at least 3:15 h to arrive at either Milan's Autostazione Lampugnano or Rogoredo bus station. Over 20 coaches travel from Florence to Milan every day, with the first departing Florence at 2:10 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Milan to Florence include Flixbus, Baltour, and BusCenter. Ridesharing services like BlaBlaCar also frequently travel from Florence to Milan.
Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Florence to Milan. Trains traveling from Florence to Milan depart from either either Florence's Santa Maria Novella, Rifredi, or Campo di Marte train station and take approximately 1:40 h to arrive at Milan's Centrale or Porta Garibaldi train station. Approximately 50 trains travel from Florence to Milan every day, with the first departing Florence at 6:53 a.m. There is also a much slower night train that travels from Florence to Milan, departing Florence at 1:47 a.m. and arriving at Milan at 7:12 a.m. Both Trenitalia and Italo travel frequently from Florence to Milan.
Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Florence to Milan. Taking a train is at least 1:20 h faster than traveling from Florence to Milan by bus while only costing €16 more on average. High-speed trains traveling from Florence to Milan tend to be more expensive making taking the bus an attractive option for travelers looking to save money while traveling. Florence and Milan are located too close together to make flying an efficient way to travel.
There are 2 ways to travel to Milan from Florence including taking a coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Florence to Milan. Tickets for a coach cost on average £17.
This is compared to other travel options to Milan:
A coach is £2 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Florence to Milan costing on average £20.
The fastest way from Florence to Milan is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 54 min.
Other travel options from Florence to Milan can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 55 min on average.
The Florence to Milan distance is approximately 154 miles (249 km).
The average frequency per day from Florence to Milan is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Florence and Milan as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Florence to Milan:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Florence to Milan, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Florence to Milan with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Milan tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.
Before travelling from Florence to Milan, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Florence to Milan tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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